Ford will release a limited edition Shelby GT350R

May 8, 2015 at 6:30 pm

In total 37 copies Shelby GT350R will be manufactured by Ford to the 50th anniversary of the appearance of the first Shelby GT350.
The original Shelby GT350 was first presented to the public in 1965. The car was based on the homologated model of the racing Mustang creative team led by Carroll Shelby for all fans of speed and sports. Since then, the name of the Shelby GT has become a cult classic and highly valuable to collectors and all lovers of sports cars.

Ford Shelby GT350R pics

Ford Shelby GT350R image

On the anniversary of the creation of Shelby, Ford will release a limited edition Shelby GT350R, equipped with the most powerful naturally aspirated engine Ford in the history of the model Mustang. Number 37 was not chosen by chance. That’s how much of the original Shelby GT350 was built in 1965 to participate in the races.

Ford Shelby GT350R picture

Ford Shelby GT350R pics

The novelty will have at its disposal a 5.2-liter V8 petrol engine with capacity of more than 500 horsepower. Maximum torque is 542 Nm. This is the first in the history of the motor with the “dry” sump. The new engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox lightweight.