Ford is going to release a special version of their famous Mustang muscle car. This car will be sold on the market as 2018 Ford Mustang GT500. It will be first Mustang ever powered by turbocharged V8 engine. Speaking of exterior design, new model will feature two grilles up front. Rear end should be equipped with big rear diffuser, adjustable splitter and massive fixed wing. All other changes are yet to be announced. Inside the cabin, we expect to see leather Recaro sport seats, new digital cluster and improved technology features. Production of future 2018 Mustang GT500 will be based on the same platform, which was already used on the regular Mustang. Mustang GT500 2018 should come with aluminum fenders and doors, titanium roof and carbon fiber hood and trunk. These changes will further on improve structural rigidity, while at the same time it will make it much lighter. It is expected for 2018 GT500 to weigh less than 3,500 pounds.
2018 Ford Mustang GT500 engine performance specs
2018 Ford Mustang GT500 engine will be 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 powertrain. This strong and powerful Mustang V8 engine can produce more than 750 horsepower and 700 lb-ft of torque. Power from the engine will be ssent to the rear wheels through 10-speed automatic transmission. Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph is set in only 2.6 seconds. 2018 Mustang GT500 top speed should exceed 210 mph. 2018 Ford Mustang GT500 ratings should be set at 17 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.
2018 Ford Mustang GT500 release date and price review
2018 Ford Mustang GT500 release date should be set for the end of 2017. 2018 Ford Mustang GT500 price should start at $55,000, while fully equipped model will be priced more than that, but all that depends on the model and selected equipment.