Ford ‘Predator’ V8 567 kW now for sale


The supercharged engine – taken straight from Ford’s highly tuned Mustang Shelby GT500 – has more power than a Formula Two car, but it comes at a price.

F.performance of the order now offers the 5.2-liter supercharged V8 “Predator” from its own Mustang Shelby GT500 as a standalone ‘speaker engine’ … and it costs almost as much as a full car.

Ford says the “big-block” gasoline engine – assigned part number M-6007-M52SC – can be inserted directly into most chassis-based designs or restorations without modification and sends 567 kW / 847 Nm to a gearbox. buyer’s choice.

This should allow the best rear-wheel drive vehicles to jump from 0-100km / h in less than four seconds (tires, weight and drivetrain permitting). In the Mustang it allows a top speed of over 290 km / h.

A compression ratio of 9.5: 1 is claimed, as is a Piston bore of 94 mm and stroke length of 93 mm.

Made almost entirely of forged steel, the “Predator” points the scales at 243 kg.

Once packed for shipping, its wooden crate measures 1130mm long, 1090mm wide and 1130mm high.

Although not currently on sale in Australia, the 5.2-liter “Predator” V8 is priced at $ 25,995 ($ AU35,000) in the United States. Various options, including an electronic control package, can be added for a premium price.

William Davis has been writing for Drive since July 2020, covering automotive news and current affairs. It maintained a primary focus on industry trends, autonomous technology, electric vehicle regulations, and local environmental policy. As a latest addition to the Drive team, William was involved with his attention to detail, writing skills and strong work ethic. Despite having written for a wide range of publications – including Australian Financial Review, Robb Report and Property Observer – since completing his graduate media degree at Macquarie University, William has always had a passion for cars.

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