700-hp Ford Shelby GT500 officially unveiledJanuary 14, 2019
This evening is full of hot new Ford Shelby GT500 thanks to the opening of the North American motor show in Detroit. Now debuted a charged sports car from Ford Performance.
American concern Ford and its special division Ford Perfomance presented the next evolutionary development of the famous muscle car Mustang Shelby GT500. A special feature of the car was a unique body kit with branded elements, a powerful engine and a label with the name of the legendary designer. The equipment includes Recaro sport seats, carbon-fiber trim, 12-inch digital dashboard, SYNC 3 multimedia system with online services and smartphone integration.
The “highlight” of the sports car was his heart, represented by a 5.2-liter V8 compressor engine, capable of developing up to 700 horsepower. In tandem with him running an automatic transmission on seven steps. The drive is transmitted exclusively to the rear axle. In addition, the model is equipped with a launch control and a special system of locking the front axle to warm the rear wheels.
Thanks to a number of special additional options, the new generation Shelby GT500 can be assembled almost entirely from carbon fiber. Already in the standard equipment, the drive shaft is made of composite material.
While the company did not report the cost and date of commencement of sales of the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500.
Meanwhile, the Ford Focus RS: off-road hatchback that we deserve. The network has a new render from the design studio Rain Prisk. The car is a hatchback with huge wheels and high ground clearance.
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