Posts Tagged ‘V8’

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AIMS 2011: FPV Unveils ‘Black Edition’ GT Concept…

July 1, 2011

It’s showtime here in Australia this weekend – the 2011 Australian International Motorshow is in Melbourne. As a means of celebration, FPV has unveiled their first ever concept car, a track ready GT ‘Black Edition’.

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Shelby GT350 details and prices released…

October 8, 2010

We’ve been waiting for this, and Shelby American has rewarded us for our patience by unveiling the true numbers behind their new GT350. And boy, what a beast she will be! Based on any old 2011 Mustang GT, Shelby’s first level of tune to the naturally aspirated engine is a ‘modest’ 320kW (430hp). Next up the model line, Shelby add a Whipple supercharger, helping the engine push out 390kW (525hp) – enough for a blistering 3.7 seconds 0-100km/h time! Oh? Is that not enough? Then the R tune is for you – 465kW (624hp) – enough to help you jettison planet earth!

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F-150 SVT Raptor Gets 2 More Doors And Loses 5.4L V8…

September 3, 2010

We have grown to love the SVT Raptor trim F-150, and Ford has gone one step further by adding a SuperCrew version – you know, to let the wife and kids join in on the fun too. In conjunction with the scrapping of the ancient 5.4L V8, Ford has added new bonnet decals to boot, oh, and has added Ignot Silver Metallic to make 5 delicious colour choices. Internally, Ford have slapped in a 4.2″ “Productivity Screen” in the instrument panel a la the 2011 Super Duty.

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The BOSS Is Dead, Long Live The (New) BOSS!!!

September 2, 2010

Ford Performance Vehicles has announced its all-new replacement for the long-serving 5.4 litre Boss V8 is the supercharged 5.0 litre “Miami” V8. Based on the Coyote V8 used in the current-generation Ford Mustang, the Miami will be available in two guises in FPV’s model range. Mild and Wild!

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2011 F-150 Powertrains Announced…

August 12, 2010

Following a quick reveal of the Harley Davidson model for 2011, Ford has announced the complete engine line-up for the 2011 model F-150. Four engine options are the go with two V6’s and V8’s helping the F-150 become a class leader in power and towing, whilst still gain well and truly above average MPG.

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Report: 2011 F-150 Gets Whole New Powertrain…

July 17, 2010

Currently, you have a selection of, technically speaking, ancient engine options when you go to order your F-150. But, to bring the F-150 inline with Fords’ ‘One Ford’ policy, the 2011 update is getting a whole new smorgasbord of engine choices.

Spy Shot: 2011 F-150 Lariat Limited returns...

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2011 Mustang GT 5.0 gets better mileage…

March 17, 2010

We reported to you recently that the new 3.7 litre V6 Mustang is the most fuel efficient 300hp + car. Well Ford’s continuing on it’s fast but frugal roll with the release of official EPA figures on the new 5.0 ‘Coyote’ powered 2011 Mustang GT.

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