First Drive: Shelby GT350 & GT350R

0 Shelby GT350 & GT350R First Drive

Hero Car The Shelby GT350 is a road-course hero with a street-car secret identity By Steve Turner Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company From the moment we learned there would be a new Shelby GT350 from Ford Performance, we knew we were in for something special. Since that time we have obsessively […]

0 Shelby GT350 & GT350R First Drive

Hero Car

The Shelby GT350 is a road-course hero with a street-car secret identity

By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Motor Company

From the moment we learned there would be a new Shelby GT350 from Ford Performance, we knew we were in for something special. Since that time we have obsessively learned every bit of minutia about the car that we could. The tantalizing build-up to the car hitting the streets has finally reached a fever pitch. A few weeks ago we rode shotgun in the GT350R and walked away amazed. All that was left was to get behind the wheel and experience the car for ourselves.
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News: UK 2015 Mustang Production

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The Right Stuff Right-hand-drive 2015 Mustangs are headed to the United Kingdom By Steve Turner Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company Since January 2,000 customers in the United Kingdom have ordered 2015 Mustangs, and dealers there have ordered additional stock to keep pace with demand. The first of the right-hand-drive S550s meant for UK consumption […]

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The Right Stuff

Right-hand-drive 2015 Mustangs are headed to the United Kingdom

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Since January 2,000 customers in the United Kingdom have ordered 2015 Mustangs, and dealers there have ordered additional stock to keep pace with demand. The first of the right-hand-drive S550s meant for UK consumption have rolled off the assembly line at Flat Rock and are headed across the pond, and those will be well-optioned models
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Feature: Rehagen Racing ShelBoss

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Track Snake Rehagen Racing creates a track toy that’s a Boss 302 in a GT500 body By SID297 and Steve Turner Photos by Stacy Stangz As the S197 era wound down, we were presented with two amazing vehicles—the Boss 302 and the Shelby GT500. Both awesome machines in their own right, the Boss was better […]

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Track Snake

Rehagen Racing creates a track toy that’s a Boss 302 in a GT500 body

By SID297 and Steve Turner
Photos by Stacy Stangz

As the S197 era wound down, we were presented with two amazing vehicles—the Boss 302 and the Shelby GT500. Both awesome machines in their own right, the Boss was better suited to the road course and the GT500 was more comfortable on the quarter mile. If you are like us, you might have wished that you could buy a car that featured the sharp Shelby styling with the corner-carving Boss underpinnings.
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News: Shelby GT350 Transmission

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Sixth Sense A Tremec 3160 six-speed directs power from the GT350’s 5.2-liter engine By Steve Turner Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company We know a special engine powers the Shelby GT350 and GT350R. The 5.2-liter V-8 sports a game-changing flat-plane crankshaft, which beefs up its midrange torque and extends the engine’s rev range. The result […]

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Sixth Sense

A Tremec 3160 six-speed directs power from the GT350’s 5.2-liter engine

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

We know a special engine powers the Shelby GT350 and GT350R. The 5.2-liter V-8 sports a game-changing flat-plane crankshaft, which beefs up its midrange torque and extends the engine’s rev range. The result is an impressive output of 526-horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque, which adds up to over 100 horsepower per liter.
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Event: 2015 American Muscle Car Show

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The Big Show AmericanMuscle.com’s annual show attracts 3,000 cars and benefits charity By Steve Turner Photos courtesy of AmericanMuscle.com Each year the crew at AmericanMuscle.com takes a break from purveying parts for Ford Mustangs to celebrate its customers with a huge car show. Over the years it has grown into one of the largest shows […]

0 2015 American Muscle Car Show Featured

The Big Show

AmericanMuscle.com’s annual show attracts 3,000 cars and benefits charity

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of AmericanMuscle.com

Each year the crew at AmericanMuscle.com takes a break from purveying parts for Ford Mustangs to celebrate its customers with a huge car show. Over the years it has grown into one of the largest shows around. In the process, it has outgrown locations, but one thing has remained constant, the company has used the opportunity to raise money for charity.
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