2019 GT500 Mule? Front Gills/Louvers

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  1. Driver 8

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    I don't think the lightweight materials and other cutting edge tech will make it into the S550 platform. I think we'll have to wait for the S650.
     
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    I hope it doesn't even come in 4 years with hybrid tech. Give me a couple more gas guzzlers and then throw me the new tech. This way I can have the cars I really want for long term keepers and then sit back and enjoy. Not saying I won't try the hybrid but I'm almost certain it won't be my keeper car.

    You could be right, but I don't think they do that until after the s650 chassis is here. It will be developed especially for the hybrid.
     
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    This dude is even more stoked than i am. Obviously this isnt probable but it would be awesome if ford threw down the gauntlet.
     
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    That article is too far fetched. The truth is somewhere in the middle of a gt350 and that.

    Titanium roof, possibly. Carbon cradle, carbon rad support, wheels, spoiler.

    It won't be 3500 lbs that's lunacy. I wish though.
     
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    Yeah...me too. Thinking 3900ish in the R trim and 755 like the teaser. Most likely supercharged.
     
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    No way would they do a titanium roof. The cost of titanium is orders of magnitude more than carbon fiber.
     
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    Carbon is the smart choice although it would have to be seam glued and might not meet crash and roll over I think.

    Titanium doesn't weld easily to steel, but it does.

    Aluminum could be riveted and glued.

    I would have shot for magnesium personally.
     
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    Hopefully Trump cuts CAFE back enough that there's no problem for many years.

    Personally - as a buyer I'm not interested in a hybrid no matter how fast it is. Same with electric. No thanks. I realize there probably are some who don't care, but hybrid technology is intellectually offensive to me.
     
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    That channel posts up more garbage than HPKings.
     
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    Amen Jim, Amen!!! :thumbsup:
     
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    Guys, guys! It was just a theory and answering a question. I was not saying Ford is going to do this. No need to start a heated debate about it. :lol:
     
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    Haha! Anything to debate is good.. Better than listening to the crickets
    Yeah the guy on YouTube is over the top.
    I wouldn't say there is no way possible. But 2.6 - 0-60. Lots of carbon fiber... titanium roof. 100k+ no.
    As much as I'd like ford to charge to put the good stuff into the vehicle, they are gonna charge similar to the zl1. 70k and it'll probably have a supercharged and nothing special in it. Auto. Possibly carbon rims or enough to keep it under 4,000 lbs. Guys, I feel it will be a fast car it it just not gonna reach out and grab me. Could be wrong but don't think so.
     
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    Now with carbon and others they use epoxies that are believe or not stronger then some welds.
     
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    This is why I think there might be or at least I believe there is a market for a very good 70K car and an over the top one of kind 85-90k car.
     
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    In the GT350 on the radiator support it is carbon composite.
    Don't know exactly what's in it but I'm sure its strong, and light and is actually blow molded vs the tedious/time consuming hand laying of carbon fiber fiber. Maybe this could be used for other parts of the vehicle

    Yeah, would love to see what ford could do with a higher range mustang. The GT4 is cool and all, but put it in a street legal package with more HP. That would be something I'd like to see.
    With every month we get closer to the time of actually knowing what it's gonna be.
    Was thinking back in '15 we would have had a '16 GT500. Here we are in 17 hoping for a 19. Unreal.....
     
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    Just wait till 19 comes and your hoping for something in 20, and doesn't come till 22 and it is a 2.7 liter hybrid.
     
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    *Injection molded
     
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    The sky is falling!
     
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    If it doesn't come I'll buy something else. No worries
     
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