Sealy, TX - 09.25.2023

BATTLE OF THE V8's // 2024 Dark Horse Mustang vs. 2020 Shelby GT350R Mustang // Stock Comparison

We are here to answer the question we’ve been getting non-stop, how does the 2024 Ford S650 Dark Horse Mustang compare to the legendary 2017-2020 S550 Shelby GT350/R IN A STRAIGHT LINE? We took both cars in their stock form and lined them up for a head-to-head drag race at the Pennzoil Proving Ground. Here is a quick look at specs and what makes these two Mustangs so different:

2024 Dark Horse Mustang:

– 5.0L Naturally Aspirated ‘Coyote’ V8 paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission

– 500 HP and 418 lb-ft of torque

– 7,500 RPM redline

– 3,900 lbs


2020 Shelby GT350R Mustang:

– 5.2L Naturally Aspirated ‘Voodoo’ V8 paired with a Tremec 6-speed manual transmission

– 526 HP and 429 lb-ft of torque

– 8,250 RPM redline

– 3,760 lbs


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