Ford 7.3-liter ‘Godzilla’ V8 is now available as a crate engine

Rodolfo Schellin

The 2020 Ford F-Sequence Super Duty, apart from visible tweaks, introduced with it a couple of new engines, and a single in distinct seriously grabbed the focus of car fanatics: the 7.three-liter V8 named “Godzilla.” We suspect the blend of the substantial displacement and a terrific name had one thing to do with enthusiasts’ excitement, which typically arrived with the concern of, what else could we set it in? Now fanatics can quit speculating, considering that Ford has built a crate model available for acquire on its possess.

Regardless of the formidable displacement and name, the Godzilla motor isn’t really particularly intellect-blowing as considerably as output is anxious. It will make 430 horsepower and 475 pound-ft of torque. Individuals are stable numbers, but if you are looking at engines for a car, most likely a Mustang, you may well be better off with a Coyote five.-liter V8. One particular specified like the Mustang GT’s model will make 460 horsepower and 420 pound-ft of torque, rev higher, and its all-aluminum development ought to be lighter than the iron-block Godzilla.

That remaining explained, the more torque of the Godzilla and its development for hefty responsibility truck use would likely make it a wonderful selection for a basic or even not-so-basic pickup truck or SUV. It also expenses significantly less than the Coyote at $eight,a hundred and fifty compared to $9,five hundred. The aftermarket is previously making performance parts for the large motor, way too. Whipple has a supercharger set up that will increase it to seven-hundred horsepower. Last but not least, if you seriously want to use the motor for a car, it does feel to in shape in the Fox Physique Mustang and even the present-day Mustang.

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