2012 Mustang Engine Information – 330 cubic inch V-8 (5.4 L Supercharged Ford Modular V8)
Ford’s Modular 5.4L DOHC V8
The 2011 Shelby GT500 got an engine update with an all-new 5.4 L aluminum engine which was 102 lb (46 kg) lighter than the previous cast-iron engine and uses Ford-patented plasma-coating technology (Plasma transferred wire arc). With the engine updates, not only has performance improved to 550 bhp (558 PS; 410 kW) at 6,200 rpm and 510 lb⋅ft (691 N⋅m) at 4,500 rpm of torque, but the GT500’s gas mileage has improved also. The same engine was used in the 2012 Shelby GT500.