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Updated Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2011

ford mustang shelby gt500The new version of the most powerful factory Ford Mustang - Shelby GT500 - differs simply incredible indicators of power and thrust: 650 h.p. and 814 Nm! That's enough to make a top speed over 320 km/h. New version is ranked already as a modeling ruler 2013 and will measure swords with Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 2012 modeling year. However, for those who buy the horse power, all is already solved — the most powerful coupe Camaro offers only 580 h.p. and 754 Nm. Previous Ford Shelby GT500 only 550 h.p. To get such rise, Ford engineers of sports compartment SVT have chiseled the block of motor V8 from volume 5,4 to 5,8 liters, have replaced camshafts and driven supercharger with more productive and have thoroughly worked over cooling of the engine and supercharged air.

ford mustang shelby gt500

ford mustang shelby gt500

Ford engineers insist that created the most powerful series V8 in the world. Of course, they are a little disingenuous - the same Koenigsegg Agera R has a 940 h.p. and 5-liter twin-turbo. But if you don't take into account such exclusive, the Americans are right. Even supercar Corvette ZR1, which plays in a higher league, offers only 638 h.p. compressor eight LS9 volume of 6.2 liters.

ford mustang shelby gt500

Additionally to the powerful engine ford engineers increased almost all the nodes in extreme supercar. Raging transmits torque to the reinforced rear axle carbon fiber driveshaft and six-speed transmission was moved with new gear ratios further strengthened gears. A confident deceleration provide Brembo brakes with larger discs. For those who are going not only fly on the GT500 on the highway, but also to iron racetracks, is required to order an optional package Track Package. It includes an oil cooler for the engine, gearbox and rear differential, Bilstein shock absorbers with adjustable stiffness and rear limited slip differential Torsen.

ford mustang shelby gt500

External differences from the previous generation car a bit: the new front grille provides better airflow units, and more aggressive splitter under the front bumper give better downforce. The first public demonstration of supercompartment Ford held this week at Auto Show in Los Angeles.

ford mustang shelby gt500

ford mustang shelby gt500

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