Ford Extends Shelby GT350 and GT350R Mustang Availability to 2018


In honor of National Mustang Day (April 17th), Ford announced that the most track-capable, street legal Mustang ever built is back for another lap. Ford Motor Company announced that the Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT350R Mustang will continue for 2018, available in showrooms this fall. The new models will be unchanged from the 2017 versions, with the exception of three new exterior color choices, Orange Fury, Kona Blue and Lead Foot Gray.

Ford Extends Shelby GT350 and GT350R Mustang Availability to 2018

Standard equipment carrying over to the 2018 Shelby GT350 and GT350R Mustang includes the incredible 5.2-liter V8 FPC engine which produces 526 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque, as well as engine oil, transmission and differential coolers to keep the car properly cooled while on the track. In addition, a no-compromise braking system with vented 15.5-inch two-piece front rotors and six-piston Brembo calipers along with the MagneRide™ damping system round out the standard equipment to produce the most balanced Mustang ever.

An available Electronics Package for both models includes SYNC 3, voice-activated navigation and nine-speaker audio system. An available Convenience Package for GT350 models replaces Recaro manual seats with six-way power, heated and cooled sport seats with Miko suede inserts for both driver and passenger.

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Mustang enthusiasts consider April 17th as the birth date of the Mustang because that is the date it was first shown to the automotive world at the 1964 New York World’s Fair.