Before getting into the new 2017 version, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 has got an enviable history traced back to 1965 when it was first launched into the market. Ever since then, with evolution over the years, the model has been one of the best muscle cars to step in this entire universe. Although the Mustang has constantly faced stiff completion over all those years, it has always managed to remain on top of its game and always a step ahead of them all. The current rival that keeps the Mustang on its’ toes is the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. Just in 2015, the rival Chevy beat Ford in their own game when they hooked up the Z/28 with an independent rear suspension however they quickly responded swiftly with the 2016’s GT version. The 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 comes with a good deal of performance features which means that willing buyers can take their Stangs to a track field straight from the showroom. These new offers to the car are the best of what the customers have been asking for from the most track-capable, race ready Mustang ever built.
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 – New Dimension of Style:
The Ford Company recently through a press release, revealed that the Track Package will no longer be present. Instead, the features of its package which include an aluminum strut tower brace, the Magneride which in simple terms composes the adaptive dampers, differential coolers, and a rear spoiler will include the basic standard features.
It’s our assumption that the other features such as the drive-mode selector and the front suspension springs will be still offered in the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, though it has not been made official. The new 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 comes with a dual-zone climate control system, floor mats, a voice-activated navigation system, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, softer door panels trim, a radio and backup camera and a tire inflator.
The 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 also brings three new colors; Lightning Blue, and Grabber Blue and the choice of either an available Electronics Package or a Convenience Package.
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 – Engine Specs and Performance:
There are no major changes under the hood. The 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 has got the following features;
- A coyote 5.2l v-8 mill.
- The Engine is to produce 526 hp and 429lb-ft of torque.
- Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission system which features a specially tuned Torsen limited slip differential.
- Able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds only. The engine does not use turbochargers or even superchargers which make it among the best naturally aspirated vehicles in the world.
- A customized exhaust system comprising of four exhaust tips that are paired with the engine.
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 – Price and Release Date:
What is for sure, is that we know that the 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 will be quite more expensive than the current version with optimal Track Package included. Close sources estimate that the new models’ lowest price will start at $55,500. The new model is scheduled to hit Ford dealership in June this year and official prices are to be communicated when the model nears the official on-sale date.