Putting its own brand of ultra-performance top spin on the country’s best-selling pickup, Shelby American has unveiled the 2017 Shelby F-150 Super Snake. Like the firm’s other products, this high-profile hauler will come with a host of bespoke cosmetic and functional upgrades highlighted by a Shelby-engineered supercharged Ford 5.0-liter V8 turned to make 750 horsepower. To ensure it retains elite status, only 150 will be built.

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“Carroll Shelby was an early pioneer in high performance street trucks, beginning with his first production version almost 30 years ago,” noted Joe Conway, Co-CEO of Carroll Shelby International and CEO of Shelby American at the truck’s reveal. “With the tremendous demand for our off-road-focused Shelby F-150, fans of the classic Ford Lightning and our 2009 Shelby F-150 Super Snake have clamored for a new generation muscle truck from Shelby. Working closely with Ford Motor Company, Tuscany and other partners, we’re going to offer a limited run of super trucks designed specifically for street duty.”

Available in six factory colors and with the choice of 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive, the F-150 Super Snake features a unique hood, grille, side sills, rear bumper treatment and hard tonneau cover. Chrome 22-inch Shelby alloy wheels wrapped in meaty 305/45 performance tires are also part of the package, as are Shelby graphics and badges. The cabin gets its own selection of upgrades, including a Shelby Registry plaque with its vehicle serial number.

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Complementing the extra motive force, the F-150 Super Snake gets a full Shelby performance suspension system with unique springs, shocks and geometry that lowers ride height and sharpens responsiveness. Covered by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty and available through select Ford dealers across the country, the 2017 Shelby F-150 Super Snake starts at $96,880.

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