Pricing for the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 has leaked ahead of an official announcement.
According to a post on a Mustang enthusiast website, the 2016 Shelby GT350 will supposedly start from $48,695 including destination but not gas guzzler tax. Opting for the more powerful GT350R will cost $13,500 additional bringing that model’s MSRP to $62,195. Pricing on numerous packages were also leaked with the Technology Package running $7,500 and the Track Package costing $6,500. Other packages and options available for the GT350 and GT350R include: Electronics Package ($3,000), painted black roof ($695), over-the-top racing stripe ($475), triple yellow tri-coat paint ($495) and car cover ($375).
Powering the GT350 is a 5.2-liter naturally-aspirated V8 with a flat-plane crankshaft, providing over 520 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque – exact specifications have not yet been announced. Mated to the powerplant will be a six-speed manual transmission with no other gearbox available. In addition, the American automaker has outfitted the sports car with its first adaptive damper system called MagneRide, 19-inch wheels paired to Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires and lowered suspension. The GT3350R builds on the platform with revised suspension, upgraded brakes, more aggressive aerodynamics and a diet by removing components such as the air conditioning, stereo, rear bench and more.
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