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News Watch The 2020 Shelby GT500’s 760-HP V8 Being Built By Hand

17:05  21 september  2019
17:05  21 september  2019 Source:   motor1.com

Why Racing Stripes Cost $10,000 on the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Why Racing Stripes Cost $10,000 on the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Seriously? Stripes that cost $10,000?! Are they worth it?

The 2020 Shelby GT 500 goes on sale this summer, but Ford isn't discussing the price yet. The figure is sure to be higher than the GT350' s starting cost 760 horsepower, 625 lb.-ft.: 2020 mustang shelby GT 500 boasts world’ s most power-dense supercharged production V 8

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 ' s supercharged V - 8 engine officially makes 760 horsepower and 625 lb-ft of torque. This makes the GT 500 more powerful than the top 650- hp Chevy Camaro ZL1, although it can't That makes it the most powerful factory Mustang Ford has ever built , by a long shot. Now the only number that remains to be revealed is the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 ' s

Ford's most powerful V8 is a work of art

The 760 horsepower V8 in the upcoming 2020 Shelby GT500 is the most powerful engine used by Ford to power a road car. This monstrous engine is built by hand at Ford’s Romeo Engine Plant where an elite team works to build one engine at a time. Hot Rod Magazine was lucky enough to film the entire build process.

Painted Racing Stripes on the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Cost $10,000

Painted Racing Stripes on the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Cost $10,000 And that's not even the most expensive option. Ford recently launched the online configurator for its newest high-powered Mustang, the Shelby GT500. It includes all of the pricing for things like packages and options, allowing you to estimate how much your ideal 760-horsepower 'Stang will cost. One of the more shocking numbers we've seen in the configurator is the price for painted racing stripes: $10,000. Yep, ten thousand dollars. That is a lot of money for some stripes. Granted, Ford also lets you option vinyl stripes, which look nearly identical and cost $9,000 less.

The outgoing GT 500 was both quick and fast, with 0-60 miles per hour happening in about 3.5 seconds en route to a claimed top speed of over 200 mph. Like its less powerful sibling, today' s 526- hp GT350, the 2020 GT 500 starts out with a 5.2-liter aluminum-block V 8 that' s hand -assembled in

Ford Performance has a very great track record. Currently the Ford Shelby GT 500 is still under wraps. Given all the effort and development that goes into

In the sprawling 2 million square foot Romeo Engine Plant there's a specific line where elite technicians build Ford’s most important engines. Known as the Niche line, only the best Ford V8s are built here. This tradition began with the 4.6-liter V8 used in the 1996 Mustang Cobra and continues today with the 2020 GT500’s 760 horsepower Predator V8.

The Niche line may have a massive legend surrounding its work, however, the actual line is a small subset of the Romeo facility. Here the 2020 GT500’s Predator V8 will start as a bare block and leave as a fully inspected engine ready to power Ford’s latest halo Mustang.

During production, the engine makes its way around the small 21 station production line. Each engine is built by one individual who shepherds the engine from station to station. This singular builder does receive help during certain steps of the process but ultimately this is their engine.

Just how expensive can the 2020 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 get?

Just how expensive can the 2020 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 get? The configurator is live, so we found out.

Shelby GT 500 ' s 760 -horsepower Supercharged V - 8 . If you've been living under a rock, Ford will have the 2020 Shelby GT 500 on sale at the same time as The Shelby GT 500 will be built alongside the GT350 and the rest of the Mustang lineup at Ford's Flat Rock plant in Flat Rock, Michigan.

The GT 500 is powered by a 5.2-liter, supercharged, cross-plane crank V 8 . It’ll send all that power to the rear wheels, while the all-new, Tremec seven-speed How usable are all 760 of those horsepowers? It’ s unclear, but I’d bet that burnouts, donuts and screaming tires are all part of the standard features.

Everything You Need To Know About The 2020 GT500

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  • 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 Weighs 'Approximately' 4,225 Pounds [UPDATE]

The whole process takes around 210 minutes to go from bare block to complete engine. A feat of both craftsmanship and efficiency. All of the tools are tightly monitored by computers to ensure all torque specifications are perfect and no aspects of assembly are missed. This blend of computerized assistance with competent craftspeople ensures the Predator V8 is ready to take on race tracks across the globe.

At the end of the line, the engine builder installs a plack on the completed engine bearing their signature. This special moment forever marries the engine builder to the engine and the 2020 GT500.

See This 2019 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE Use All 650 HP In Top Speed Run .
It's the Bow Tie's turn on the 2.7-mile runway at Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds. There’s no question that in 2019, attention on Motown muscle has primarily fallen to the Mustang Shelby GT500. That’s not to say Dodge hasn’t stepped in with new special-edition Challenger models, not to mention the 797-horsepower (594-kilowatt) Redeye. Lost in this 700-plus horsepower war is the 2019 Camaro ZL1 1LE, which also made news this year for gaining a 10-speed automatic transmission option.

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