What Is the SMS 302 Mustang?Last Updated February 5, 2020
The SMS 302 Mustang is based off the 2011 Mustang GT and is capable of producing over 440 horsepower with an option of adding a supercharger on top of that. Other upgrades included an aggressive new body kit, new springs, front struts, rear shocks and linkages, and upgraded brakes.
Offered throughout the '90s and early 2000s, the Saleen S351 added some upgrades to the Mustang GT that allowed it to better compete against the Chevy Z28 and Pontiac Firebird. One of the biggest upgrades was introducing a 5.8L V8 engine, with a few refinements, to increase the horsepower to 371 and torque to 422.
Developed by Ford's Special Vehicles Team and introduced in 1999 was the Mustang FR500. The Mustang FR500 was designed specifically for the racetrack, producing 415 horsepower that enabled it to reach a top speed of 175 mph.
Ford first started celebrating the anniversary of the Ford Mustang in 1984, which was the Mustang's 20th anniversary. In addition to the commemoration, Ford had celebrated the anniversary of the Ford Mustang a few more times as well as having the Mustang participate in celebrating Ford's 100th anniversary.