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Ford Performance Launches Carbon Fiber Parts For Mustang Shelby GT500

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is an spectacular performer straight from the showroom. Now, the...

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is an spectacular performer straight from the showroom. Now, the Blue Ovals’ Functionality division debuts an array of new carbon fiber components for shedding some excess weight off the automobile. All of them are available now from the Ford Functionality website.

The carbon fiber components include a new front splitter and a belly pan that goes underneath the nose as a bundle for $1,850. It weighs 4 kilos, instead than seven kilos for the stock items.

The center bumper insert that separates the upper and decrease sections of the grille costs $1,150. It weighs just 1 pound. 

The hood vent and rain tray occur jointly for $1,185. They weigh a full of 4 kilos, instead than eight kilos in the typical configuration.

The rear decklid trim panel is $575 and weighs two kilos.

In full, all of these parts weigh nine kilos considerably less than the factory items. The components are the first carbon fiber items from Ford Functionality for this product. Ford debuted a GT500 donning all of these components during a observe party at the Texas Intercontinental Speedway. 

“Authenticity and personalization are what our Mustang Shelby GT500 customers want, and our new carbon fiber general performance equipment provide an elevated observe-demonstrated glance from each individual angle,” reported Mark Wilson, Ford North America automobile personalization, preparing, and functions supervisor. 

Ford imagines these components as the excellent way to enhance a Shelby GT500 with the Carbon Fiber Observe Offer. That $eighteen,five hundred possibility contains things like 20-inch carbon fiber wheels, adjustable strut best mounts, catch can, uncovered carbon instrument panel, rear seat delete, Recaro front seats, splitter wickers, rear wing, and a wheel locking kit.

For the 2021 product year, the Shelby GT500 received the Carbon Fiber Dealing with Offer that combined things from the Carbon Fiber Observe Pack and Handling Pack. It also been given the new colors Grabber Yellow, Carbonized Gray, and Antimatter Blue.