The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is the most effective factory Mustang ever, but that was not sufficient for Texas-based mostly tuner Hennessey Efficiency.

Hennessey’s Venom 1200 Mustang GT500 extracts one,204 hp and 902 lb-ft of torque from Ford’s five.two-liter supercharged V-eight, up from the stock 760 hp and 652 lb-ft of torque.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Hennessey Venom 1200

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Hennessey Venom 1200

That electrical power increase comes courtesy of a new three.eight-liter supercharger (changing the stock two.six-liter unit), a increased-movement induction setup, and increased-movement fuel injectors fed by billet fuel lines. The Venom 1200 also wants E85 fuel to make complete electrical power. A hefty-duty supercharger belt, a hefty-duty tensioner, and an air/oil separation program assist manage the demands of this a lot more adventurous tune.

Electrical power is nonetheless sent to the rear wheels by way of a seven-velocity dual-clutch transmission, which will get Hennessey-distinct calibration.

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Hennessey Venom 1200

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Hennessey Venom 1200

Manufacturing is restricted to 66 units, and the improve is priced at $59,950 on best of the value of a donor automobile. The Mustang loses the Shelby GT500 model for the 2023 model 12 months, the final for the recent-generation Mustang, so locating a single may possibly be challenging at this stage. For an added $four,950, Hennessey will apply a livery inspired by the 1966 24 Hrs of Daytona-winning Ford GT40 Mark II (proven in the accompanying pictures).

Hennessey is not the only tuner giving a 4-digit electrical power improve for the GT500. Shelby American unveiled its very own GT500 Code Red improve in August, boasting one,300 hp and one,000 lb-ft of torque on E85, or one,000 hp and 780 lb-ft of torque on standard pump gasoline, plus a broad-physique kit and carbon-fiber bits. But Shelby’s edition fees $209,995—excluding the value of the donor GT500. Shelby only ideas to construct thirty automobiles, so it will at least be rarer than Hennessey’s GT500 improve.