It was a little difficult to find a trend at this year’sin Detroit, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some incredible cars on the show floor that you absolutely have to see. Top of the list? It has to be the . The latest generation of this iconic pony car is Ford’s most powerful yet, with somewhere north of 700 horsepower. It’s aimed squarely at the and the , but the Shelby is intended more for use on the racetrack than for straight-line drag performance.
If 700 horsepower sounds impressive, how about 1,000 pound-feet of torque? That’s the rating of the new, which has a maximum tow rating of 35,100 pounds. That’s a ridiculous figure, seemingly enough to trailer every other car on the show floor at once.
But the debut that will almost certainly sell the most is the. Sure, not as exciting as either the new or , the new Explorer rides on a 6.3-inch longer wheelbase and will come in a variety of flavors, including a new hybrid. Pricing and fuel economy figures, though, are still to be determined.