2016 Shelby GT350 Mustang at the LA Auto Show

Ford has some great new cars at this year’s LA Auto Show. The event is held at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will take place from November 21-30. We got in early and wanted to share with you what we found. For this year’s show, Ford is showcasing the all-new Shelby GT350 Mustang along with the new 2016 Ford Explorer.

While the official stats on the new GT350 haven’t been released we were able to list a couple of the feature below. It looks like driving enthusiasts behind the wheel of a 2016 Shelby GT350 can expect to be treated to the most balanced, nimble and exhilarating production Mustang yet!

Vehicle:

  • 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
  • 5.2L V8 engine
  • 500+ horsepower naturally-aspirated
  • 400+ lb-ft torque
  • 6 speed manual transmission (only)
  • Available: 2nd half of 2015

Powertrain:

  • Brembo calipers (Six-piston front and four-piston rear)
  • Two-piece iron rotors (15.5” front and 15” rear)
  • Flat-plane crankshaft enables the engine to rev quicker
  • Five settings for its anti-lock braking system, stability and traction control, exhaust and powertrain.

Chassis:

  • MagneRide – Continuously-variable suspension dampers

Wheels & Tires:

  • Shelby aluminum (19″ x 10.5″ front and 19” x 11” rear) wheels
  • Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires with a GT350-specific tread face

Exterior:

  • Functional air vents into aluminum front fenders and hood
  • Carbon fiber grille opening
  • Front/Rear bumpers designed for extra downforce

Interior:

  • Recaro race seats
  • Flat-bottom steering wheel
  • Upgraded gauges
  • Optional Tech Pack – brings power seat adjustment and leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, upgraded Shaker audio, and the eight-inch MyFord Touch infotainment screen.
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