What is the difference between a 1985 Mustang and a GT?



What is the difference between a 1985 Mustang and a GT?

Performance was starting to come back into favor in 1985 because Ford did some work on beering up the tried and true 5.0L engine. The 5.0L H.O. Mustang receives a two-speed accessory belt drive, a camshaft with roller lifters and stainless steel shorty headers, not cast manifolds. The GT also got a dual exhaust system.

How much horsepower does a 1985 Ford Mustang have?

The 1985 Mustang 5.0 was released with significantly improved horsepower. The addition of a roller cam increased lift and for, but the bulk of the horsepower and performance increases came from a new exhaust. This power output rating was increased for the carbureted V8 to 210hp, the EFI version of the same engine combo was still rated at 165hp.

What kind of engine does a 1985 Mustang SVO have?

The SVO Turbo Mustang started the 1985 model year with the previous year’s air-to-air intercooled, turbocharged, 175hp, 2.3 liter, electronic fuel injected, inline 4-cylinder. Mid year this changed to a 205hp version by incorporating some of the GT improvements as well as reworked turbo elements.

What changes were made to the Ford Mustang between 1984 and 1985?

Between 1984 and 1985, no real changes were made to the Mustang’s engine and transmission options. The one major engine change was that the Turbo GT’s four-cylinder was no longer available.