In case you’ve ever wondered just how much power the current turbocharged Ford GT supercar puts out, this video by Hennessey Performance will answer that past the decimal point, right down into the hundredths.

Ford says its GT makes 647 horsepower and 550 pound-feet (746 Nm) of torque, but that’s probably measured at the crank because, according to Hennessey’s dyno, actual wheel horsepower is 581.71 ponies and torque is 513.03 pound-feet (695 Nm). What that essentially means is that you can now buy a Mustang, straight from Ford, that has a lot more power than that and is a lot cheaper too.

I am, of course, talking about the Shelby Mustang Super Snake that packs a V-8 engine with up to 800 horsepower (or a mere 710 horsepower without the optional Performance Package Level 2 fitted to it). It can also almost match the Ford GT in a sprint, and it’s kind of hard to beat its V-8 engine note accompanied by glorious supercharger whine.

The Ford GT starts at around $450,000, while the Super Snake, without the extra performance package that boosts it up to 800 horsepower, can be had for a whole lot less - $113,445. To top it off, it still comes with a three-year warranty, and you can have it with a factory widebody kit if you want to really make it stand out.

Further Reading

2017 Ford GT High Resolution Exterior Wallpaper quality
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Read our full review on the 2017 Ford GT.

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition Exterior
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Read our full review on the 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition.

2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition Exterior High Resolution
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Read our full review on the 2018 Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition.

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