Boss 302 crate motors now available from Ford Racing

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Earlier this week, Ford Racing put the rumor to rest that new Boss 302 5.0-liter V8 crate motors would be available outside of the 2012 Boss 302 Mustang shell.  The Ford Racing catalog features the 5.0 crate engine under part #M-6007-M50B and will come fully capable of the same neck-jerk power we’ve all been drooling over…a wonderful 444 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of tire smokin’ goodness.  So what’s the wallet damage for this pony car power plant?  The Boss 302 crate motor will hold a sticker of $11,999…equaling a $5K bump in price over the Mustang GT crate motor’s price tag of $6,999.  That doesn’t seem all to bad at first blush, but when reflection shines back, you realize it’s a steep bill for a mere 32 horsepower more.  Guess the branding is the bulk of the cost…

Nonetheless, keep reading to see all the nitty gritty details on the Ford Racing aluminum 5.0-liter Mustang Boss 302 crate engine.

Boss 302 5.0L Crate Engine Specifications

Ford Racing’s aluminum 5.0L Mustang Boss 302 crate engine is a modern 5.0L 32-valve DOHC V-8 that uses advanced features like Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) and high flow CNC cylinder heads to deliver 444 horsepower and 380 ft.-lb.+ of torque (with premium fuel).

  • 11.0:1 compression ratio
  • Lightweight aluminum cylinder block features cross-bolted main bearing caps and thick main bearing bulkheads for bottom-end strength
  • Features large sump 8.5 qt oil pan with revised oil pan baffling for improved oil control under hard cornering
  • Revised composite intake system with shorter runners, inspired by Ford Racing’s Daytona Prototype engine program
  • 80 mm single bore “drive by wire” throttle body
  • High-strength aluminum-alloy cylinder heads with fully CNC-machined ports and chambers for exceptional high-rpm airflow without sacrificing low-speed torque
  • Sodium-filled exhaust valves for improved heat dissipation
  • Forged aluminum pistons and upgraded sinter-forged connecting rods for improved strength
  • Includes manual transmission engine harness and flywheel
  • Vehicle harness and PCM not included
  • Boss 302 crate engine shown with optional Ford blue coil pack covers FRPP part # : M-6P067-M50B and NVH insulator pads, Ford dealer part # :CR3Z-6N041-A. sold separately.
  • Engine mount bosses and bell housing mount pattern common to 4.6L modular engines.
  • Engine weight: 444 lbs

Source: Ford Racing

Categories: 2012 Mustang, Aftermarket, Ford, Mustang Tech

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