The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra, the ultimate version of the world’s most famous blue oval pony car, will be back in 2020 with more than 700 horsepower under the hood.
The race for power knows no bounds. As Donald Trump announces the end of the support for electric cars, Ford unveils a 700 horsepower Mustang at the Detroit Auto Show.
The new version of the legendary Shelby GT500, this sports car is scheduled for sale in 2020. If the Ford Mustang already had an impressive musculature, the GT500 takes a new course. The redesigned front evokes a wild beast ready to pounce, and the flap and the exhaust outlets are in excess.
Three new 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 colors are proposed: “Red Hot”, “Twister Orange” and “Iconic Silver”. They can be accompanied, as is the American tradition, with painted strips spread over the entire length of the vehicle (from the bottom of the hood to the trunk through the roof). Inside, the list of options allows you to opt for a racing atmosphere with many carbon fiber elements and seats signed Recaro.
2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Specs
In terms of power, the American coupe is enough to worry many famous sports, since it will have more than 700 horses. Here, European hybridization or downsizing point, but a 5.2-liter V8 powered by a compressor. Another tradition of the country of Uncle Sam, which allows keeping a haunting sound while offering a high level of performance.
However, it will be necessary to review its classics when starting the first gear, since the manual transmission disappears in favor of a 7-speed TREMEC automatic clutch transmission. Another novelty, the Ford will not be a mere power monster to line up on the grid “Drag Strip” departure of a drag race. According to the American manufacturer, the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra will also be in its element on the circuit.
The coupe adopts new electric steering, as well as “MagneRide” suspensions of the latest generation with revised geometry. On the tire side, it is possible to opt for the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S developed for the model, or for Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2. The braking system seems to be able to stand up to the ardor of the V8 since Brembo calipers six pistons pinch discs 420 mm in diameter!
For those who want even more, it is possible to opt for the “Handling Package”, including a spoiler with a flap “Gurney”. For aspiring pilots, the Carbon Fiber Track Package offers, among other things, 20-inch carbon fiber wheels, wider rear wheels, specific Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires and an adjustable carbon spoiler. Attention, opt for this Pack means losing the rear seats of the coupe.
The price of the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra is not yet disclosed.