Livernois Motorsports-Built 1,000-Plus HP GT1000R Mustang

More often than not if a vehicle goes in one door at the Livernois Motorsports shop up in Michigan, it comes out the other a completely badass version of its former self. And that may seem like quite a tall order when your starting point is a Shelby GT500, but that’s exactly what they’ve done.

The list of modifications that the authors of horsepower at Livernois have done to this car is a mile and a half long, and we’ve posted the full spec list for those interested below, but the end result is this video of a lap on the dyno that registered an astounding 1,006 rear wheel horsepower and 916 ft-lbs of rear wheel torque. This from a 358 cubic inch aluminum block powerplant, featuring goodies like Livernois CNC heads and Stage 1C camshafts, a 4.0L Whipple supercharger and the works, all fed through a Centerforce DFX Series single disc clutch. With that kind of monster power and torque, a twin-disc just might be in order.

Check out the clip below, and give our good friends over at Centerforce Clutches a visit, as well. Below is the entire spec sheet for the Shelby GT1000R, per Livernois Motorsports.

Livernois Motorsports Built 358ci Aluminum Long block
Big Bore GT Supercar Aluminum Block
Carrillo Rods
Custom Diamond Pistons Engineered by Livernois
Canton Oil Pan
Livernois Motorsports CNC Cylinder Heads
Livernois Motorsports GT500 Stage 1C Camshafts
Whipple 4.0L Supercharger
Whipple Single Blade Throttle Body
Fore Precision Works Triple Pump Fuel Hat
3 Ford GT Supercar Fuel Pumps
Innovators West 10% Overdrive Balancer
Kooks Custom 1 7/8” Headers
Kooks 3” Off-road X-Pipe
Magnaflow 3” Catback
Afco Heat Exchanger
Ford Racing / Centerforce DFX Clutch
Dynotech 1-Piece Aluminum Driveshaft
Metco Driveshaft Loop
QA1 Adjustable Shocks
QA1 Adjustable Struts w/ Coilovers
BMR Rear Springs
BMR Adjustable Upper & Lower Control Arms
BMR Adjustable Panhard Bar & Brace
BMR Swaybar Relocation Kit
BMR Subframe Connectors
10-Point Roll Cage
Suncoast GT500KR Style Hood
Shelby Super Snake Wheels
Tuned by Livernois Motorsports

About the author

Andrew Wolf

Andrew has been involved in motorsports from a very young age. Over the years, he has photographed several major auto racing events, sports, news journalism, portraiture, and everything in between. After working with the Power Automedia staff for some time on a freelance basis, Andrew joined the team in 2010.
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