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  EcoBoost Shelby Mustang Rumoured

  Dec 30, 2012
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By Nick Dasko

I think you're going to see the industry going completely to small engines with turbochargers. That's the only way you can get the mileage that the government is going to be demanding.

That is Shelby American Vice President Gary Patterson quoting the late Carrol Shelby talking about the future of their models, which will debut at January's Detroit Auto Show.

While this likely means a Shelby Focus ST, it also is hinting at an EcoBoost Mustang built by Shelby. Shelby could drop an EcoBoost four-cylinder engine into the Mustang to make an affordable Shelby performance car. The V6 EcoBoost from the F-150 which is already rear-wheel-drive would make an even more appealing vehicle.

Ford gets 365HP from that engine in the F-150 and 420 LB/FT torque. The good folks at Hennessey Performance sell an ECU reflash with a 50HP upgrade and 100 LB/FT torque upgrade. Expect Shelby to provide similar performance figures if they drop that engine into the Mustang.

So who would like a twin-turbo V6 Shelby Mustang that has 415HP and 520 LB/FT of torque?

For more head over to Autoguide.com




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