What may well a Ford Mustang be like if its overall performance have been dialed up to hypercar ranges?

Shelby American has the solution in the kind of its new Code Red improve for the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500.

The improve is priced from a steep $209,995, and that does not incorporate the value of the donor Shelby GT500, but what you get is one particular of the most intense Mustangs on the planet.

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

The auto is the spiritual successor to Shelby’s preceding Code Red primarily based on the fifth-generation Mustang Shelby GT500, which was unveiled in 2008 and created in partnership with Nelson Racing. Even so, the substantial value of the auto and the international fiscal crisis at the time meant manufacturing by no means occurred.

This time thirty automobiles are planned—10 every for the 2020, 2021, and 2022 model many years of the sixth-generation Mustang Shelby GT500. As an alternative of Nelson Racing, Shelby teamed up with Fathouse Efficiency to extract a hypercar-worthy one,300 hp and one,000 lb-ft of torque from the Shelby GT500’s supercharged five.two-liter V-eight. Individuals lofty figures are on E85. Switch to normal pump gasoline and you are even now searching at an remarkable one,000 hp and 780 lb-ft of torque.

The crucial improve is a twin-turbocharger setup, along with upgraded versions the fuel program, engine management program, cooling, and consumption and exhaust. The twin turbos come from Fathouse Efficiency, which also provided the consumption manifold, intercooler, throttle physique adapter, and an ice tank with reservoir.

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

2020-2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Code Red

But the upgrades go properly past the powertrain. The auto also wears Shelby’s broad-physique kit for the sixth-generation Mustang, as properly as new twenty-inch wheels, a carbon-fiber hood and front splitter, a rear diffuser, and a big rear wing. New half-shafts and height-adjustable springs are also extra. The donor car’s common magnetic trip suspension is also recalibrated, in accordance to Shelby. The tires measure 305/thirty up front and a huge 345/thirty at the rear.

The interior was not left untouched. The front seats are lined in Shelby’s very own leather trim, even though the rear seats are eliminated and replaced with a harness bar. There is also a plaque on the dash stating the create amount.

The improve is put in at Shelby American’s headquarters in Las Vegas, and the firm states that the very first builds are previously in progress. Every single create will be entered in the official Shelby Registry.