It was initially reported that the 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 was established in a Ford announcement to dealerships and now Ford has made different changes and upgrades to make the 2017 model GT350 and even superior performer. The American automaker has abolished the Track Package for the muscle car, but made the performance and handling features of the package as standard on the new vehicle. This takes the most track competent production Mustang that Ford has ever constructed and provided it with a more track focus in the base structure.
Not only is the 2017 Shelby GT350 will be more hardcore in all models, but it will also feature more supple options and reconfigurability as already the technology package and track package options were mutually special. Ford expects to develop the options, coupling because the 2017 version GT350 will be provided with discretionary electronics package or a fresh convenience package that replaces the technology package of the current model year.
2017 Shelby GT350 Changes, Exterior
The outside design is derived from the classic design of Ford Mustang fastback. Consequently, it features a smooth, sporty aerodynamic look, with some standard features, such as HID headlights and signature LED triple-bar taillights with sequential turn indicators. It also comes equipped with air extractor hood expels with integrated turn signals and dual exhaust pipes as standard features.
The 2017 Mustang Shelby GT350 will be provided with the earlier model’s discretionary Track Package as standard. This package includes magnetorheological shocks, an aluminum strut tower support, a deck lid spoiler and coolers for the differential, engine oil, and transmission. For the model year 2017, Ford has abolished the two old body colors, like Competition Orange and Deep Impact Blue. As an alternative, the coupe will be provided with three beautiful body colors to offer shoppers extra options to choose. These 2017 Shelby GT350 colors comprise:
Ruby red metallic.
The new Shelby model comes outfitted with a MagneRide Damping System that examines and controls itself several times per second for a dynamic, adrenaline-fueled driving expertise. The 2017 Ford GT350 has been designed and constructed in such a manner that the swing bars, coils, and dampers assemble as a single precisely tuned system.
The 2017 Shelby will be using new chassis that consists of only frivolous components. The new vehicle will be provided with four suites of stiff, aluminum wheels, with twelve distinctive designs with diameters that vary from 17 to 20 inches, wearing the Pilot Super Sports tires from Michelin.
The new GT350 brings a crunchy and receptive driving experience. The associated link self-governing back suspension assists to perk up the body roll and cut off the road defects, whereas the front suspension arrangement provides the superior performance driving dynamics.
The new vehicle comes outfitted with physically powerful Brembo brakes with two-part, cross-drilled with massive brake rotors with the size 15.5 inches (394mm) in the front and with 14.9 inches (380mm) rotors at the rear.
The 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 interior cabin is designed in a comfortable and compliant manner. It comes outfitted with standard internal features, such as:
Alcantara trimmed steering wheel with auxiliary acoustic and speed controls
Tilt and telescoping steering column
Auto-dimming back view mirror.
Race-inspired Shelby-unique shift knob
Besides these features, the new vehicle comes equipped with a shift indicator light, which is shown on the windshield. There are many available features that shoppers can choose from to make their new-fangled GT500 offer them a comfortable ride and more athletic than the previous model. The cabin of the vehicle comes packed with Miko Suede Sports inserts and Recaro textile seats as standard. The equipment panel contains Shelby-unique aluminum trim.
The 2017 GT350 Shelby will be offered with two novel optional packages, like an Electronics Package and a Convenience Package. The Electronics Package includes interior features that include:
Innovative Sync 3 infotainment system with the direction-finding system.
Double-zone automatic climate control.
Softer door trim.
Nine-speaker acoustic system.
Alternatively, the Convenience Package comes with the identical options like that of the Electronics Package, with extra features, such as the leather-trimmed labor-intensive Recaro sports seats and powered modules.
2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Engine
The new Shelby GT350 comes outfitted with a V8 powertrain with the capacity of 5.2 liters. This powertrain will be skilled to offer it the peak power of 526 horses and the peak torque of 429 pounds per foot. The engine will be paired with an outstanding TREMEC 3160 six-rate manual transmission. The new Shelby Mustang comes outfitted with four diverse driving modes, like Normal, Sport, Track, Wet or Snow.
Base cost and the release date
The 2017 Shelby GT350 release date is anticipated to be the last quarter of 2016. About the base cost, the new-fangled GT350 will cost in excess of its forerunner, which is predictable to be $ 50,000, without discretionary features.
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