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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

The all-new Shelby GT500 - the top of any pony vehicle ever engineered with the aid of using Ford Performance - supplies on its background with extra than seven hundred horsepower for the fastest street-prison acceleration and maximum high-overall performance era so far ever presented in a Ford Mustang.

"Carroll became constantly operating on the following quicker Shelby, I suppose he would really like this Mustang extra than any other," stated Jim Farley, Ford president, worldwide markets. "A takedown artist, the brand new Shelby GT500 will wonder supercar proprietors with its Ford Performance racing tech, supercharged engine and visceral swagger."

Arriving q4 to sign up for its Shelby GT350 stablemate, Shelby GT500 is engineered to assault on all fronts. At the drag strip, it is set to provide a projected seven hundred-plus horsepower through its first-in-magnificence dual-seize transmission. At the tune, overall performance improves even extra way to its race-bred chassis, custom Michelin tires and the most important the front brake rotors ever to be had on an American sports activities coupe. On the road, its menacing aerodynamic layout and Ford Performance motive force manage technology make each second at the back of the wheel even extra exhilarating.

Most effective Ford manufacturing vehicle ever

In the technique of creating the all-new Shelby GT500 the fastest street-prison Mustang ever, Ford Performance created an unique powertrain to supply new degrees of energy and torque.

"With its supercar-stage powertrain, the all-new Shelby GT500 takes the sixth-technology Mustang to a overall performance stage as soon as reserved most effective for exotics," stated Hermann Salenbauch, worldwide director, Ford Performance car programs. "As a Mustang, it needs to be plausible and punch above its weight. To that end, we have got set a brand new wellknown amongst American overall performance vehicles with our maximum effective street-prison V8 engine so far, plus the fastest-moving transmission ever in a Mustang for all-out precision and velocity."

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 begins offevolved with a supercharged 5.2-liter aluminum alloy engine constructed with the aid of using hand. To preserve the consumption air cooler and supply a decrease middle of gravity, the group inverted a 2.65-liter roots-kind supercharger with air-to-liquid intercooler tucked well withinside the V8 engine valley.

Like Shelby GT350, the aluminum alloy block capabilities weight-saving wire-arc cylinder liners and high-waft aluminum cylinder heads, plus large cast connecting rods, advanced lubrication and cooling passages. Beneath that, a structural oil pan provides strength, reduces vibration, and capabilities a patented lively baffle gadget to preserve oil wherein it is needed.

To channel energy and torque to the particular carbon fiber driveshaft, Ford Performance leveraged learnings from the tuning of its Ford GT supercar's dual-seize transmission. The group decided on a TREMEC® 7-velocity dual-seize transmission, that is able to shifts in beneathneath one hundred milliseconds - markedly quicker than any guide gearbox. This dual-seize transmission is designed for some of force modes, inclusive of normal, weather, sport, drag and tune, and turns on capabilities like line-lock and release manage via selectable Track Apps.

Next-evolution Mustang overall performance bred from Ford GT and Mustang GT4

To harness the energy and torque of the maximum effective Mustang ever made for the road calls for modern lively chassis era, tune-bred Michelin tires and Brembo® brakes - all dialed in with the aid of using Ford Performance.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 takes gain of revised suspension geometry, a brand new digital energy steerage unit and lighter-weight coil springs the front and rear. Next-technology lively MagneRide™ suspension is baked-in, along side the state-of-the-art in superior force mode technology from Ford Performance. The payoff is the best-ever lateral acceleration from a Mustang for more tune overall performance and motive force manage.

Putting all this chassis hardware to the pavement, custom Ford Performance-spec Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires and extra competitive Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires function particular compounds and tread. To offer tune-equipped preventing energy, large 16-5-inch (420-millimeter) two-piece rotors are brought - the most important of any home sports activities coupe - plus large, stiffer Brembo six-piston calipers. With 20 percentage extra swept place than the Shelby GT350's, those brakes have extra than 30 percentage extra thermal mass withinside the the front corners.

Two coping with applications with growing degrees functionality are presented for the all-new Shelby GT500. An to be had Handling Package consists of adjustable strut pinnacle mounts and spoiler with Gurney flap. For the in reality hardcore, an to be had Carbon Fiber Track Package capabilities uncovered 20-inch carbon fiber wheels with 0.5-inch-wider rear wheels (11.5-inch), custom Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, adjustable uncovered carbon fiber GT4 tune wing and splitter wickers with included dive plane. The rear seat is deleted to lessen weight.

A useful, menacing layout tuned with Ford Performance know-how

Thanks to a cross-useful group of designers, Ford Performance engineers and motorsports collaborators, the 2020 Shelby GT500 has useful tune-hero appears to fit its overall performance capabilities.

"With a double the front grille commencing and 50 percentage extra cooling percent airflow as opposed to the Shelby GT350, along side the maximum superior aero additives and downforce we have got ever presented, each millimeter of Shelby GT500's fastback layout is aimed toward enhancing overall performance," stated Melvin Betancourt, Ford layout manager.

Those huge angular grille openings and muscular hood integrate for a menacing, aerodynamic-led layout stimulated with the aid of using present day fighter jet aircraft. The vehicle's wider the front fenders and stance housing Shelby GT500-particular 20x11-inch wheels proportionally align to its rear fenders that hug as much as 20x11.5-inch wheels. A wellknown new rear spoiler and up to date composite substances withinside the rear diffuser bring about brought thermal management.

The group leveraged Ford's motorsports technical middle in North Carolina and its windshear rolling wind tunnel - wherein pinnacle-tier racing groups test - to ideal the layout of the Shelby GT500. Front fascia openings are extra than doubled as opposed to the Shelby GT350, whilst six warmth exchangers are crammed in to boom cooling percent airflow with the aid of using extra than 50 percentage. A large 31x28-inch louvered hood vent capabilities a detachable aluminum rain tray for higher air extraction and multiplied downforce.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500's purpose-constructed cockpit boasts race-stimulated top class substances and particular finishes worth of its world-magnificence energy. Premium touchpoints consist of an to be had uncovered carbon fiber device panel appliqué and new door panel inserts in Dark Slate Miko® suede with accessory stitching. Available Recaro racing seats with company aspect bolstering and pass-throughs for protection harnesses provide the best stage of overall performance. For the ones searching out even more comfort, energy-adjustable seating with Miko suede inserts is presented.

The all-new Shelby GT500 choices up a 12-inch full-shadeation LCD device cluster, whilst a high-overall performance custom-tuned 12-speaker B&O® Play top class audio gadget is to be had. All of that is managed through an 8-inch SYNC® three contact display offering SiriusXM and FordPass Connect™.

New colorations for 2020 consist of Red Hot, Twister Orange and Iconic Silver. Painted stripes are to be had for the all-new Shelby GT500 too.

Building at the legacy of Shelby overall performance

With a recognition for reworking Ford Mustang into dominant street racing machines, Carroll Shelby, American racer and entrepreneur, took his mythical Mustang GT350 version similarly in 1967 to craft the primary-technology Shelby GT500 with a changed 428-cubic-inch V8 stimulated with the aid of using his group's 1-2-three end at Le Mans.

Carroll Shelby referred to as the unique Shelby GT500 "the primary actual vehicle I'm truely proud of." Now, that legacy keeps with the third-technology 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 - the maximum effective and maximum superior Mustang ever.

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