2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Dyno Video Shows 609 HP at the Wheels
By David Arnouts
The result is an earth-shaking 609 rear-wheel horsepower. With the standard 15 percent powertrain loss factored in, that puts the GT500 in the neighborhood of 700 hp at the crank.
Bear in mind, the dynamometer was Ford equipment, and other manufacturers have been known to supply warmed-over cars for press events. But even if the wick is turned up on the GT500, one thing is for sure. The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has some ground to make up, and we look forward to the revival of the muscle-car wars, circa 2013.
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"and we look forward to the revival of the muscle-car wars, circa 2013."
huh? been under a rock for the last 8 years?????
I never get tired of watching dyno pulls, better than caffiene.
I'd have like to have actually seen the curve/chart instead of just a number...
Also, nothing about what correction factors they used for the run... "Happy dyno" anyone?
Still a beast of a car for $55k or so. Also will depend on dealer markup as this will probably be a heavily demanded car.
"I'd have like to have actually seen the curve/chart instead of just a number..."
Can't agree more, I was disappointed when the video ended and no graph. To plays devils advocate, they could have put any number up there and it leaves the subject open to skepticism from naysayers. That video didn't prove anything except that it sounds nice "on the gas".
Am I the only one who thinks this car is UGLY - in and out? You can put horsepower in a large piece of fecal matter, but you can't charge $55K for it...
Bottom line: it's STILL a Ford, and it STILL comes with sync. Useless, aaaaaaaaand.... useless.
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