2018 Ford Mustang GT Manual
A new 7400-rpm V-8 and myriad performance options infuse the 2018 Ford Mustang GT with serious capability.
For 2018, Ford makes some changes to the Mustang GT that earn it more of our attention. Clearly we are gaga for high-revving V-8s, so we love that the GT’s conventional cross-plane V-8 now revs to 7400 rpm, 400 more than before and a mere 850 short of the GT350’s. Direct injection joins port injection, and the compression ratio rises from 11.0:1 to 12.0:1, bumping horsepower from 435 to 460, or 66 shy of the GT350. Torque rises from 400 pound-feet to 420. Other changes include the swapping of steel cylinder liners for a spray-in coating, a change that increases displacement from 4951 cubic centimeters to 5038. Don’t worry; it’s still a five-oh ... read more