As with the again-discontinued Bullitt, Mach 1 gets just one engine choice—the 5.0-liter Coyote V-8. We’re told it’s not identical to the Bullitt’s, though it is rated at the same 480 hp at 7,000 rpm and 420 lb-ft at 4,600 rpm. This one shares its intake manifold, oil filter adapter, and engine-oil cooler with the Shelby GT350.
The Bullitt was only offered with a Getrag six-speed manual. The Mach 1 gets the Shelby GT350’s Tremec TR-3160 manual and short-throw shifter along with its auxiliary oil cooler, though the Mustang GT’s twin-disc clutch is used. Mach 1 buyers can also opt for Ford’s terrific 10-speed Select-Shift auto, outfitted with an upgraded torque converter and sharper sportshift programming. The manual also gets rev-matching for the first time on this Tremec. A second oil-to-air cooler improves cooling by 75 percent.
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