Available as a coupe, the Shelby GT350 boasts a 5.2-liter V8 engine which incorporates a flat-plane crank to increase engine performance. A first from Ford. This engine produces more than 500-hp and 400 lb.-ft of torque and is paired with a TREMEC six-speed manual transmission. Offering a plethora of safety features, including AdvanceTrac with Electronic Stability Control, the GT350 comes standard with 19-inch wheels, an independent rear suspension, Brembo brakes, Intelligent Access with push-button start, SYNC infotainment system and Recaro sport seats. The front fascia is tighter to the engine to reduce drag, has a carbon fiber composite grille opening and sports an aerodynamically optimized hood.
For 2017, the Shelby GT350 gains standard engine, transmission and differential oil coolers, MagneRide suspension and a larger rear wing spoiler.