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Discussion in '2019+ Shelby GT500 Mustang' started by mitchster, Aug 29, 2018.

  1. mitchster

    mitchster Member Established Member

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    They have the new section on the 2019 models. So I looked at the Mustang and discovered some information about the GT500.
    1. The price range of the Mustang is $27,000.00 to $85,000.00. That is about $20,000.00 more than a GT350R price. That means the GT500 will be about $85,000.00 then include the dealer added markup and you are looking at $100,000.00 out the door with the tax.
    2. The optional engine section they show a 5.2L engine with 750HP and 700 foot pounds of torque.
    3. Transmission will be a 7 speed twin clutch auto. I hope they will include the 6 speed manual.

    I wonder if the 7 speed auto will be available on the GT350?
     
  2. Sonic605hp

    Sonic605hp Ginormous Member Established Member

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    Nice...... any reference to weight?
     
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    Smooth Well Seasoned Established Member

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    Pretty sure they had an asterisk (*) by all that info.
     
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    dannydarko11 Yeah...no, I know Established Member

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    Here you go fam lol

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    TK1299 Look at the members Premium Member Established Member

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    In for the shit show
     
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    Mojo88 "Hammer" Time Established Member

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    $100k for a Mustang? Wowza.................
     
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    Tob Salut! Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Some paid that for a GT350R and a number of years ago for a GT500KR. This will be no different.
     
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    DAVESVT2000 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Fake news
     
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    Snoopy49 Well-Known Member Established Member

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  11. tt335ci03cobra

    tt335ci03cobra Well-Known Member Established Member

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    These are respectable guestimations and estimates.

    When the trinity gt500 was lingering around the final development months, the guess was “more hp than a zr1, maybe 650+” and the line said 650hp*

    That car ended up having 662hp (670+, since they made 600-615whp pretty routinely.) and had a top speed of over 200mph, cost $55k-70k.

    My bet is the new car will make over 750hp, and weigh under 3900lbs. I foresee about a $10k jump in price over a trinity to $65k base, and about $80-85k loaded.

    An $85k mustang sounds expensive, but that would be a 750+hp, full handling options, 7spd dct, premium interior/glass roof, bla bla bla mustang.

    I can tell you from experience, building my 03 cobra to a usable and good handling 750hp took about 4 years and $30k of suspension, brakes, engine, trans, diff, wheels, tires, clutch, tuning, forced induction, labor etc and the car was $25k so I was into it $55k.

    If Ford wants $65-85k in 2018 for a full tilt, excellent interior/exterior, great handling very modern car, they are completely inline and priced right to do so.

    Now on a more applicable new vs new sense, BMW wants $85-145k for 443-625hp M’s, AMG wants $75-250k for 450-650hp ttv8’s, Juaguar wants $75-200k for 500-625hp v8’s, Audi wants $200k+, Lamborghini wants $250k+, Ferrari wants $350k+, I could go on for days.

    Ya $65-85k is a lot, but apart from a hellcat at $60k for 707hp or $65k for 797hp, you aren’t touching 750hp for sub $100k.

    Ford is giving a lot of car for the money. And a warranty. Enjoy it, or buy it used in 2-3 years and enjoy it.

    It’s about twice the price of an 03 cobra new. It’s been 15 years. Inflation alone would have that car at $45-50k today. The other $15-30k gets you an extra 350hp, linger warrenty, 7spd dct, a dedicated and durable irs, way better brakes, way better interior, and modern exterior. I’m forgetting the frills like nicer door chime, nicer mirrors, better mpg, better tires and so on.
     
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    SoCalShark Member Established Member

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    Everything is full speculation about the GT500 at this point. However I did hear from a pretty credible source that the FORD VIP's are supposedly (I emphasize) unveiling (at least riding in) the new GT500 in OCT at a noteworthy race track in the West. Again, I got that from a high up guy. But as always with this thing so tightlipped we just dont know.
     
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