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The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 'Most Powerful Street-Legal Ford Ever' With 700-Plus Horsepower

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The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 'Most Powerful Street-Legal Ford Ever' With 700-Plus Horsepower
Ford's new Mustang GT Shelby 500 is a 700-horsepower beast Ford says is the quickest road street-legal Mustang in history.The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500's history is nearly as great as the dark lines each generation's owners have left on the pavement.

A year ago, it was the GT350 and the extraordinary version Bullitt Mustang. This year, it was the Mustang GT500, touted as the "most powerful street-legal Ford in history."Where earlier of the GT500 were specialists at hustling down the quarter-mile, this new edition is meant to be something quite different, more of a true all-around sports car.

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 'Most Powerful Street-Legal Ford Ever' With 700-Plus Horsepower
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The new version, which appeared at the Detroit auto show on Monday, comes equipped with a 5.2-liter, supercharged V8 that can make up to 700 horsepower. Ford says this Mustang is so powerful that it isn't legal in Japan, and that it comes with the biggest snake design ever featured on a Shelby. It acquires technology from Ford's GT super car and the race-tuned Mustang GT4. 

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 'Most Powerful Street-Legal Ford Ever' With 700-Plus Horsepower
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Despite everything it has a great deal of the common luxuries of a customary vehicle however, including a B&O sound system, power adjustable seats with optional suede fabric and SiriusXM radio.The GT500 isn't intended to be a high-volume car, yet it could demonstrate very significant as a "halo" vehicle intended to draw buzz around the brand, said IHS Markit analyst Stephanie Brinley. 

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 'Most Powerful Street-Legal Ford Ever' With 700-Plus Horsepower
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"The GT500 is essentially a street-to-track car for the Mustang, not entirely unlike the Challenger and Charger Hellcats," she said. "So it is low volume, but big excitement. ... It is clearly important to get people excited about your brand and about your vehicles in general, whether they buy a utility vehicle, a sedan, or a sports car. It does help to make a statement, as long as it fits with the brand."

With respect to the design, the automaker says the design team consisted of members of the Ford Performance and motorsports teams to give them a"cross-functional team of designers."

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 'Most Powerful Street-Legal Ford Ever' With 700-Plus Horsepower
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Parts of this coming to life is the double front grille opening that offers a reported 50 percent more cooling airflow, compared to the GT350 and the "most advanced aero components and downforce we've ever offered." 

Melvin Betancourt, the design manager for the car, included that "each millimeter" of the Mustang Shelby GT500's  design is "aimed at improving performance." 

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 'Most Powerful Street-Legal Ford Ever' With 700-Plus Horsepower
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"Shelby GT500 takes advantage of revised suspension geometry, a new electronic power steering unit and lighter-weight coil springs front and rear," Ford explains in the release. 

"Next-generation active MagneRide suspension is baked-in, along with the latest in advanced drive mode technologies from Ford Performance. The payoff is the highest-ever lateral acceleration from a Mustang for greater track performance and driver control."  

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