Hellion Twin-Turbo Kit Takes A Shelby GT350R Beyond 1,000 Wheel Horsepower: Video

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A new video from American performance outfit Hellion Power Systems shows what happens when tuners get a bit too carried away – in a good way.

Equipped with a Hellion twin-turbo kit, the Shelby GT350R that the company captured testing on a dynamometer makes a staggering 1,081 horsepower at the rear wheels. The Shelby GT350R’s 5.2-liter Voodoo V8 is factory rated at a mere 526 (crank) horsepower.

No Hellion Eliminator twin-turbo kit is currently listed for the Shelby GT350R on the company’s website, but one intended for the 2015+ Ford Mustang GT model is priced at $8,995. With that, you get two billet 62mm turbochargers from Precision Turbo & Engine, a dual-inlet intercooler, and a pair of Turbosmart Vee Port bypass valves. Hellion says the kit is capable of supporting up to 1,200 horsepower on the Mustang GT.

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Of course, given this Shelby GT350R Mustang’s 1,081 rear-wheel horsepower, it’s likely producing far more than 1,200 horsepower at the crank – about 1,272 horsepower, assuming 15 percent drivetrain loss. That’s more than a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, for far, far less money.

Be sure to experience this Shelby GT350R’s truly awesome potency for yourself in the video above.

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

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