Ford reveals 2022 Mustang Shelby GT500 Heritage Edition


It’s quite common for Ford to launch particular variations of the long-lasting Mustang sports activities automotive. For 2022, the top-of-the-line within the Mustang mannequin stays the Shelby GT500. Ford has revealed a particular model of the GT500 known as the 2022 Mustang Shelby GT500 Heritage Version. The Heritage Version is designed to pay homage to the unique 1967 Shelby GT500.

Every Heritage Version can be obtainable with Brittany Blue exterior paint with two Wimbledon white exterior stripe choices. The stripe choices embody painted over-the-top racing stripes with a singular GT500 emblem. The painted stripes might be ordered in black. The second stripe possibility can be vinyl over-the-top racing stripes that includes a singular vinyl facet stripe and GT500 emblem.

Aside from the Heritage Version, the GT500 carries over in 2022 unchanged. It encompasses a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and a supercharged V-8 engine. The GT500 begins at $72,900 with out the $1195 vacation spot payment or the $2600 gasoline guzzler tax. The Heritage Version bundle provides $2140 to the bottom GT500, and those that need the hand-painted stripes will add one other $12,140 to the value. Sadly, the probabilities of any 2022 GT500 being bought at MSRP are slim. These automobiles usually carry markups to the tune of tens of hundreds of {dollars} by grasping dealerships.

One other fascinating new mannequin for 2022 is the Mustang Coastal Restricted Version. That automotive is barely obtainable on the 310 horsepower EcoBoost premium in fastback or convertible. The Coastal bundle provides 19-inch machine-faced aluminum wheels with tarnished dark-painted pockets and a singular vinyl facet stripe. The automotive additionally will get fender facet scoops, a black grille, pedestal rear spoiler, Coastal lighted sill plates and Coastal instrument panel badge. All Coastal Mustang fashions can be found solely in Brittany Blue, Cyber Orange, or Speedy Crimson. The automotive begins at an MSRP of $32,225 with out the vacation spot payment, and the Coastal Restricted Version bundle prices one other $1995.

Ford has confirmed that the colour Code Orange is solely obtainable on the GT500 for 2022. That unique Shelby shade joins eight new colours for the complete 2022 Mustang line. The brand new colours embody Atlas Blue Metallic, Darkish Matter Grey Metallic, Eruption Inexperienced Metallic, Grabber Blue Metallic, and Mischievous Purple Metallic. The Brittany Blue shade is barely provided on the GT500 Heritage Version or the Coastal Version of the Mustang.

Ford had beforehand introduced a brand new Stealth Version look bundle for the 2022 Mustang EcoBoost. Nevertheless, it’s solely provided on the Premium mannequin and encompasses a extra aggressive look on the automobile’s exterior. Stealth Version patrons get 19-inch black wheels, black mirror caps, clear LED taillight covers, and a brand new high-performance rear spoiler.

2022 marks the primary time the Stealth Version bundle is obtainable, and it’s solely obtainable with particular paint colours. Paint colours that may be had with the Stealth Version bundle embody Shadow Black, Atlas Blue, Carbonized Grey, and Darkish Matter. Aside from the blacked-out styling, the automotive is identical Mustang beneath with a normal 2.3-liter turbo four-cylinder producing 310 horsepower and 350 pounds-feet of torque.

For Mustang patrons wanting a V8 underneath the hood, the California Particular is obtainable for 2022 in fastback or convertible types. That model of the Mustang will get particular stripes and badges together with 19-inch machined alloy wheels, strut tower brace with particular badging, bigger entrance splitter, and efficiency rear wing. The automotive may also be fitted with the GT Efficiency Bundle bringing summer time tires, Brembo brakes, and different tidbits to the automotive. Its 5.0-liter V8 makes 460 horsepower and 420 pound-foot torque with both a six-speed guide or 10-speed automated.

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