2018 Mustang GT500 News and Rumors

Wednesday, May 18th 2016 | Ford

Not too long after releasing the impressive and powerful sixth generation Ford Mustang, Shelby GT350R, the company is just a step closer to introduce the new GT500 version as a 2018 model year. The upcoming version will be engaged with more power and also some changes on its styling. No doubt then, it is absolutely captivating to see the upgrades of 2018 Mustang GT500.

2018 Mustang GT500

2018 Mustang GT500 New Appearance

The obvious rendering of the GT500 are not quite clear so far. However, some sources reported that the new 2018 Mustang GT500 will undergo some revisions. As being more aggressive than the GT350R, we might expect that the auto designer will upgrade the front fascia integrated with a new splitter, new air vent system and also squared-off front wheel arches. Moreover, a new pack of twin five-spoke wheels and extended side parts will make the car look completely arresting. The architecture of the GT500 will be designed to have an aerodynamic shape while a rear bumper is also going to be modified.

Possible Powertrain

Under the hood, the automaker is most likely to inject a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine similar to the power given to the brand new Ford GT. The detailed info on the horsepower and torque is still less known right now but along with the current engine, the output of over 600 horsepower is still logical. It is also possible that the 2018 Mustang GT500 will enhance a supercharged V8 with the output of 700 horsepower. As to boost the car performance, the GT500 model will prefer mating a six-speed manual transmission for its engine than a dual-clutch system.

2018 Mustang GT500 Release Date and Price

While waiting the official confirmation from Ford on the pricing and premiere date, we could see current prediction speculating the as 2018 version, the new GT500 might possibly make its debut in the late 2017. Unfortunately, we do not have any information for the value of 2018 Mustang GT500 to show. Stay tuned for the updates guys.

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