Advertisement

The folks in the car business think that reusing a name is mining for more gold on the original spot. Remaking classic cars and reusing past names is a longstanding tradition in the car business, sometimes even crossing manufacturer lines. Is the new Shelby Mustang an heir to the throne? What about BMW's new versions of the Mini? And why do car companies persist in using names which translate poorly, like Chevy's Nova in Spanish or Audi's e-Tron in French? Let's see if new is always an improvement, or not.

Advertisement

1. 2020 Shelby Mustang GT500

In 2020, a new Ford Shelby Mustang, the GT500, is ready to run against other drag-ready cars like the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye, complete with 760 hp from a supercharged V8. Comparing with earlier models is simple -- it's the fastest ever. The new GT500 and existing GT350 both have performance-specific handling and feature packages, which make them expensive but satisfying cars to drive on the track as well as the open road.

wheelsage.org
Advertisement

Disclaimer

This site offers information designed for educational purposes only. The information on this Website is not intended to be comprehensive, nor does it constitute advice or our recommendation in any way. We attempt to ensure that the content is current and accurate but we do not guarantee its currency and accuracy. You should carry out your own research and/or seek your own advice before acting or relying on any of the information on this Website.