We reached out to Ford, only to get the predictable response that it doesn’t speculate on future products.
If a new Mustang Shelby GT500 is being planned for release next year, this contradicts reports that we won’t be seeing one until 2018
. Things get even more interesting when you look at some of the potential specs revealed in the source code uncovered by TheDrive. The keywords read “Shelby GT500 5.8L V8 engine” – the same engine used in Ford’s previous incarnation of the GT500 known as the “Trinity,” which churned out 661 hp and 631 Ib.ft of torque.