After it was gone for almost 25 years, Ford’s Shelby GT350 return’s as sixth generation of Mustang. It was revealed shortly before Los Angeles Auto Show and its bigger competitor is Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. Unlike the fifth generation of GT500 with 662 hp V8 engine which also carried the label Shelby, the new GT350 comes with a 5.2l V8 engine with 526 hp which makes it the most powerful naturally aspirated engine that Ford ever made. Ford says that the Mustang Shelby GT350 is built for the track, but it is legal for everyday driving also. Only 100 units of this awesome car will be made for 2015 year which may be little problem if you want to own one of this.
Engine and specs
As we previously said Ford describes this car as a runner who is also usable for the street and the thing which attracts the most attention is its engine. The GT350 can develop 526 horse power and 429 lb-ft of torque. For something like that is responsible Ford’s all-new 5.2L V8 engine, which debuted in GT350, and soon we can expect it in the rest of the American giant offers. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission, and great attention is paid to rely. It can go from 0-60 mph in 3,8 seconds and its top speed is above 175 mph.
Exterior and interior design
If we talk about the exterior vehicle looks very aggressive and it will be available with few optional packages such as the tech package and Track package. It also has larger 19-inch wheels, Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires and stronger brakes. We should mention that Shelby 350 is 40 mm lower in comparison with the standard Mustang. New Shelby is also distinguished by a very aggressive bumpers, which are there to assist aerodynamics, and firstly, when it arrives, it will be offered only in one color. The original 1965 Shelby GT350 is specific by its white color with blue stripes, and the 2016 Shelby GT350 will continue the tradition at first.Later we can expect some new colors.
The interior has received new Recaro sports seats, less chrome, but more standard and optional equipment. Inside you can also find camera that captures behind the vehicle, the instrument panel trimmed with aluminum, leather steering wheel and an optional navigation system.
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Release date and price
You will be able to order this vehicle in September of this year directly from Ford dealers. Pricing will start aroun $52,995.
Read more here. http://www.carsdirect.com/2016/ford/shelby-gt350
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