While other automobile manufacturers are focusing and working on all-electrical powertrains, Ford is simultaneously working on both electrical as well as gasoline vehicles. The American automotive company is ready to launch the Mustang-inspired SUV on 17 November 2019. Also, Ford Motors is not going to stop here. Ford is going to the successor of its most renowned muscular car Mustang, the Mustang Shelby GT500. It is going to roll on the tracks in 2020, almost after a year its declaration.
What is Mustang Shelby GT500
The Shelby GT500 is not an electric vehicle. It is a gasoline combustion car, which is a combination of modern technology and historic style and class. It is more potent than its predecessor, the GT300 and GT350. The GT500 comes with little improvement in form and aerodynamics. Seven-speed dual automatic clutch along with magnetorheological dampers are the main highlights. The rest there are many add-ons from which the buyer can choose.
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Under the hood of Mustang GT500
The Mustang Shelby GT500 comprises of supercharged 5.2 liters V-8 engine. This engine is capable of producing a massive 760hp along with a tremendous 847Nm of torque. The power is almost 234hp larger than its predecessors, the GT300 and GT350. Since GT500 sits on the top of all muscular sports car, it outperforms all its competitors in terms of power delivery and performance. The new Mustang completes the 0-60 mark in just 3.5 seconds. Mustang GT500 also inculcates the differential coolers and dual exhaust with electronic valves and quad tips.
Exterior and interior
The Shelby Mustang GT500 is loaded with features. Whether its the interior or the exterior, everything has been taken care of and is made with precision. Starting from the LED signature headlights to the sequential taillights, it looks perfect. Rear Spoilers, extended diffusers, and the exposed carbon fiber GT4 track wing completes the sports car.
The interior is also completely updated and up to the rest of the market. There are leather-trimmed front seats with lumbar control, and six-way power passenger seat. The cabin feels very up-to-market and loaded with the latest features. It includes an automatic air filter, dual-zone electronic climate control, LCD screen with voice command, and much more.
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Safety and Security features
Ford Motors have taken safety and security very seriously. Since the Mustang GT500 is a sports car, the safety of the driver must be the top-most priority. First of all, there are dual airbags along with one placed near the knee position. Other safety features include driver’s belt reminder, electronic stability control, ensuring stable turnings around the corner, etc. Some other features like adaptive cruise control, emergency parking and lane departure warning comes with extra chargeable add-ons.
Price of GT500
The Mustang Shelby GT500 starts from $72,900 and can go up to more than $100,00 with extra add-ons. For example, a coat of twister orange add $500, and a carbon fiber track pack comes for $18,500. The technology package costs around $3,000. These packages include optional wheels, different color coating, more safety and security updates, enhanced interior features, etc.
For the customers
The type of warranty and insurance is almost the same as that of cars in this category: a three year or 36000 miles warranty, with powertrain warranty of five years or 60000 miles.