The new 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will be powered by what Ford has dubbed “the most power- and torque-dense supercharged V8 in the world.” Specifically, that engine is the 5.2-liter supercharged V8, which cranks out 760 horsepower and 625 lb-ft of torque — yes, really. This totally street-legal Mustang will launch from 0 to 100 mph and then brake back to 0 in just 10.6 seconds. Go ahead and pick your jaw up off the floor; we’ll wait.
The engine is paired to a Tremec seven-speed dual-clutch transmission for optimally timed shifts and precise control.
According to The News Wheel, the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 performance beast will boast five advanced driving modes, allowing you to cater the Mustang’s performance to your specific needs, based on driving conditions, road conditions, weather conditions, etc. Specifically, these modes can alter the Mustang’s stability control, shift points, steering, ride dampening, and throttle response.
“Every aspect of the Shelby GT500 driving experience changes with the mode — be that the throttle responsiveness and snap of the shifts you feel in the seat of your pants, or the ‘pop and burble’ of the exhaust in performance modes. It’s a full multisensory visceral experience,” explained Pat Morgan, powertrain manager for Ford Performance.
It won’t be long before the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is available for purchase at Midwest Ford. Ford has promised dealerships this amazing pony car by this fall.