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All New 710 Horsepower Roush Performance JackHammer Mustang
Roush has always been synonymous with performance, along with creating some of the most iconic Mustangs for the general public. This continues for the 2018 S550 Mustang with their all new special edition Roush JackHammer. Named after owner and motorsports legend Jack Roush, the JackHammer puts throws down an incredible 710 horsepower when combined with Roush’s latest R2650 Supercharger.
“The JackHammer is a great option for enthusiasts who want a thrilling driving experience in a Mustang that looks menacing and produces incredible power,” said Jack Roush, Jr., professional race car driver and advanced business strategist for Roush Performance. “What makes this model unique is that before the vehicle leaves our headquarters, we install all the necessary components and machine the front engine cover to make it easy to add our R2650 supercharger package.”
The 2018 Roush TVS 2650 Supercharger unit, which boosts the JackHammer’s full potential to 710 horsepower and 610 lb-ft of torque, is installed at the delivering dealership within hours of purchase. The Mustang also comes equipped with high-performance extras, like Roush’s adjustable coilover suspension and new Continental ExtremeContact Sport Tires. Additionally, the JackHammer is the only Roush Mustang to have standard gloss black wheels, which give it a sinister appearance on the road and track.
“We engineer American-made vehicles with the raw power, looks and legacy that passionate drivers crave, and with this car named after my father, we made sure not to hold back,” said Roush, Jr.
Paired with unrivaled performance, the new special edition model also features powerful design elements. Usually reserved for Roush Stage 3 Mustangs, the coveted hockey stripe adorns the sides of the JackHammer. For further customizability, an optional matte-black top-performance stripe is also available.
The 2018 Roush JackHammer is only available with Fastback configurations in both 6-speed manual and 10-speed automatic transmissions. Drivers can use the Roush Performance vehicle calculator to choose different options.
“Not only is the JackHammer commanding and aggressively stylish, it comes with an industry-leading warranty,” said Roush, Jr. The JackHammer has a powertrain warranty that covers five years or 60,000 miles, which includes the ASE certified dealer-installed supercharger system.”
The 2018 Roush JackHammer is currently available for order; however if you want one, then you better make that call to Roush soon, because this special edition is limited to just 200 vehicles.