Rumor Mill: Return of the 5.0 Powerplant

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  1. MRaburn

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    The word out on the street regarding the next Ford Mustang engine lineup is that the 5.0 liter is set to return very soon. Dubbed the "Coyote", this speculated engine is a TiVCT 32v motor, producing 400 hp / 375 tq, is an aluminum block, has a 11:1 compression ratio, and the top end is capped at 7,000 RPM. Some sources say that this new powerplant will replace the current 3v 4.6 liter found in the 2005 - 2009 Mustang. Rumblings also indicate that this motor will be crafted at Ford’s Essex Engine Plant in Windsor, Ontario. The only jagged edge on this dreamy cloud is the strong compression ratio: many Mustang fans of contemporary times love to run boost on their stock components. If the Coyote comes to fruition, we could expect to see more bottles of giggle gas at the track and less whining...from the Mustang at least.


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    Last I heard, the 6.2 and 5.0 will be made at Romeo, MI.
     
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    I have read on another site that they think the new engine will not make it in to the early 2010 models, but will be a mid year addition. has anyone else heard this. I really would like to get a bullitt but i also dont want to miss out on 400 hp if it coming some time in early spring.
     
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