2010 Roush 427R Mustang breaks cover

Article by Christian A., on March 20, 2009

Roush Performance, the well-known, Ford tuning firm, unveiled the most current manifestation of its long due 427R package for the Mustang. Getting ahead of many other tuning firms, Roush is making available one of the first performance uprates for the latest 2010 Ford Mustang with three different tuning stages.

Although Roush is keeping a tight lid on most of the details, it offered that its top-of-the-line 427R Mustang will be the first to come with the new ROUSHcharger superchager which increases the power yield of the Mustang's 4.6-liter V8 unit to 435 hp (325 kW) of max and 400 lb.-ft. (542 Nm) of peak torque. This makes the 2010 Roush 427R Mustang more powerful than a typical version of the pony car.

This is also the first time that Roush offers a supercharged car at the opening of a new body style. In contrast to previous versions, customers will find many changes in the 2010 Roush 427R Mustang. One of the main changes is the removal of the long air induction tube that used to wrap around the engine offering a cleaner, tidier look.

The current intercooler reservoir of the 2010 Roush 427R Mustang has more than twice the volume compared to previous versions with the intercooler itself is a single-core cross-flow radiator pointing to more efficient cooling. It is likewise significantly bigger compared with previous models and height has also been boosted providing is ample ground distance for most road debris.

Roush improvements on the V8 powertrain components, which are just carry over from what they used in the 2005 to 2009 models of Roush Mustangs, come with much superior appearance and quality. Included in the revisions of the standard Mustang are front air splitter, rear face, side air splitters, and a three-piece wing at the rear.

On the other hand, the 2010 Roush 427R Mustang rides on 18-inch wheels, which are in turn wrapped in high performance Cooper Zeon tires. A larger 20 inch wheel comes as an option for the Roush 427R Mustang.

In addition to all these, Roush is making available a new suspension package which comes with a wheel hop reduction kit. Later this year, "Stage 1" and "Stage 2" tuning packages will be offered by Roush Performance.

Owned and operated by automotive mogul Jack Roush, Roush Performance is an American company that produces aftermarket performance parts for Ford vehicles. Interestingly, Roush is listed as a vehicle "Manufacturer of Record," which means that it can modify Ford vehicles to extent that they are considered "Roush" vehicles.

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