American muscle car enthusiasts, unfortunately, we have sad news for many of you, we’re sorry to inform you that the Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT350R have reached their end at Ford production lines.
Official information indicates that Ford will currently continue to produce the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, the most powerful Ford production car within the Shelby versions of Mustang cars, which is powered by a supercharged 5.2-liter V8 engine generating 760 hp and 847 Newton meters of torque and is connected to a dual-clutch 7-speed automatic transmission.
It’s worth noting that our ArabGT team has test-driven the 2020 Ford Shelby GT500. You can watch our test drive here: GT500 Test Drive.
The official details announcing the end of production of the 2 models; Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT350R, mean that at the present time the American company does not produce any Mustang Shelby with a manual gearbox.
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Pictures of Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R:
Both Shelby’s discontinued production vehicles are powered by a 5.2-liter V8 engine that generates 526 hp and 581 Newton meters of torque and is connected to a manual 6-speed transmission.
As we previously mentioned in previous articles, the price of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, which debuted in 2015 and reached the end now in 2020, started in the US market from 60,335 US dollars, equivalent to 226,256 Saudi riyals, while the price of GT350R started From 279,487 Saudi riyals.
With this confirmed news from Ford, it seems that fans of manual gearboxes should start a SaveTheManuals campaign if they want to still have some new cars rolling out of the automotive company’s production line equipped with manual gearboxes!
After the official announcement of the end of production of the GT350 and GT350R, we would like to remind you of a previous article about Ford’s sports car: Fate Of The Upcoming Ford Mustang’s V8 Cars Decided