Ford Efficiency has launched some new carbon-fiber goodies for the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500.
First announced at a GT500 track tour event held at Dallas’ Texas Motor Speedway ultimate week, the carbon parts are obtainable to acquire by indicates of the Ford Efficiency internet website and incorporate the two objects that boost efficiency as nicely as the aesthetics.
The listing is made up of a front splitter with abdomen ban ($1,820), hood vent and rain tray ($1,185), grille insert ($1,150), and trunk lid panel ($575).
Ford Mustang GT500 carbon-fiber hood vent from Ford Efficiency
The parts have been fully examined to carry out at the track and aid decrease bodyweight far more than the typical parts they exchange. For instance, the front splitter and abdomen ban weighs four lbs, or three considerably significantly less than stock. The hood vents and rain tray at four lbs are also half the bodyweight of the stock factors. In comprehensive you get about 9 lbs of bodyweight value cost savings by swapping in the Ford Efficiency parts.
These new parts are in addition to the Shelby GT500’s obtainable carbon packs which incorporate a new Carbon Fiber Dealing with Package deal deal added for 2021. The pack adds some considerable mods, this kind of as twenty-inch carbon-fiber wheels and splitter wickers. For even far far more carbon fiber, there is an obtainable Carbon Fiber Track Package deal deal which, in addition to the wheels and wickers, adds an exposed carbon-fiber instrument panel, GT4 track wing, and far far more.
There have not been any alterations created to the Shelby GT500’s powertrain, not that any have been essential. The 5.two-liter supercharged V-eight dishes out 760 hp and 625 lb-ft of torque and rockets the car from -60 mph in 3.3 seconds and preceding the quarter-mile in 10.7 seconds. The V-eight snorts and spits and whines as it delivers gobs of vitality by way of its slick-shifting 7-tempo dual-clutch transmission all the way up to its 180-mph very best tempo. Our only complaint? No manual transmission.