|Edelbrock has announced the release of their new intake manifold for the 2011-16 Ford 5.0L Coyote V8 engine. Designated Victor II the intake (#7180) is designed for use with Ford Coyote engines running in the 1500 – 7500 rpm operating range. To gain optimum performance it features long tapered, crossover-style runners with a large plenum. In addition, its cast aluminum construction makes it ideal for nitrous, supercharged and turbo applications. This intake manifold also includes provisions for all emissions equipment and retains the stock fuel rail. Moreover, the Victor II features cast bosses on the runners to accommodate a direct-port nitrous system for competition applications. Plus, its low-profile design accommodates all factory 2011-16 Ford Mustang hoods and strut tower braces. It’s also compatible with Ford Performance Parts 90mm throttle body without requiring an adapter. Engine dyno testing revealed an additional 27lb-ft of torque over a common aftermarket plastic upgrade intake manifold and a further 16hp over the stock intake manifold.