1970 Ford Mustang packs over 3000 horsepower

If you want to buy a sportscar for the sake of it, then there are plenty options from Ferraris and Lambos. But if it is raw power you seek, something that even the mighty Bugatti Veyron fails to match, then this just might be the product.

According to the crew at Steve Morris Engines, the 1,184 hp of the 16.4-litre W16 Veyron Super Sports is not an impressive figure. In an outrageous attempt, the tuning house has added three times the power of a Veyron in a 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1.

1970 Ford Mustang packs over 3000 horsepower

Built for the drag strip, the perilous machine carries a 572 cubic inch (9.4-litre) big block V8, packed with 88mm billet Bullseye twin turbochargers and a Chiseled Performance intercooler adding 30 pounds of thrust.

The mechanical orchestra creates an asphalt tearing 3,040 horsepower at 7,300 rpm and 2,411 lb-ft (3,265 Nm) of torque at 6,000 rpm. Wearing a stock Mustang skin, the ride sports double parachute at the rear and enormous drag wheels.

While this machine will stick to the fast lane, it showcases the ability of tuning houses and possibilities to draw power from power boosting components.

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