Re: New Shelby Mustang in the works
a GT350 with a n/a 5.4L/4v/6spd combo priced at around 30k(35k after stealership markup) will definately help combat the price gap ford will have when comparing the Supercharged GT500(at 60k+) to the n/a 450hp Challenger(35K) and n/a 400+hp Camar0 coming out(35k). ford needs something thats n/a and has lots of grunt, and IMO the 5.4L needs to get out into the norm, and the measly 4.6 needs to be phased out, it just doesnt have what it takes to compete in a hemi/ls1 world.
hell with a good enough n/a platform, it could bring buyers like me(who are looking forward to real n/a modern muscle like the challenger/camaro coming to make it their next purchase) back into ford loyalty. 5.4L/4v/6spd is my dream combo, a torquey muscle car that still can breathe past 5k, and is fun as hell to whip around(6spds pwn), and has the displacement to compete with up-and-coming motor setups.
1998 Eclipse GST Spyder - 14b turbo | 3" Catback | Evo8 BoV | 170fwhp if that
2003 Redfire Cobra - 448whp/435wtq - Sold