Procharged Ford GT Puts Down 873 Horsepower At The Wheels: Video

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The pursuit for more horsepower is never-ending, and can drive a person to do crazy things – even if it means fiddling with a rare, valuable supercar like the 2005-’06 Ford GT.

As a matter of fact, YouTube channel “1320Video” just published a piece that documents what might be the world’s first – and only – Procharger-equipped Ford GT. The car was taken to Street Car Takeover St. Louis, where it ran 9s and 10s in the rolling-start quarter-mile.

How? A dyno test at the start of the video reveals that this Ford GT is producing about 873 horsepower at the rear wheels – over 1,000 horsepower at the crank, assuming the standard 15% drivetrain loss. More impressive is that it makes all that thrust with a bone-stock motor, using a Procharger F1A-94 centrifugal supercharger instead of the twin-screw unit originally deployed by Ford. The Procharger unit makes about 30 pounds of boost at its peak, according to its owner.

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Even more impressive still is that the owner has put plenty of miles on his Ford GT with no real issues to-date. He drove the car to St. Louis from Minnesota for the Street Car Takeover – a distance of about 500 miles – shortly after taking it on a rally from Minnesota to Milwaukee to Chicago and back.

After driving about 7,200 miles in less than two weeks, we’d say a few quarters of a mile more ought to be a walk in the park for this Procharged Ford GT.

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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