The $300,000 Ford Mustang GTD Is An 800 Horsepower Supercar-Slayer

Ford will provide an aero bundle, with carbon fiber underbody aerodynamic tray and hydraulically managed entrance flaps. They work with the massive energetic rear wing mounted on the C-pillars. Altogether, there are nice lashings of downforce, Ford guarantees, to assist with a focused sub-7-minute Nürburgring time.

Gone is the trunk, that house was repurposed for the semi-active suspension, hydraulic management system, and transaxle cooling. Two air scoops slurp up air from the again glass and into the warmth exchangers. Each spring charges and trip peak might be diversified, dropping the Mustang GTD nearly 40mm decrease in Observe Mode than a Mustang GT. Total, the coupe is sort of 4 inches wider than that automotive.

The engine, after all, is not what you may discover within the typical Ford dealership. As an alternative, there is a customized supercharged 5.2-liter V8, with a 7,500 rpm redline and an eight-speed dual-clutch rear transaxle. It musters greater than 800 horsepower — the best degree ever for a street-level Mustang developed by Ford — and nonetheless ensures close to 50/50 weight distribution.