New Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission is Being Tested on 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

While we are still expecting the official confirmation for Shelby GT500 that will deliver over 700 horses, the Ford is developing another beefed version of the legendary Mustang. Both 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT500 were recently spied on street testing. Nevertheless, the camouflage is covering most of the body of two muscle cars. On the other hand, by the shape, we can claim that no big changes are on the way.

The horsepower rating of the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 remains significantly below its sibling. The new GT500 is going to give their owners over 700 ponies. A boost from 526 hp rating is expected for Shelby GT350 as well. We believe that at least 5 or 10 horses will be added. Whatsoever, the pony car also delivers 430 pound-feet of torque, which is for such vehicle excellent output. With such numbers, the GT350 Shelby will continue the rivalry with Porsche 911 GT3.

2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 exterior

2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Spied

Shelby and Ford are developing new versions of their iconic cars. However, according to early rumors, no big changes are on the way. Although we could see test mules of both cars, we couldn’t get any further detail about it. Especially mysterious is 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. While there are some details available about its bigger sibling, we don’t have any clues about the smaller one.

2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 spyshot


We can expect only upgrades to 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. Well, leather seats are not part of the vehicle. Instead, RECARO will create special cloth seats. For accents on seats and other details, such as shift know, the Miko brings testified results. Ford plans some other cool features around the dashboard as always.

2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 interior

2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Specs

Under the hood of the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 will be the same unit as before. Also, Ford keeps up the pace with Porsche, and both companies are offering a naturally aspirated drivetrain. For Shelby GT350 it is a 5.2-liter V-8. The same engine is providing power for GT500. But, in this car, it comes with supercharger and output of 700 hp. For 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350, the energy gets a slight boost. Nevertheless, the new car comes with 530-535 horses and 430 pound-feet of torque.

New Automatic Transmission

The biggest addition to the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 will be an automatic gearbox. We can hear rumors about this feature for a while. The latest reports are claiming that Ford is testing it. According to these stories, spied GT350 shifted too fast for a manual gearbox. The sound is unveiling the possibility of a dual-clutch transmission. Well, until this one is official, the GT350 Shelby will stick up to the old-fashionable six-speed manual.

2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Release Date

We can already hear that 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 will come earlier than expected. According to experts and trusted sources, the car could already debut in LA. If it doesn’t appear by the end of the year, the Shelby GT350 is not missing Detroit and NAIAS 2019. It still remains to see if the vehicle appears in a right-hand drive version. Buyers in Australia and UK are crazy about the Mustang GT350.

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