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Ford, Roush Introduce An All-New 700-HP Supercharger For The 2018 Mustang’s 5.0

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Ford’s new, third-generation 5.0L Coyote V8 with dual-injection offers a lot more performance potential than the Ford 5.0s of yore. Just take a look at the Mustang GT, whose peak power rating has leapt from 435 horsepower to 460 with the introduction of the newly-revised, 2018 model.

Ford Performance is taking full advantage; at the 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show currently in progress, Ford’s enthusiast-focused division announced a brand-new supercharger system for the upgraded Coyote V8, capable of boosting output up to 700 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque in the Mustang GT. The gains are a bit more modest for Coyote-equipped 2018 Ford F-150s: 640 horsepower and 600 lb-ft.

Ford Performance collaborated with Roush Performance to engineer the new supercharger kit, building on a partnership that stretches back more than two decades.

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“Our teams collaborated to create the most highly engineered, tested and performing supercharger kit on the market,” says Roush Performance Chairman Jack Roush. “The combination of the 2018 5.0-liter engine and our all-new, fully integrated 2650 supercharger system yields simply incredible, no-compromise performance.”

Ford Performance’s all-new supercharger kit will be available from early-2018, carrying a warranty against defect – assuming installation is performed by a Ford dealer or ASE-certified technician. For more exciting Ford news from the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, stay tuned.

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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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