2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Review

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Review

An iconic model in the sports car segment of Ford Motors, the Mustang Shelby has a dedicated following among muscle car enthusiasts. For decades, the Mustang line of performance cars have impressed drivers all over the world. Combining handsome looks and jaw dropping performance, the model has occupied a cherished part in the hearts of its admirers. After waiting with bated breath, enthusiasts of this model can now rest easy since the new 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is about to be released. Read on to discover its awesome, new features.


2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Redesign

The new 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 features a wide range of improvements on its exterior body. One of the most noticeable ones is the enlarged radiator grille. Featuring a matte-black, honeycomb design, this grille acts as a beautifying factor and an air-intake vent as well. 2019 Chevy Malibu review

The Mustang logo sits resplendent in its central section. Right underneath is a horizontal, bar-design, air-intake vent. It is sandwiched by smaller, hexagonal performance scoops. These not only increase the flow of air into the engine block, they also provide foundations for the LED foglights on this performance car.

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Image source: automobilemag.com – 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Spied

The headlights are characteristically Mustang. They feature three diagonal bars and a round main bulb. All are constructed with the latest LED technology. The hood has an aerodynamic bump in the middle. This interesting feature provides more room for the monster of an engine in this car. The shoulder line flows in a downward curve that rises upon the haunches towards its rear end.

The taillights also feature LED technology. They sit high upon the rear of the car. The rear bumper is sporty in appearance and is fitted with diffusers. Moreover, the car has a quadruple exhaust system. The tips emerge out of sculpted scoops at the lower edge of the rear bumper. The new car will be available in a variety of colors ranging from Deep Black through Ice Blue to Volcano Orange. Thanks to the exterior upgrades, it is a beautiful car. Mustang GT500 – wikipedia…


Competitors

Chevy Corvette Z06, Porsche Panamera, Nissan GT-R, Gallardo

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Image source: automobilemag.com – 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy photo

Interior redesign

Keeping in tune with the sporty exterior, the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has a stunning, high performance interior. Upon entry in the new car, you are immediately greeted by a 3-spoke steering wheel. Featuring the racing horse logo that’s characteristic of Mustang, the steering wheel is fitted with some handy controls on its upper spokes.

They allow the driver to easily manipulate the air conditioning system as well as entertainment facilities in the car. An 8-inch LED screen sits low in the middle of the instrument stack. It provides the driver and the car’s occupants with navigation and entertainment facilities in full color. Moreover, rows of tactile buttons are situated right underneath. They control the car’s comfort, performance and entertainment features on a deeper level.


Colors

Dark Highland Green, Velocity Blue, Kona Blue, Ruby Red Tint, Oxford White

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Image source: mustang6g.com – Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 interior

A trio of matte black air vents sit above the main screen. Moreover, a leather-covered shifter is situated in the middle section between the driver and the front passenger’s seat. It is decorated in black and silver. The sports car’s occupants can relax in Recaro bucket seats.

Featuring leather upholstery and contrast stitching, they are ready for the race track. Drivers can have them with a four-point harness as an extra option. It is important to note that the car has no rear seats. This is because it is designed as a pure sports coupe. Overall, the interior of this car is inviting and sporty.

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Image source: youtube – 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots

Engine, Specs

To deliver groundbreaking performance, the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is fitted with a twin-turbocharged Coyote 5.0 liter V8 engine. This power plant is capable of producing a whopping 700 horsepower. This is enough to launch the car from 0 to 60 mph in under 6 seconds.

The new engine will feature a 90 degree crankshaft, forced induction and direct fuel injection. This engine will be available mated to a 6 speed manual or a 10 speed automatic transmission. It has a mileage of 14 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.


Release date, Price

The new 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will be available in late 2018. It will have a base price tag of $65,000. Options such as performance equipment and premium materials will cause this price to rise dramatically.


Comparison

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 vs Corvette Z06 vs Panamera vs GT-R vs Gallardo


Crash Test

Ford Mustang 2017 [EU] Bad Result to Crash Test (EuroNCAP)

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