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Check Out The Upcoming New 2020 Shelby GT500 – The Most Powerful Production Ford Ever

January 17th, 2019

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Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids is excited to share this sneak peek of the upcoming 2020 Shelby GT500 with auto enthusiasts in West Michigan! Boasting over 700 horsepower and a 0-60 time of around 3.5 seconds, this is the most powerful production Ford ever built – and it’s street legal.

Stealing the spotlight at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the Shelby GT500’s arrival in the fall will mark the first time it and it’s little sibling (the Shelby GT350) will be available at the same time. However, while previous versions of this monster have been more suited for the drag strip, the 2020 Shelby GT500 promises to do double-duty with enhancements for the track too. Check out the video from Ford Performance below, and read more about it in this latest press release from Ford:

Most Powerful Street-Legal Ford in History: All-New Shelby GT500 Is the Most Advanced Mustang Ever for Street, Track or Drag Strip

The all-new Shelby GT500 – the pinnacle of any pony car ever engineered by Ford Performance – delivers on its heritage with more than 700 horsepower for the quickest street-legal acceleration and most high-performance technology to date ever offered in a Ford Mustang.

“Carroll was always working on the next faster Shelby, I think he would love this Mustang more than any other,” said Jim Farley, Ford president, global markets. “A takedown artist, the new Shelby GT500 will surprise supercar owners with its Ford Performance racing tech, supercharged engine and visceral swagger.”

Arriving this fall to join its Shelby GT350 stablemate, Shelby GT500 is engineered to attack on all fronts. On the drag strip, a projected 700-plus horsepower delivers blistering straightline performance via its first-in-class dual-clutch transmission. At the track, performance improves even more thanks to its race-bred chassis, custom Michelin tires and the largest front brake rotors ever available on an American sports coupe. On the street, its menacing aerodynamic design and Ford Performance driver control technologies make every moment behind the wheel even more exhilarating.

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“With its supercar-level powertrain, the all-new Shelby GT500 takes the sixth-generation Mustang to a performance level once reserved only for exotics,” said Hermann Salenbauch, global director, Ford Performance vehicle programs. “As a Mustang, it has to be attainable and punch above its weight. To that end, we’ve set a new standard among American performance cars with our most powerful street-legal V8 engine to date, plus the quickest-shifting transmission ever in a Mustang for all-out precision and speed.”

Carroll Shelby called the original Shelby GT500 “the first real car I’m really proud of.” Today, that legacy continues with the third-generation 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 – the most powerful and most advanced Mustang ever.

Read the full press release by visiting 2020GT500.com.

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Contact Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids for All-New 2020 Shelby GT500 Info

When the 2020 Shelby GT500 from Ford Performace hits the road later this year, it’s sure to turn heads wherever it goes – be it the track, the drag strip, or cruising around Grand Rapids. From the aggressive body and stance to those sweet, sweet exhaust notes, it’s perhaps the boldest statement you can make.

If you’ve been dreaming about driving a performance car, especially one with the famous Cobra badge, be sure to Contact Us to start the ordering process. Our staff is here to help, and will happily answer any questions you may have. Come see why we’re the Best in the West!


 

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