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Full Reveal + Interview with GT500 Engineer
GT500 is destined to become a Hellcat Killer.
DETROIT, Mi. (January 15, 2019) – AmericanMuscle’s (AM) Justin Dugan visited the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan for the 2019 North American International Auto Show and the official reveal of the 2020 Shelby GT500.
After a brief press conference, Ford Motor Company revealed the new Shelby in typical entertaining fashion. This included using a video game/virtual reality presentation topped with displaying the pre-production GT500 onto the stage for its official introduction.
| “It was awesome seeing this thing in the flesh for the first time and we’ll be staying tuned for more as the car gets closer to the |
reveal this Fall!” –Justin Dugan
The all-new Shelby GT500 is the most powerful, street-legal Ford ever built.
Featuring a hand-built 5.2L aluminum V8 and enhanced with Eaton’s 2.6L supercharger and a cross plane crankshaft. As a result, the 2020 GT500 delivers more than 700HP from the engine for exhilarating on road performance.
Full engine power is delivered through a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission capable of changing gears in less than 100 milliseconds. With the ability to click off a 0-60MPH times in the mid to low 3-second range and sub 11-second quarter mile passes, the new GT500 is destined to become a Hellcat Killer.
In this episode of AM’s Mustang News, Justin dives deep into the new model discussing everything from colors, packages, aero, cooling, wheels, brakes, tires, suspension, exhaust + more! Featured in this episode is some one-on-one time with Chief Engineer Carl Widmann from Ford Performance. Included is Ford’s Chief GT500 Designer, Melvin Betancourt to discuss some of the finer design elements and story behind the all-new 2020 Shelby GT500.
Watch it here: https://www.americanmuscle.com/hotlap-jan2019.html
Starting out in 2003, AmericanMuscle quickly rose to be one of the leading aftermarket Mustang parts providers in the business. With the addition of Challenger in 2018, AmericanMuscle provides the most sought-after parts, accessories, and fast shipping. Located just outside of Philadelphia, AmericanMuscle is dedicated to offering the Mustang and Challenger communities with the highest level of customer service.