Race Pages December, 2010

Perhaps the greatest news for the 2011 Mustang GT is the introduction of the 5.0-liter modular “Coyote” engine but there was also a switch from a Tremec-sourced transmission to a Getrag 5-speed manual transmission. Unlike the Tremec, the Getrag employs a 23-spline input shaft, the same number of splines used on the old Pinto 4-speed. Meanwhile, Tremec is busy readying an aftermarket version with either a 10- or 26-spline input. Just like last year, the Shelby GT500 has exclusivity on the 26-spline Tremec 6060 double-overdrive transmission, and Mustang GT owners are left with the standard 5-speed box.
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