2016 Ford Mustang GT500 is the upcoming high-octane entry into the world of muscular sports vehicles. Ever since Ford’s Shelby series went on sales back in 1965, it has earned accolades from critics and a strong, dedicated fan base from around the world. This upcoming iteration 2016 Ford Mustang will be looking to carry forward its legacy far into the distant future. Redefining aggressiveness and sheer power, the GT500 will be able to deliver a whopping 662 hp through its supercharged V8 engine. In addition to increased power, this car will also look more intimidating and elegant than ever before.
2016 Ford Mustang: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Sharing its foundation with Ford’s base model, the 2016 Ford Mustang GT500 will feature a more dominant look at the front, which is characterized by larger grille openings and clear cut body lines. It sports the classic look of its older generations but has enriched features that make it look more suitable for the modern world. Needless to mention, there is a special class of people who buy this car and want nothing but the best from their purchases.
The interior of this vehicle have not gone through dramatic changes and boast some classic features that made its previous versions such a hit. It has the vintage steering wheel of its predecessor but with added functionality of modern day. There will be a retro tachometer and a manual transmission cue-ball shift knob.
The seats, however, are a class of its own with leather upholstery and racing style dimensions. There is a very basic audio system, but we doubt it would detract any of its potential buyers. Since the Shelby series has built up a heritage of its own, there will always be customers who prefer the look and feel of an old model, rather than go for a completely revamped edition.
2016 Ford Mustang: Engine Specs
The 2016 Ford Mustang GT500 has its foundation based on powerful engines. This one is no different, as it is powered by a 5.8 litre Supercharged V8 engine, known simply as “Trinity”. This unit will operate at 6500 rpm and generate horsepower of up to 662 and a formidable torque of 631 lb-ft. The engine will be combined with a manually controlled 6-speed transmission system that will allow it to cruise the highroads with utmost ease and leave its competition in a trail of dust.
Our reliable sources also tell us that there is a possibility of the company bringing out an auto transmission variant later its release. This vehicle is also expected to lose some weight and weigh 3,500 pounds, making it lighter than a Hellcat.
2016 Ford Mustang: Release Date and Price
Without a shadow of a doubt, the 2016 Ford Mustang GT500 will have more power than its predecessor. Thus, it would likely be priced higher. If speculations turn out to be true, we expect the car to cost above $ 54 000 for the base model. The car is expected to hit the shores in later 2015 or during the early part of next year.