Without contradiction the most powerful Mustang ever built. The Ford GT350 was born way back 1965, it came not only more powerful than the regular Mustang, and it also came in a much lighter form. Rated at over 270 horsepower initial, it was upgraded to provide about 306 ponies at the American shop of Shelby, it is also expected to be geared with upgraded back axles, bigger back drum brakes, and also front brakes.
Introduced for the model year of 2016, it is the first Shelby Mustang GT350 to come with a back suspension that is independent. New 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 comes with a body panel that is restructured to be lot more aerodynamic and also have an aggressive shape that also comes with a completely revamped frontal view; also, the usual 5.0-liter engine was replaced with something even better that was specially made for this muscular looking ride
2017 Shelby GT350 Changes, Exterior
The 2017 Shelby GT350 is probably one of the meanest looking pony ride ever made, as a matter of fact, it is the meanest Mustang ever made. The shows very clear differences with every Mustang made aside from the front lights. For instance, the nose of the car has witnessed has been reduced in all directions so as to lower aerodynamic pull, the implication of this is that you have a body that is stretched over the engine area. In summary, all parts of this car have been modified mainly so as to up airflow and aerodynamic flow.
The front view of this car shows that there has been more allowance for the entry of air into it. For instance, it has gotten a new splitter and also, every opening aimed at allowing airflow has gotten quite large.
Furthermore, a look at the grille will show angled ducts which should help channel air more easily and effectively. Also, the conventional headlights have been replaced by brake cooling; the Shelby badge has replaced the nose badge. There is large vent where the hood used to be. The totality of it all is that this beast of a car has been modified mainly to increase the flow of air.
Down the wheels of the car, you find 19 inches alloy wheels which are quite light as far as weight is concerned although it is quite rigid. Also, the quite unique feature is the aluminum fenders. Another thing is the inner fenders that help to draw out air. Behind, you would find air diffuser that helps in the flow of air for the case of the optional cooler while providing usable downward force at the same time. Also, in order to lower drag, there is also a soft part that moves across the tail end.
For the 2017 brand model year, the GT350 comes with 3 diverse colors for the outside colors of the ride. First on the list is the ruby red metallic which replaces competition Orange, also the lightening blue replaces the deep impact blue.
New Shelby GT350 2017 Interior
The interior of the 2017 GT350 comes with some sweet and unique feel, for instance, the car cockpit has received a significant upgrade as much as that of the car exterior. The car steering, for instance, comes with a smooth and flat bottom that could help make getting in and out of Recaro sports bucket easier, the seats also come in all new classic clothing. As a matter of facts, the seats are said to have gone through hundreds of hours of processing just to ensure that only the best comes out. Furthermore, in a bid to maximize concentration for drivers, glare effect has been watered down with the removal of all bright finishes and chrome.
Furthermore, the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 2017 gauges have been modified to show the updated acceleration and velocities that the car has been upgraded to attain. This modern optimum performance ride also comes with an interior that shows a combination of driver brakes, traction control system, and also stability control system, also, the suspension has been made stiffer and also the exhaust has received serious upgrades. In totality, there are 5 modes. Another awesome addition is the modifiable performance shift light indicator; this feature is usually found in race cars, with this new innovation, the driver can easily manipulate the intensity and intensity of the light.
Also for luxury lovers a high-tech addition of leather seats that come with shaker audio stereo, my Ford Touch LCD infotainment system, and also power adjustments. Dual zone climate control is also included added to the package. The 2017 variant gives the customers the opportunity to choose two updated packages. The first one is the electronic package that comes with a SYNC 3, 9 speakers, a navigation system activated by voice
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Engine
The engine of this 2017 Shelby GT350 beauty comes with a rather radical overhaul with the abandonment of the 5.0 liter Coyote V8 engine, in its place comes in the 5.2-litre V8 engine a typical race car kind of engine. The engine is expected to give outputs of about 526 ponies and also 429-pound feet of torque on offer. In case you didn’t know, this is also the strongest naturally aspirated engine Ford has ever made. Also, the fact that this car makes use of a crank that is flat plane allows the cylinder in firing order that changes between banks and also mitigates overlap of exhaust pulse overlap. This certainly gives the engine some measure of room for breathing and produces higher speeds.
The car transmission is a quite small weight manual and the totality of the power is connected via a Ford tuned Torsen limited slip differential, furthermore the car comes with a unique exhaust system that comes with about four rather large exhaust pipes. You can be sure that this car will sound like a monster on the highway. Acceleration wise, it is expected to rise up to about 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds thus earning it a title as one of the quickest muscle rides in the market.
Price and release date
The price for the 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is expected to start at about 49,995 dollars thus making it quite cheaper than the challenger hellcat, and the Camaro z/28. However, for the track-focused version which is the gt350r, it would be expected of you to pay up to 63,495 dollars, in summary, two main packages are available for customers according to their preferences: the track package and the technology package. it was released for the 2016 model year.
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 pictures