Of course GM isn't the only automaker doing great things with V8 engines

Ford also has both the normally aspirated 5.0-liter Coyote V8 in the Mustang GT and supercharged engines in the Shelby GT500. The current 2013 GT500 powerplant has grown to 5.8-liters and 662 hp but a couple of years ago I wrote about the transition of the 5.4-liter from a cast-iron to an aluminum block after a chat with SVT chief engineer Jamal Hameedi.

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2011 Ford Shelby GT500 finally gets aluminum engine, loses 120 pounds
2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Ever since Ford introduced the modern Shelby GT500 four years ago, almost no one

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