Order kinds for the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 have leaked on-line and we now know that the 760-horsepower behemoth will probably be priced from $70,300.
Ford has confirmed these figures as correct to The Drive after they initially surfaced on the fanatic discussion board Mustang6G. Together with pricing info, options like an obtainable Carbon Fiber Observe Package deal ($18,500) had been revealed within the uncovered paperwork, as had been the acquainted Know-how ($three,000) and Dealing with ($1,500) Packages. This confirms the Shelby GT500 could have choices just like its track-focused GT350 brethren, together with sought-after tidbits like tremendous light-weight 19-inch carbon fiber wheels.
Ford’s particular line-lock characteristic can even be obtainable on the Shelby GT500—as if it wanted any assist shredding its gargantuan rear tires. The automotive’s 635 pound-feet of torque sourced from a supercharged 5.2-liter V-Eight tends to make traction exhausting to return by off the road, although, so it is a good match on this case.
As has been beforehand confirmed, the 2020 Shelby GT500 will come solely with a seven-speed twin clutch transmission, ditching the guide altogether for this era. Nevertheless, Ford guarantees this gearbox to be ultra-quick, which is actually a bonus within the uber-competitive world of drag racing. Paired with trick engine administration, it might be no shock to see this—the most popular ‘Stang of all of them—obtain a low 11-second quarter-mile time. Its prime pace, per Ford, will probably be restricted to 180 miles per hour.
For reference, the Shelby GT500’s beginning value of $70,300 places it quite near the Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye and a superb quantity above the Shelby GT350 at $59,140. As soon as vacation spot charges and the notorious gas-guzzler tax are utilized, prospects will probably be paying $73,995 for a base GT500.
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