Ford has unveiled a brand new performance-oriented Mustang within the type of the 2021 Mustang Mach 1.
Bridging the hole between Mustang GT and Shelby fashions, the Mach 1 packs a naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine making 480 horsepower, Ford Efficiency elements from the Shelby GT350 and GT500, in addition to a singular design inside and outside.
You’ll discover that the engine has the identical energy and torque rankings because the 2020 Mustang Bullitt; specifically 480 HP at 7,000 rpm and 420 lb-ft (569 Nm) at 4,600 rpm. Whereas die-hard pony automotive followers expected more power, they are going to be very happy to study that the usual transmission is the identical six-speed Tremec 3160 guide from the Shelby GT350.
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For the primary time, Ford has up to date the Tremec gearbox with rev-matching and Mustang GT’s twin-disc clutch and short-throw shifter. The transmission is just not the one factor borrowed from the GT350 because the Mach 1’s engine additionally integrates revised Shelby GT350 parts together with the consumption manifold, oil filter adapter and engine oil cooler which enhance engine oil cooling functionality by 50 p.c.
Prospects who will not be that a lot into driving stick shift can select the obtainable 10-speed computerized transmission for his or her 2021 Mustang Mach 1.