2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Spied Testing in White

If you’re saving up for the Ford Shelby GT350R, you might want to consider one in white.

The most track-focused Mustang yet is powered by a 5.2-liter V8 with a flat-plane crankshaft that the American automaker promises will make over 500 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. The latest round of spy photos captured by our photographers show the Shelby GT350R in an Oxford White finish along with black racing stripes and black wheels, providing a race-inspired contrast. Compared to the standard GT350, the GT350R sheds about 130 lbs thanks to carbon fiber wheels along with the removal of air conditioning and the rear seats.

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Supporting it for heavy track use is an air-to-oil engine cooler that has been fitted along with the standard cooler for the six-speed manual transmission while the suspension has been enhanced with revised spring rates, roll bars and more. Those gorgeous 19-inch carbon fiber wheels have been paired with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires formulated specially for the Shelby GT350R.

The 2016 Ford Shelby GT350R is expected to arrive showrooms later this year.

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