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Ford hinting at 772 horsepower for new Mustang Shelby GT500?

by Justin King

The digital instrument cluster in a recent promotion hints at 772 ponies and 743 pound-feet of torque.

Ford may have subtly teased engine output specs for its upcoming Mustang Shelby GT500.

An image in a 2018 Mustang brochure spotted by a Reddit user shows a digital gauge cluster with '772' across the spread, with the car in seventh gear at 72 mph, while the odometer reads 74.3 miles. A Reddit user has interpreted the

Such an observation could be easy to dismiss, but gauge cluster renderings are apparently an increasingly common way to shed light on high-performance packages without explicitly confirming any numbers.

A separate image posted on Ford's website appears to show the same gauge cluster with '755' across the primary dials. As noted by Carscoops, the same shot coincidentally indicated the '455'-horsepower figure for the basic 2018 Mustang lineup.

The GT500 is expected to make its official debut sometime early next year.

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