Sunday, 12 June 2011

Auto Insurance Comparison - Connaught Syracuse vs Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Both of these cars look fairly similar, with one just being a lot more famous than the other. However, I don't think the Connaught Syracuse gets enough credit to its name. It really is a stunning car with an amazing V10 supercharged engine, not only that but the cost to insure one of these beasts is considerably less than to insure a ford Mustang ! Based on these ideas I would definitely choose the Connaught. But..


Which one would you choose?


Right lets get started:


Connaught Syracuse


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Average insurance for middle-age man, safe neighbourhood: $700 month

The Connaught name was last seen on racing cars from the 1950's but has now been resurrected in the form of a bespoke British sports car for the new millenium.

The Syracuse will be a limited run (of 100) enthusiasts vehicle with hand crafted alloy bodywork and a luxury leather interior. Power is provided by a rare supercharged V10 of only 2 litres capacity, still enough for an output of 300bhp.




Ford Mustang Shelby GT500




















 


Average insurance for middle-age man, safe neighbourhood: $1000/month


Ford's special vehicles team (the people behind the Ford GT) have breathed fire into the humble Mustang to create the awesome Shelby GT500, reviving an association with the famed Shelby name going back 40 years to the original 60’s Shelby Mustang. Ford’s GT also donates it's supercharged 5.4L V8 powerplant, although this one 'only' kicks out 500bhp! Body mods are for both form and function, crafted from the experiences of the Ford racing team, all nicely finished off with the obligatory 'Cobra' emblem. For the 2010 model year, power was raised to 540bhp, then 550bhp with an all new lightweight 5.4 litre due to arrive in 2011.

At just $40k in the USA the GT500 is a terrific bargain, costs having been kept down by the decision to incorporate a 'live' rear axle. This does effect handling but that is more than made up for with it’s satisfying straight line urge.



Which car would YOU choose?



 
Enjoy !

33 comments:

  1. connaught syracouse for me.
    better looking and cheaper insurance

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  2. ooo can't decide, too poor :(

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  3. The mustang, not sure its worth the extra 300 tho

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  4. These two cars are outstanding but its the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 for me.

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  5. I dont care if it's more expensive, the Shelby is the way to go.

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  6. the ford mustang of course!

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  7. Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 :P

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  8. Gotta be the mustang, its a dream of mine to own one

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  9. Hand down swear to god, Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is one of my favorite cars.

    My favorite make is Mustang!

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  10. Ford Mustang <3
    It's my dream to have one.

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  11. I'd choose the ford, nice pictures dude

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  12. I would go for the Connaught aswell, just my opinion

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  13. Damn straight I'd go with the Connaught. It looks like a strong man's car.

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  14. Mustangs is the win here! So mustang it is!

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  15. wouldnt mind trying out the syracuse

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  16. Gotta be a Mustang for me, what a legendary car!!

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  17. When I see the numbers I can only wonder, what could you have done with that $1000 for that month instead...

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  18. shelby was in fast and furious, no?

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  19. never heard of the first one so mustang!

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  20. I think I would definitely choose the Connaught. It is just more rare and awesome. Plus, cheaper.

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  21. gt500 i just really like the looks of it

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  22. The first one looks like a shark ROFL

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  23. Ford Mustang looks better if you ask me

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  24. never even heard of connaught, i would go for the shelby gt

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