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Ford and Roush go together like peanut butter and jelly. You can have one without another, but it’s just not the same. Ford’s new 2011 Mustang 5.0 has already been getting tons of acclaim and now Roush will be taking it to a whole new level in performance. For a retail price of $5,999.00, your 2011 Mustang can have upwards of 550-hp and 470 ft-lbs of torque!
The Roushcharger Tuner Kit (part # 421140) is based on the popular TVS2300 Roushcharger and comes with a 90mm pulley that puts out approximate seven pounds of boost. To ensure the forced inducted 5.0L stays healthy, 47 lb fuel injectors, high-flow fuel rails, high-flow Roush air land and a twin 60mm throttle body are also included in the kit.
And those wondering about reliability and warranty, Roush offers a 90-day parts warranty but notes that it will not maintain the factory Ford warranty. Those willing to wait until fall, Roush will be releasing a kit that will come with full tuning and warranty.
Official press release available after the break.
540RH sleeper package also available
Roush has just released its new top-level “Stage 3″ tuning package for the 2010 Mustang. With an R2300 ROUSHcharger blower and a modified 4.6-liter Ford V8 (with new pistons, con rods and a forged steel crankshaft) the motor now makes 540hp and 510 ft-lbs of torque.
Outside, the car gets a full aero kit as well as a new billet upper grille, which deletes he fog lights and gives the car a meaner look, while improving cooling. A set of 18-inch chrome wheels is included with 20-inchers optional. The suspension includes new shocks and struts, as well as tighter and lower springs and stiffer sway bars.
Numerous interior upgrades are also included.
“The ROUSH Stage 3 Mustang has traditionally been among the halo vehicles of our lineup and I’m really proud that it sits atop the pecking order once again,” said Jack Roush. “This new iteration of the Stage 3 represents our highest horsepower and most sophisticated Roush Mustang yet, and is sure to resonate among our fans.”
In addition to this model, Roush has also released a new 540HR package. Designed as a sleeper, it comes with all the power and performance upgrades but with a mostly stock exterior. In testing the HR model ran an 11.8 at 121 mph.
“The new ROUSH 540RH is really intended to be a ‘sleeper’ car,” Roush explained. “It will be purposely built with minimal content as it was designed for the buyer who wanted the ROUSH horsepower but with a blank canvas that can be customized into their own personal one-of-a-kind ride.”
Roush is pricing the 2010 Stage 3 car from $59,945 and the HR model from $46,145. Only 103 Stage 3 models will be produced.
GALLERY: 2010 Roush Stage 3 and 540HR Mustangs
Official release after the jump:
ROUSH is the first to market with a complete performance package for the new 2010 Mustang GT. The ROUSH 427R Mustang comes with more power, a new look and improved handling.
Power is increased to 435hp and 400 ft-lbs of torque thanks to a ROUSHcharger, which features a significantly improved intercooler setup over previous ROUSH models. The intercooler is a single core cross-flow unit with better cooling and is much larger than past versions. The reservoir is also twice as large as on past models. Even better, the intercooler sits higher in the vehicle to help reduce damage from road debris. ROUSH also went to great lengths to insure all the parts were top quality, not only for durability, but also to give that OEM appearance.
The ROUSHcharger comes with a 3 year/36,000 mile warranty.
Also a part of the 427R package is a new suspension setup and 18-inch cast (sigh… not forged) chrome wheels. A set of 20-inch wheels is a $1,115 option. The ROUSH suspension also comes with a ROUSH wheel hop reduction it, when the new suspension is installed at the factory.
The 427R package wouldn’t be complete without a new aero kit to set the car apart. The 427R kit comes with a new front fascia (with integrated lights) and front splitter, a rear bumper, side skirts and a three-piece rear wing.
The complete 427R also includes other odds and ends and is priced at a reasonable $14,156.
GALLERY: ROUSH 427R 2010 Mustang
More on the Roush 2010 427R Mustang, including optional upgrades, after the jump: