Sound & Fury
Hereâ€™s the first video of the forthcoming GT500 test mule in action
By Steve Turner
Photos by KGP Photography
Last week dedicated spy photographers captured out-of-captivity shots of a 2018 Shelby GT500 prototype roaming the streets of Dearborn, Michigan. With so much anticipation about what powertrain is lurking underneath this Ford Performance machine, the spies kept after it and finally captured video of the car in action for the world to analyze and theorize about what the sound of this car means.
While the popular theoryâ€”or at least everyoneâ€™s dreamâ€”is that the car will be powered by an EcoBoost V-8. However, in listening to the clip of this car, we have to say the exhaust note sounds pretty robust for a turbocharged machine, as turbos act like mufflers. Plus we donâ€™t here any hits of blow-off valves or other turbo sounds.
To judge for yourself, check out this brief clipâ€¦
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