The Mustang’s 5.0 V-8 finds its way into the F-150, losing some horsepower in the transition.
What Is It?
It’s the country-music version of “rollin’ in my five-point-oh.” Included in the F-150’s new engine portfolio for 2011 is this 5.0-liter V-8 borrowed from Vanilla Ice’s new Mustang GT. Here, the motor makes 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque, some 52 hp and 10 lb-ft less than in the Mustang—presumably, it is detuned to make room for more expensive options like the 6.2-liter V-8 and 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6. But floor the accelerator, and the speed and sound of this F-150 will have you feeling like you’re wheeling a 2+2.
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