Ford puts the pedal down on performance … but not with electric drive technology right now

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit this week, Ford delivered first proof of that focus with the reveal of the new Ford GT carbon-fiber supercar, as well as the new F-150 Raptor based on the new aluminum F-150 and the Shelby GT350R Mustang. This configuration significantly reduces seating hardware and weight, and provides a consistent and direct sensory connection to the chassis. Shelby GT350R Mustang.

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Road Test: 2021 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium

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High-powered Mustang GT, Mach1 and Shelby GT500 versions are well-known, with the latter model pumping-out 760 pin-you-back-in-your-seat horsepower. came to life with a throaty note that would grumble and pop from the active valve performance exhaust system. Shelby GT500 $74,095.

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Audi power-dense 2.5L TFSI engine with electric biturbo delivers 591 hp from 2,480 cc; 48V subsystem for the turbo

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By comparison: The new Ford Shelby GT 350 will feature a naturally aspirated 5.2L The 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 is powered by an aluminum 5.8-liter supercharged V8 producing 494 kW (662 hp) and 856 N·m (631 lb-ft) of torque, or 85 kW/L and 148 N·m/L. starting from very low revs, the rise in boost pressure and therefore torque becomes gradually greater only as the exhaust energy increases. A DC/DC converter provides the connection to the 12‑volt electrical system.

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Ford Announces 2.0L EcoBoost Engine; First Production EcoBoost with TI-VCT

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TI-VCT varies the phase of the intake and exhaust cams independently for improved airflow through the engine, which delivers more torque while reducing average fuel consumption by up to 5%. 2010 Ford Mustang and Shelby GT500. 2010 Ford Transit Connect. The 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4 Ti-VCT. Click to enlarge.

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Ford announces second member of EcoBoost family

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With the variable camshaft timing the intake and exhaust cams vary independently improving airflow through the engine. 2010 Ford Mustang and Shelby GT500. 2010 Ford Transit Connect. The green innovations continue to come thick and fast from the leading car manufacturers with Ford announcing the second member of its turbocharged, petrol direct-injection EcoBoost family.

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