Ford confirm a new Mustang with over 700 HPJanuary 16, 2018
Ford has revealed a teaser a new generation coupe Mustang Shelby GT500, which will be the most powerful road model in the history of the brand. Video with the novelty, which will appear on the market in 2019, is published on the Ford official channel on YouTube.
In the description for the video it is indicated that the muscle-car will be equipped with a compressor engine V8, the output of which will exceed 700 horsepower. There are no other details yet.
Ford Shelby GT500 previous generation was revealed at the Auto Show in Los Angeles in 2011. The coupe was equipped with a 5.8-liter V8 engine with a compressor. The engine output was 672 horsepower and 855 Nm of torque. From zero to 96 kilometers per hour, the GT500 accelerates in 3.5 seconds, and its maximum speed is 325 kilometers per hour.
Introduced in 2012, the GT500 Super Snake version was offered with compressor units with two levels of forcing. In the first case, the engine output was 672 horsepower, in the second – 857 horsepower. Such a car accelerated to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds.
Now the most powerful factory version of the Mustang is the Shelby GT350. The coupe is equipped with a 5.2-liter atmospheric V8 engine with 533 horsepower and 582 Nm of torque. The most powerful model in the lineup of the brand is the GT supercar, which is equipped with a 3.5-liter turbo V6 engine of the EcoBoost family. The output of the engine is 655 horsepower and 745 Nm of torque.