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Discussion in 'American Cars' started by GT40 2, Dec 17, 2009.
To bad Shelby is whoring out his name.
Heh, It's what you get when you ask for "The Ultimate Mustang" <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/PitLane?displayFAQ=y"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/smile.gif"></A>
Still, I would work on the suspension, gearbox, traction control and other stuff like that just a little more before giving it a freakin' huge supercharger. Power is nothing without control.
every year I think "This year's mustang would make an awesome used car in 4 years. maybe I should consider it then" and then every year ford kicks me in the balls by making the next years model that much better. totally gay.
also, this GT may not have to come in at 3500ish pounds to be really jaw dropping, but it DOES have to com in at 27kish. I get the distinct impression this might be the most expensive new mustang GT ever. and that would be sad.
I can see it coming out 100 pounds lighter with the new motor.
Well, with the 100 hp boost, we're gonna se some change in the price. Still, the next GT will most likely cost even more...
Here you go.
Pretty intake manifold, reminds me of the old SHO.
That's exactly what I thought.
much better looking than the 4.6
I kind of like the SHO intake.
Great looking engine!
So much nicer than the disorganized rats nest that was the previous engine.
Are the ZR1 and Viper ACR also failures?
Name some cars in that price range that can annihilate those.
The Stang's transmission didn't have to be replaced after that race.
damn that engine looks nice
And, it doesn't require $400 oil changes.
It'll be interesting to see:
1. How much it costs
2. How much it weighs
3. How well it handles
It will only be good for the Camaro if the Mustang steps it up because GM ALWAYS makes sure the Camaro outperforms the Mustang by at least a bit. Perhaps it'll even be enough to put me back in the Mustang camp as I was eons ago, who knows!
7000rpm redline, peak torque at 4000rpm, weighs only 30lbs more than the LS3.
are they available with the paddle type gearchanges
Type: 5.0L 4V Ti-VCT V-8
Manufacturing location: TBA
Configuration: Aluminum block and heads
Intake manifold: Composite shell-welded with runner pack
Exhaust manifold: Stainless steel tubular headers
Redline: 7,000 rpm (est.)
Valvetrain: DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake, variable camshaft timing
Valve diameter/lift (mm) Intake: 37/12; Exhaust: 31/11
Pistons: Cast aluminum
Connecting rods: Forged steel
Ignition: High-energy coil-on-plug
Bore x stroke: 3.63 in x 3.65 in/92.2 mm x 92.7 mm
Displacement: 302 cu. in./4,951 cc
Compression ratio: 11.0:1 (est.)
Engine control system: PCM
Horsepower: 412 @ 6,500 rpm (est.)
Horsepower per liter: 82.4
Torque: 390 lb.-ft. @ 4,250 rpm (est.)
Recommended fuel: 91 octane (unleaded 87 octane minimum)
Fuel capacity: 16 gallons
Fuel delivery: Sequential mechanical returnless
Oil capacity: 8 quarts with filter (10,000-mile service interval)