At the auto show in Los Angeles the fall of 2014 debuted the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, and in early 2015 at the motor show in Detroit US car maker presented its modification of a track GT350R. The new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R 2016 stands out aggressive aerodynamic body kit with carbon fiber splitter, side “skirts”, a diffuser and a massive rear wing on the trunk lid. The car put on are made of carbon fiber 19-inch wheels, “shod” in the tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2.
For weight reduction Shelby GT350R lost back sofa, audio system, air conditioner, rear view camera, luggage rack, resonator exhaust system, and even pump repair kit. This allowed to lose 59 kg (up to 1619) compared with GT350 with the sports package. This extra charge buyers can order the installation of a two-zone climate control and multimedia system with an 8-inch screen, navigation and a seven-speaker. And already the default car has sport seats, Recaro buckets with improved lateral support and the insertion of carbon fiber in interior decoration.
Specifications. Under the hood, Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R (2016) is 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine capacity of 533 “horses” (582 Nm), combined exclusively mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. According to the manufacturer, this engine is the most powerful naturally aspirated unit in the history of the brand. Dynamic performance is not yet known. As with the standard Shelby GT350, powerful brakes are mounted Brembo, adaptive suspension and MagneRide Torsen limited-slip differential on the rear axle. Plus added customized cooling system that can cope with its responsibilities under aggressive driving on the track.
Configuration and price. The price of the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 R is not declared, and its sales in the United States will begin in the fall of 2015.