Ford Mustang GT-R Concept 

  • 2004
  • 296 HP 4.6L
  • 148 mph
Rounding out the chassis package are huge, race-proven Brembo brakes.
The production suspension geometry is retained, but key parts were replaced to reduce weight or provide additional strength for the rigors of racing.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Mustang GT-R Concept

Top speed

Mustang GT-R Concept
148 mph
Ferrari Enzo
218 mph

1/4 mile

Mustang GT-R Concept
13.5 s
Ferrari Enzo
10.8 s
458 Italia
11.1 s

Data points Key details of the Ford Mustang GT-R Concept


Mustang GT-R Concept
296 HP
Ferrari Enzo
650 HP


Mustang GT-R Concept
321 ft-lb
Viper SRT-10
562 ft-lb

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Ford Mustang GT-R Concept
The front end is a further evolution of the Mustang GT coupe and convertible concepts that stole the 2003 North American International Auto Show and foreshadowed the design of the 2005 Mustang.
Only the oil pressure and water temperature gauges are located on the instrument panel.

Ford Mustang GT-R

Car & Driver News
Auto Shows arrow Ford Mustang GT-R 2004 New York International Auto Show With the 40th anniversary of the Mustang right around the corner on April 17th, Ford will commemorate its pony car’s special birthday by showing a hot-rod concept of the upcoming 2005 sports car, called the GT-R.
Painted bright orange — similar to the orange Mustang Boss 302 Trans-Am race cars of 1970 — the GT-R features a Ford Racing-supplied TTC T-56 six-speed manual transmission, a carbon fiber hood, Brembo brakes, huge 20-inch wheels with Pirelli slicks, and a full aero treatment, including front and side splitters and a composite rear spoiler.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ford
Year 2004
Highest auction price $175k, January 2009

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.74 lb/hp
Maximum hp 296 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 321 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 4,600 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.54 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 148 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s
0-200kph 23.5 s


Drivetrain RWD w/Race-Spec Rear Differential
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 4.56:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 508/? 254
Rear wheels 508/? 279

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,476 lb
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