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2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec Is Australia's 700-HP Shelby GT500 Alternative

Posted by James Gilboy - The Drive on 19th Oct 2019

2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec Is Australia's 700-HP Shelby GT500 Alternative

James Gilboy - The DriveGiven the Shelby GT500's absence Down Under, Ford Australia made its own supercharged ’Stang complete with a six-speed manual.Over the summer, Ford declared that it had no plans to sell the most powerful Mustang in the marque's history—the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500—in Australia. The land that gave us the word "hoon" couldn't stand for that and devised its own answer to the GT500, which it calls the Mustang R-Spec.The R-Spe…

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Behold the RHD, supercharged, factory Ford Mustang

Posted by Craig Jamieson - BBC Top Gear on 19th Oct 2019

Behold the RHD, supercharged, factory Ford Mustang

Craig Jamieson - BBC Top Gear...that’s only for Australians. Sorry, mateIn case there weren’t enough reasons to leave England behind and emigrate to Australia, some enterprising Strayan speed merchants have something that might tip the balance: the supercharged Mustang R-Spec.Yes, you’ve seen supercharged Mustangs before, but this run of 500 R-Specs has a point of difference to the Hennesseys and Shelbys that’ve come before – they’re right-hand d…

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Ford Australia Reveals Supercharged Mustang R-Spec

Posted by Alex Rae - Practical Motoring on 18th Oct 2019

Ford Australia Reveals Supercharged Mustang R-Spec

Alex Rae - Practical MotoringAustralia Finally Gets A Supercharged Ford Mustang, But It Took Plenty Of Local Muscle To Make It A Reality.FORD AUSTRALIA HAS unveiled the country’s first supercharged Mustang, developed and designed in Australia in partnership with Herrod Performance.Unsurprisingly, it will be the most powerful Mustang in the Australian lineup. No specific engine output has been quoted yet, except for Ford to say it “will surpass th…

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Herrod Performance to debut twin-turbo kit for Ford Mustang GT

Posted by Chris Thompson - Motor Magazine on 24th May 2019

Herrod Performance to debut twin-turbo kit for Ford Mustang GT

Sneaky turbos hiding in engine bay should bring V8 power to around 600kW Melbourne-based tuning house Herrod Performance has revealed to MOTOR it is currently developing, with help from Hellion Power Systems, a twin-turbo upgrade kit for the 2019 Ford Mustang GT, set to debut at MotorEx. Rob Herrod, director of Herrod Motorsport, says the kit will hit the turbocharger underneath the engine, keeping a ‘stock’ look from the top of th…

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How much power does the new 2018 Mustang actually make?

Posted by By Scott Newman | Photos: Alastair Brook on 10th Jun 2018

How much power does the new 2018 Mustang actually make?

At a casual glance there’s little to separate the V8 in the new 2018 Ford Mustang from that in its predecessor. Oh, sure, outputs increase from 306kW at 6500rpm and 530Nm at 4250rpm to 339kW at 7000rpm and 556Nm at 4600rpm, suggesting some fiddling has gone on, but on paper it looks as though you’re sampling the same old 5.0-litre Coyote. Not quite. Switching to plasma-coated bored from traditional cylinder liners increased disp…

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