The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT350R will continue with just a few subtle changes

Ford Shelby Mustang GT350

Just a few days of the opening of the doors of the Auto show New York, the american brand of the blue oval has confirmed that the Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R will be maintained at least a year more in the market. Under the name Model Year 2018, it is not that these two versions to receive an update as it has suffered the Mustang “normal”, but remain ” practically without changes and identical to the MY 2017.

To give you an idea of how little that change to the Shelby GT350 and GT350R, 2018 with respect to the previous versions, the only new announced by Ford is the body color. The MY 2018 is now offered at three colours as are the Orange Fury, the Kona Blue and the Lead Foot Gray. Don’t expect changes in their engines, or their performance data because it does not will; nor even in the equipment available.

few months Ago there were rumors about potential variations in mechanical in block V8 of 5.2 litres, as well as the arrival of a alleged gearbox with double clutch. According to the information supplied by Ford, the V8 engine air intake is still paying the same 533 CV while it has not been confirmed, so far, a transmission robotic. Like these Shelby’s are not the cars that every driver american would buy with only two pedals.

Despite the fact that the Ford Mustang is not the most appropriate model to roll to the limit in a day of circuit looking for scratch-tenths on the stopwatch, you’re versions Shelby are focused on the maximum performance. It is for this reason that they have, as standard, in addition of great power, with a suspensions MagneRide or systems of brakes with 6-pot calipers on the front axle and 4-piston in the rear end with the signature of the specialist Brembo.