Shelby GT500: Ford introduced the most powerful Mustang in history


Ford revealed in the Detroit Hall which today opened its doors in the United States for the Mustang series most powerful ever created: the new Shelby GT500, a muscle car capable of accelerating from 0 to 96 km / h in three seconds.

With a Ford Performance set-up, it has a 5.2-liter V8 and more than 700 horsepower, as announced. The traction is rear and the automatic box with double clutch and seven gears. They ensure that every change occurs in less than 100 milliseconds.

The brand said it has larger brakes among all American sports cars, plus one adaptive suspension (MagneRide) which is adjusted according to the needs. Includes a race mode for the track.

O GT500, which the year will go on sale in the US, can be ordered with an exclusive package of carbon fiber, which even includes the tires (20 inches) in that material. In its technology of construction and development was used the maximum sport reference that Ford has, the GT.

In the engine they specified that the block is made of aluminum alloy, the Forged connecting rods are larger and improved lubrication. In full throttle, it allows to cover the 400 meters in eleven seconds.

A study was also conducted aerodynamic work, for which the baffles and the rear spoiler were used. In addition, for example, the front grille opens to increase cooling of the powerful V8 engine.

Everything on the Shelby GT500 – which goes through its third generation – was thought to deliver the sensations of a true pure blood, with adjustments that also affected the direction and a unique sound by its huge V8 engine.


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