Ford is celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day the sole means it is aware of how: by painting the pony inexperienced. Last year the horse automotive hulked-out for the vacation with associate eye-searing want for the inexperienced paint job and black stripes. This year, though, Ford is taking a subtler approach with its clover-inspired makeover. Except currently it’s draped over the brand’s most powerful performance automotive.
The 2020 Shelby GT500 pictured here wears a special shade of unpleasant person Lime for Saint Patrick’s Day. the color attracts inspiration from vintage Mustangs of the Seventies, says Ford, and is one in every of four new shades for the pony lineup in 2020. The others, Twister Orange (which we have a tendency to saw on the $1.1 million GT500 at Barrett-Jackson), painting Silver, and hot dog were tinny additionally be part of the variable for 2020. No word on what proportion further these special colors can value, although (if they value something at all).
“These bright, spirited retro colors square measure trending in style – in home furnishings, sportswear, and even appliances,” Barb Whalen, Ford color and materials manager notes within the unharness. “Aspirational and assured, they’re fun, immature colors that create an announcement of however you wish the globe to check you and UN agency you wish to be. And your automotive is the associate extension of that.”
The 2020 Ford pony – as well as the potent 700-horsepower (521-kilowatt) Shelby GT500 – hits dealers this fall. we do not skills abundant the range-topping Shelby can value, however, Ford guarantees a sub-11-second linear unit time and a 0-60 mile-per-hour (96 kilometer-per-hour) sprint of around 3 seconds. So, you’ll want the luck of a people to tame this snake.