The 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby BC dealers will have is powered by a 5.2L V8 engine with a flat-plane crank that produces a Whopping 526 hp and 429 lb.-ft. of torque. The 5.2L Ti-VCT V8 engines are assembled by hand, with a flat-plane crankshaft you will find on the 2019 Ford Shelby GT350® and it is the most powerful naturally aspirated road-going engine in the history of Ford engines.
The logo is a snake. The engine sounds a rebel yell upon startup, and from there only shouts more, more, more. The tires are steamrollers meant to provide grip on a racetrack. It sits low and lean, and looks downright mean. It’s the anti-SUV.
Ford hasn’t introduced any radical changes to the formula that makes the Shelby GT350 spectacular (unless you consider a Gurney flap radical), but it has reworked it in several key areas to keep it fresh for the 2019 model year. The main areas of improvement were aerodynamics, chassis tuning, and tires to deliver better grip and balance on track while remaining an eminently drivable car on public roads. To show us just exactly how well those improvements come together, Ford brought us down to Detroit for a day of Shelby. Click below to read the full report…
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Ahead of the new Shelby GT500, we take the 2019 GT350 for a spin around Pontiac, Michigan’s M1 Concourse. Find us on your TV @ http://www.motorweek.org/about/station_listings