Rumor Mill: Return of the 5.0 Powerplant

Discussion in 'StangNet Site News' started by MRaburn, Sep 22, 2008.

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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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  2. bout time id love to see the 5.0 badge back out on the street
  3. Now if Ford only puts their engine into all their vehicles that use the 4.6 mod motor and then markets the hell out of it...they can do what Dodge did with their Hemi line of V8's