Ford Teases Fastest Ever Mustang GT Coming For 2018

Mustang lovers have a reason for new hope, as Ford and Michelin team up to provide the fastest Mustang GT ever. Reports are that the new GT with its 5.0 liter 460 horsepower V-8, an available 10-speed quick-shift transmission, and Michelin sticky tires will turn 0-60 mph times under 4.0 seconds, bringing the Ford Mustang GT into the performance range of some supercars from Porsche or Jaguar.

new york ford financeThe transmission is already available on the F-150 and Raptor, so it’s not a totally new concept. The Michelin tires are part of a Mustang performance package that includes heavy duty springs and brake rotors, Brembo six-piston front brake calipers, and a Torsen limited-slip rear differential. The package also includes an electronic mode that reduces wheel slip and manages engine RPM for drag racing.

The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires will also be used on the Mustang GT350 with its 526 horsepower. The GT350 will not be faster to 60 mph than the GT due to the 10-speed automatic transmission in the latter versus the normal 6-speed manual in the GT350.

The current performance battle among brands isn’t just about creating a Mustang that rivals supercar performance. Ford is also battling the Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger in a model war that brings back memories of the 1960 muscle cars.

It’s a great time for consumers looking for a performance automobile, and Stevens 112 Ford is ready to show you the exciting and powerful 2018 Ford Mustang GT when it arrives this fall. Stop by and take a look at the Mustang line or other fine Ford vehicles at Stevens 112 Ford in Patchogue.

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