All thanks to its new flat-plane crankshaft.
Everyone may be excited for the Ford Focus RS, but sportscar enthusiasts have been waiting for the next rendition of the Ford MustangShelby GT350. The new muscle car comes with a 5.2-liter V8 that has aflat-plane crankshaft helping the engine make 526 hp and an incrediblesound. While the Mustang has always been referred to as a muscle car, the newGT350 is aimed directly at German sports cars that have slightly skewed off ofthe mark.
Did Ford actually create a muscle car that’s good enough tostick with modern sports cars? Watch the latest episode of Ignition below tofind out.