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Ford Unveils 810-HP Mustang Supercharger Kit

18 Mar 2024

At the 2023 SEMA show, Ford set Mustang enthusiasts’ hearts racing with the unveiling of a new supercharger kit promising to propel the iconic pony car into the stratosphere of performance. Fast forward to now, and the Blue Oval has finally disclosed all the tantalizing details, leaving enthusiasts both thrilled and, for some, disappointed. Ford Performance has officially introduced its twin-screw supercharger kit, which transforms the Mustang's 5.0-liter V-8 engine into a thunderous 810-horsepower beast. However, there's a caveat: this power-packed upgrade comes with a California-sized restriction.

Revving Beyond Restrictions

Revving Beyond Restrictions

For Mustang enthusiasts residing outside of the Golden State, the allure of this supercharger kit is undeniable. However, for California residents, the excitement is tempered by the grim reality of emissions regulations. Ford has explicitly stated that the supercharger kit lacks approval for use in California and cannot be legally registered or utilized on vehicles within the state. This restriction is likely due to California's stringent emissions laws, which require aftermarket modifications to meet specific criteria for approval.

The significance of California's exclusion cannot be overstated. With its sizeable population of automotive enthusiasts and its status as a trendsetter in environmental regulations, California often sets the tone for the automotive industry nationwide. Consequently, Ford's decision to restrict the supercharger kit in California reflects not only compliance with existing regulations but also a recognition of the state's influence on broader automotive trends.

Despite this setback, the supercharger kit remains a compelling option for Mustang owners elsewhere, offering a potent combination of power and performance. Whether tearing up the track or dominating the open road, the upgraded Mustang promises an exhilarating driving experience that pushes the boundaries of what's possible.

It's worth noting that the supercharger kit's compatibility extends beyond just the Mustang GT and Dark Horse models. With its adaptable design, the kit opens up possibilities for customization and personalization, allowing enthusiasts to tailor their Mustangs to their specific preferences and performance goals.

In conclusion, Ford's unveiling of the 810-HP Mustang Supercharger Kit represents a significant milestone in the evolution of the iconic pony car. While California residents may find themselves on the sidelines due to regulatory constraints, enthusiasts elsewhere can eagerly anticipate unleashing the full potential of their Mustangs with this exhilarating upgrade. As the automotive landscape continues to evolve, one thing remains certain: the Mustang's legacy of performance and innovation shows no signs of slowing down.

Wael Nakhle

BY Wael Nakhle

Wael is an automotive content writer specializes in creating written content for Motor 283. Producing a wide range of content, including blog posts, articles, product descriptions, reviews, and technical guides related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles, with an unprecedented passion for cars, and motorcycles.

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