Ford today in Detroit officially unveiled the new Mustang Shelby GT500 as a model for 2020.
According to Ford, the car is powered by a 5.2 liter V8 engine with a compressor and “more than 700 hp”, with the remark that the power data will be released later (unofficial reference is 755 hp and 948 Nm of torque). In any case, this will be sufficient to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour (96 km/h) in about 3.5 seconds.
The engine comes in combination with a 7-speed double-clutch transmission (available modes of operation: Normal, Weather, Sport, Drag and Track), and some media mention that later the manual gearbox will also be offered.
2020 The Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 has also got a more aggressive aero body kit (front spoiler, hood with air holes, rear diffuser, rear spoiler), racing bands, 20-inch wheels, Michelin Pilot 4S, sports adaptive suspension and exhaust system , Brembo brakes (with 420 mm and 370 mm rear discs), red brake pads, Launch control, as well as enhanced interior with Recaro sports seats and steering wheel.
In addition, the equipment will include 12-inch LCD digital instruments, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, Bang & Olufsen audio system with 12 speakers, rear camera, tire pressure monitoring system, SYNC 3 infotainment system, navigation, system to monitor the dead corner…
As far as color is concerned, Grabber Lime, Iconic Silver, Red Hot Metallic and Twister Ornage Metallic stand out.
The car will be available from the autumn, and the price has not yet been announced.