A few days before the opening of the showroom in Los Angeles 2014, Ford introduced the “charged” version of its new coupe Mustang 6 generation, developed in cooperation with the firm Shelby American. The car was named Shelby GT350. From the standard Mustang novelty is a more aggressive appearance with other bumpers and wings, a different grille, aluminum hood with air intake, lowered suspension, and also made of carbon fiber front splitter, diffuser and a small spoiler on the edge of the trunk.
In addition, the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 sports a signature stripes on the body, exclusive 19-inch alloy wheels, “shod” in the tires Michelin Pilot Super Sport, specially developed for this model, four round tailpipes of the exhaust system. Inside, sports seats installed Recaro, a steering wheel with flattened rim and redesigned instrument panel and all the chrome elements have been removed. For an extra charge available leather seats electroresettings c, dual-zone climate control, audio and multimedia complex Shaker MyTouch with 8-inch touch screen.
Under the hood of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT 350 is located a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter engine V8, issuing 533 hp and 582 Nm of torque. The company specified that this engine is the most powerful aspirated among those that have ever installed on the car brand Ford. It has a “flat” crankshaft (cervix rods spaced at 180 degrees) and is able to spin up to 8250 rev/min, with 90% torque available in a wide range from 3450 to 7000 rev/min. Thrust is transmitted to the rear axle via an uncontested 6-speed manual transmission Tremec TR-3160, but the dynamic characteristics of the GT350 is not specified. The standard equipment includes a limited slip differential, adaptive suspension Magneride, and Brembo brakes company with 394 mm diameter discs at the front axle (six-piston) and 380 millimeters – at the rear (four-). Plus, there are five modes of control electronics.
By switching between them, the driver can adjust settings such as an effort on the steering wheel, the response to the accelerator pedal, suspension stiffness, and adjust the operation of ABS stabilization system and so on. There is an optional sport package Track Pack, of which included oil cooling system of the engine and transmission. The start of sales of the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT 350 in the United States is scheduled for the autumn of 2015, information on prices yet. Not reported also plans to release more powerful versions. Recall that the former Shelby GT500 after the last restyling received 5.8-liter “eight” supercharged, 662 hp already outstanding, with which the vehicle is able to dial 325 km/h.