Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 2019 might debut early next month?

Updated Oct 06, 2020 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

We are all waiting for an official confirmation from Ford.

Last week, Ford leaked its first official teaser for the imminent Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 2019. According to a post on Mustang6G, a news and forum blog for Mustang fans, the super car is scheduled to debut in the Chicago Auto Show early next month as the Blue Oval has a tradition of presenting its fast cars in the Windy City. 

In detail, the deleted article suggested that the car should debut on the first day of the show on February 8. However, this article was taken down over last weekend and organizers from the said event also clarified that the mentioned above information was posted "in error". The name of the model is also no longer included in the list of Vehicles on Display and Debut Vehicles on the official website of the event.

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spy shot of Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 2019

The upcoming pony car will be driven by 5.2L supercharged V8 engine

Thereby, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 2019 debut date still remains unclear at the moment. Philkotse.com will keep you updated with the latest car news in the upcoming days as soon as more details arise from the auto manufacturer.

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While the all-new 2019 GT500 will be powered by the same 5.2L supercharged V8 engine found in the Shelby GT350 and GT350R, it is able to deliver more than 522 kilowatts (700 horsepower). What’s more, rumor suggests that the supercharger alone will feature a 2.6-liter displacement which enables it to produce up to 559 kW (750 hp). Besides, the vehicle is also expected to come equipped with 10-speed automatic transmission from Ford F-150 Raptor.

spy shot of Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 2019

It is claimed to deliver more than 522 kilowatts (700 horsepower)

Furthermore, coming with 3.5L V-6 EcoBoost, the new 2019 Shelby GT500 is appreciated as the most powerful production vehicle of Ford, even stronger than the Ford GT supercar.

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Ford Mustang

Arguably the most popular vehicle from the Blue Oval company, the Ford Mustang is one powerful coupe that is competing in the market with its sixth-gen model. Ford Mustang 2022 Price Philippines from Php 2,948,000 to Php 7,760,000, depending on the variant. Speaking of variants, the Mustang comes with four variants in the Philippines, namely the 2.3L EcoBoost, 5.0L GT Fastback, 5.0L GT Convertible, and Shelby GT500. The base Mustang uses a 2.3-liter EcoBoost inline-4 engine that makes 310 hp and 475 Nm of torque, while the GT variants are powered by a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine that generates 460 hp and 569 Nm of torque. As for the top-spec Shelby GT500, it boasts a 5.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that churns out 760 hp and 847 Nm of torque. Only the Shelby GT500 utilizes a 7-speed Tremec dual-clutch transmission, while the rest offer a 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.

In terms of dimensions, this American sports car has a length of 4,788 mm, a width of 2,081 mm, and a height of 1,395 mm. Additionally, it comes with a wheelbase length of 2,721 mm and a ground clearance rated at 137 mm. The Mustang is competing in the local market against the likes of the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, and Nissan 370Z.

₱ 2,948,000 - ₱ 7,760,000

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