2012 Ford Shelby GT500 speaks at the new pride of the most powerful production V8 engine ever installed in a vehicle. In addition to the unit and still be economical – at least economically than anyone else on the U.S. market offered by competitors in this class. It’s built on the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is the way with 671 hp.
The new GT500 will have 650 hp, Ford had already announced in early 2012. Now the Americans have certified its flagship sports model of the U.S. standardization organization SAE International. Officially, the GT500 has 671 horsepower that is now min at 6500 r / and an enormous torque of 856 Newton meters. Minutes early in the no-load speed of 1,000 rpm / 536 Nm to lie. Min between 2,000 and 5,800 U / are at least 90 percent of torque available.
New Compressor – The 114 hp gain over the previous model can be achieved with the new Shelby GT500, especially because of the fresh TVS-2 ,3-liter supercharged the American specialists Eaton. In addition, the engineers and the chassis, the chassis and the brakes adjusted on brute performance. The adjustable suspension from Bilstein is the delay and for a six-piston Brembo system is used. In addition, the GT500 is equipped with a launch control for a perfect start and an electro-mechanical power steering.
Ford called the GT500 as the most fuel efficient car in its horsepower class. In city traffic, to be payable in accordance with U.S. standard cycle an average of 15.7 liters per 100 kilometers. 9.8 liters on the highway disappear into the 5.8-liter V8, then combined 13.0 liters per 100 kilometers will be burned. Ford himself draws a comparison here to the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 model-year 2012: This will consume on average 2.6 liters of the road, although he is at 83 hp and 102 Newton meters less traveling. Construction is of more than 322 km/h Shelby GT500 in Flat Rock in the U.S. state of Michigan.