Back afore Ford arise it was bearing a new aluminum block adaptation of its supercharged 5.4-liter V8 for the 2011 GT500, belief ran aggressive that the new 5.0-liter Coyote V8 would get the force-feeding treatment. At the time, Ford beneath to comment, but alike with the addition of the lighter 5.4-liter, the belief never died away.
It now appears that a supercharged 5.0-liter will aboriginal arise in Australia in 2011 powering the new Falcon XR8 and possibly a GT-HO. Ford accustomed that the Boss 302 could accept been adapted with a blower, adage in its absolution that "the Mustang aggregation knew a supercharger would be the simplest way to abstract cogent ability improvements from the new 5.0-liter V8, but they adopted not to accompany affected consecration for the 2012 Boss to break accurate to the aboriginal Boss 302 engine."
Given that the blow of the 5.4- and 4.6-liter V8 applications in North America are dematerialization in 2011, one has to admiration how continued Ford will accumulate the accepted GT500 agent around. The best contempo belief is that a additional adaptation of the Coyote will access actuality in time for the 50th ceremony of the ponycar in 2014. And that can't appear anon enough.