Gen 4 Coyote V8: Ford Performance’s New Crate Engine Option

Gen 4 Coyote V8: Ford Performance’s New Crate Engine Option

Blue Mustang GT with headlights on driving fast on asphalt
2024 Ford Mustang GT
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Ford Performance Parts interestingly announces that the all-new Gen 4 Coyote V8 engine derived from the 2024 Ford Mustang GT will be available for purchase as a crate engine. Boasting a plethora of advanced features designed to elevate driving experiences to unprecedented levels and nestled within famed lineage of the Ford Mustang line, it is the heart of the 2024 Mustang GT, this modern 5.0L 32-valve DOHC V-8 stands as a testament to Ford’s unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of automotive excellence.

Gen 4 Coyote V8 engine pictured against white background
Gen 4 5.0L Coyote V8 engine, now Ford Performance Parts’ newest crate engine product
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Ford Performance M-6007-M50D, or the Gen 4 Coyote V8, at its core is a masterpiece of engineering prowess. With a power output of 480 horsepower at 7,150 rpm and a torque of 415 ft.-lb. at 4,900 rpm (achieved with premium fuel) coming from the 5.0L, this powerhouse promises to deliver exhilarating performance on demand. Bolstered by a compression ratio of 12.0:1, the engine’s Hypereutectic aluminum pistons, sintered steel connecting rods, and forged steel crankshaft ensure both durability and efficiency. The lightweight plasma transferred wire arc spray aluminum cylinder block, featuring cross-bolted main bearing caps and thick main bearing bulkheads, not only enhances bottom-end strength but also optimizes oil drainback and windage control for improved high-rpm performance. Long story short, quality engineered performance available to the public.

Black valve cover on the 5.0L Coyote V8 engine
“Powered by Ford.”
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From direct and port fuel injection to twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) and dual throttle bodies, each component is meticulously engineered to synergize with the next, resulting in seamless performance and unparalleled responsiveness. The tuned composite intake manifold not only provides efficient air delivery but also contributes to weight savings, further enhancing the engine’s agility and performance.

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The 5.0L Coyote V8 crate engine offers versatility and ease of installation, but is it gonna break the bank? Undoubtedly starting at a price of $11,500 I’m sure that is a large commitment for most. However, the engineered performance that Ford is offering at profound accessibility, is sure to please the masses eagerly awaiting to get their hands on these. Using common engine mount patterns and it’s modular design the newest crate engine from Ford Performance Parts becomes a viable option for a wide range of vehicles. Is the latest Coyote V8 on your radar? With a justifiable price point, it undoubtedly should be.

Rear shot of Ford Mustang GT parked at an angle with containers behind it
The 2024 Mustang GT, stunningly elegant & powered by a monster 5.0!
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