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EnthusiastsRefreshing or Revolting: 2020 Ford Shelby GT500

20:25  29 january  2019
20:25  29 january  2019 Source:   motortrend.com

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How does the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 design-wise to its GT350 siblings? Take a look in this edition of Refreshing or Revolting ! After a year-long tease, the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 was finally revealed at the 2019 Detroit auto show. The top-trim Ford pony car certainly looks the part

The Ford Shelby GT 500 sits at the top of a newly invigorated Mustang lineup and, for 2011, has also been updated.You'll really have to look closely for this week's Refreshing or Revolting car, as the 8 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for the 2020 Toyota Supra.

Refreshing or Revolting: 2020 Ford Shelby GT500© Motor Trend Staff 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 04

After a year-long tease, the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was finally revealed at the 2019 Detroit auto show. The top-trim Ford pony car certainly looks the part of a 700-plus-hp brute, but is its design different enough from the Shelby models that slot below it? Let's examine.

Like the GT350 and GT350R, the GT500 sticks with the pre-refresh headlights. But besides the shared lamps, the front end is completely different on the GT500. The upper and lower mesh grilles are bisected by a black bumper piece, which makes it look like the car has one big, gaping hexagonal grille. Meanwhile, the fenders are significantly wider and are made of composite materials to reduce weight. The hood is also composite, and features a massive power bulge and heat extractor vents to accommodate the 2.65-liter roots-type supercharger. The front splitter, dive planes, and vents in the lower front valance are all unique to the GT500.

The Shelby GT500 Could Get a Manual If Customers Want It

The Shelby GT500 Could Get a Manual If Customers Want It Right now, the new GT500 will only come with a dual-clutch transmission. But, the head engineer of Ford Performance won't rule out the possibility of a manual in the future. So, there's a new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, and instead of a manual transmission or a torque-converter automatic, it has a seven-speed dual-clutch. Ford Performance opted for a Tremec-supplied DCT not only because it can handle the high, yet-to-be-confirmed torque output of the GT500's 5.2-liter supercharged V8, but because it offers quicker shifts on track. But, it might not be the only transmission the GT500 gets.

The Ford Shelby GT 500 sits at the top of a newly invigorated Mustang lineup and, for 2011, has also been updated.You'll really have to look closely for this week's Refreshing or Revolting car, as the 8 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for the 2020 Toyota Supra.

After a year-long tease, the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 was finally revealed at the 2019 Detroit auto show. The top-trim Ford pony car certainly looks the part of a 700-plus-hp brute, but is its design different enough from the Shelby models that slot below it? Let’s examine.

Looking at the profile view, the shapelier hood is even more apparent. The ground effects look slightly different, but one could be forgiven for mistaking a GT500 for a lesser GT350R from the side. The biggest giveaway from this angle is the adjustable carbon-fiber rear wing, which mounts to the trunk via two stanchions. If you choose the Carbon Fiber Track and Handling packages, that wing also gets a Gurney flap. It's difficult to tell, but the carbon-fiber wheels on the GT500 are bigger than the GT350R's. They're 20-inchers rather than 19s and are half an inch wider.

In back, you'll find a unique lower rear valance and massive 5-inch-diameter quad exhaust tips. Though the front fenders were widened, Ford says the rear wheel arches remain unchanged from the GT350. Again, the wing will be an easy way to distinguish the GT500 from the GT350 and GT350R.

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Coming to Detroit Auto Show

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Coming to Detroit Auto Show Ford teases the GT500's 700-plus-hp engine

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 sports more power, an imposing look and track ready performance. How does its looks compare to its rivals? home news Refreshing or Revolting : Shelby GT 500 Vs. Camaro ZL1 Vs. Challenger Hellcat Redeye.

The Ford Shelby GT 500 sits at the top of a newly invigorated Mustang lineup and, for 2011, has also been updated.You'll really have to look closely for this week's Refreshing or Revolting car, as the GT 500 's biggest changes were mechanical and not visual in nature -- we're certainly not complaining.

Inside, the GT500 gets a digital instrument cluster like the one available in other post-refresh Mustangs, but some graphics appear to be unique. The Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel is similar in design to the GT350's, but the buttons have been rearranged. One especially cool touch is the cobra button on the right side of the wheel. Both can be had with Recaro front seats (they're standard on the GT350 but bundled with the Carbon Fiber Track package on the GT500), but the buckets in the range-topping Shelby are trimmed with leather and feature an embroidered cobra emblem. Just like the GT350R, the GT500 comes standard with a rear seat delete, though a rear bench is believed to be a future option. One big difference can be found in the center console. While the GT350 and GT350R is offered exclusively with a six-speed manual, the only transmission option on the GT500 will be a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. That gearbox will probably shift faster than any human could with a stick, but somehow the rotary gear selector doesn't match the rest of the car's brutishly sporty vibe.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Coming in 2019 with 700-Plus HP

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After a year-long tease, the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 was finally revealed at the 2019 Detroit auto show. The top-trim Ford pony car certainly looks the part of a 700-plus-hp brute, but is its design different enough from the Shelby models that slot below it?

Filed to: 2020 ford mustang shelby gt 500 . Car and Driver and other automobile websites are reporting that the Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 will be limited to a top speed of 180 MPH, and while I guess that’s interesting in that supercars tend to use top speed as a bragging right, I’m really more

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Did Ford Cut The Shelby GT500's HP Before It Even Launched?

Did Ford Cut The Shelby GT500's HP Before It Even Launched? Ford says "over 650 horsepower" in LA, but we were told over 700 in Detroit last January. The new Mustang Shelby GT500 is coming. In fact, we know exactly when and where it will arrive: January 14, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan ahead of the North American International Auto Show. We know this because yesterday Ford opened up a cool display at the Los Angeles Auto Show saying as much, but that display said something else that caught our eye. © Motor1.com 2020 Ford Shelby GT500 teaser The new mega-muscle Mustang will deliver “over 650 horsepower.” Sounds neat, but there’s just one problem.

The Grabber Lime color makes this Shelby GT 500 an immediate attention getter, especially with the contrasting black trim on the front splitter, mirror caps, side sills, and other details. This one rides on a set of carbon fiber wheels, too, and there are a gargantuan set of brake rotors visible behind the

Ford still has not released performance figures for the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT 500 other than to say horsepower exceeds 700 and torque exceeds 600 lb-ft. But engineers are eager to point out some of the tricks needed to harness all that power and ensure the

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