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Learn more about the special features offered on the Shelby Mustang GT350RBy Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Ford Mustang, Ford Performance on Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 1:43 pm
2017 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R Added Features
The Shelby Mustang GT350 is a sports car that pushes performance to the limit. As impressive as this car is, an upgraded trim level of the GT350 adds even more to the capabilities of this special Mustang. The 2017 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R added features create the ultimate racing-oriented Mustang.
Shelby Mustang GT350R Performance Features
Several features have been added the the 2017 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R that set the sports car apart from the base Shelby Mustang GT350. 350R models come equipped with special, award-winning, 19-inch, carbon-fiber wheels with Michelin performance tires. The suspension of the GT350R has been specially tuned to maximize performance. Several exterior aerodynamic body enhancements have been added, including a carbon-fiber rear wing and front chin splitter.
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Optimizing the Shelby Mustang GT350 for the track also involves removing some elements as well. In order to reduce weight and add to the performance capabilities, the GT350R removes the air-conditioning and sound systems, floor mats, rear seats, rearview camera, SYNC infotainment system and tire inflation kit. Choosing the available R-Electronics package returns many of these features to the car, also adding dual-zone automatic climate control and a nine-speaker sound system.
2017 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350R Engine Performance
Under the hood of the Shelby Mustang GT350R is a monster 5.2-liter V-8 engine. This engine delivers 526 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque, giving the Shelby Mustang the power necessary to offer a ton of fun on the track.
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