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Monday
Dec282009

The New 2011 Mustang Five Liter Motor

The information on this has been leaking out since the day of the press event.  There are many well known websites that broke the embargo, we chose not to jump on board with that and just wait till the agreed upon time.  I know, this is a shocking turn of events in the web world of FIRST and GOTCHYA.

Here are the detail highlights of the new motor.

412 HP @6500 RPM  390TQ @4250 RPM on PREMIUM FUEL.  Horsepower drops to 402 on 87 Octane fuel.

7000RPM Redline

11:1 Comperession

83HP/Liter

Twin Independent Variable Cam Timing (Both intake and exhaust are independent and variable)

Aluminium Four Bolt main with Two Cross Bolts per main 11mm & 9mm bolts

Nodular Iron main caps

Forged Steel crank with full counterweights

Hypereutectic Pistons

Forged powder metal "I" beam rods with floating pins

Composite Intake Manifold

Crossflow cooling with intake manifold cooled first

80mm Throttle Body

34lb/hr Injectors

Main chain drives outboard cam, secondary cam drives inboard cam

5% better head flow than GT500 heads

10 pounds heavier than outgoing 4.6 3V motor.

Wide band airflow management with active knock and tip in management






Also announced was the Boss 302R:

Ford Racing is introducing the BOSS 302R, a factory-built race car ready for track days and road racing in a number of Grand-Am, SCCA and NASA classes. Each base model of the Mustang BOSS 302R will come with a 5.0-liter four-valve engine, six-speed manual transmission, a roll cage, race seats, safety harness, data acquisition and race dampers/springs, and a Brembo brake and tire package.  Price will be $79,000