Ford introduced its most powerful road model — Ford Mustang coupe Shelby GT500. Premiere sports car with the compressor motor V8 5.2 capacity of more than 700 HP held at the auto show in Detroit. The start of sales is scheduled for autumn this year.
About it writes Today.
All the details about the product the manufacturer promises to reveal in the coming months. At the moment we know that a sports car has received aluminum V8 5.2 engine with drive supercharger power “over 700 HP”, which allows it to accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h in 3.0 seconds and can cover a distance of 402 meters in less than 11 seconds.
In a few motor provides 7-step “robot” company Tremec transmitting full power of the motor to the rear axle via a carbon fiber driveshaft. As declare in the company, the switching time “robot” is less than 100 milliseconds. There are several driving modes: “normal”, “bad weather”, “sports”, “drag” and “track”. Also has launch control and hold the machine at the start of a special transmission brake.
Mustang Shelby GT500 is equipped with a suspension with revised geometry, active dampers MagneRide and sectionseven Brembo brakes with discs with a diameter of 420 mm. speed fan offers two package options: Handling Package, which includes adjustable legs-pillars and spoiler with gurney strap, Carbon Fiber and Track Package, involves the installation of carbon wheels, track tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2, an adjustable carbon fiber wing and splitter under the front bumper with wings kanatami. When ordering Carbon Fiber Track Package will have to sacrifice the rear seats.
Body of new items developed together with engineers of Ford Performance. Thanks to the “hump-backed” to the hood, twice as large air intakes and a completely revised front of the Shelby GT500 cannot be confused with any other version of the Mustang.
Another interesting detail of the new items – removable aluminum drip for rain in is installed on the bonnet vent. The front vent area twice more than the Shelby GT350, which provides 50% more airflow to cool the motor and other components of the car. In the oil sump of the motor is arranged a partition system that holds the lubricant at different accelerations.
The special touches are in the interior of the Shelby GT500. For example, the application of carbon fiber on the dashboard and inserts on door panels dark suede with contrast stitching. The interior is equipped with adjustable seats with suede inserts, which for a fee you can replace the racing “buckets” Recaro, as well as 12-inch digital instrument panel and multimedia system Sync3 with 8.0-inch display.
Earlier, Hyundai introduced the four-legged concept car.