Nothing is for sure when it is 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 about. According to rumors, the manufacturer is preparing some interesting surprise for their GT500 50th anniversary, so we should expect new GT500 model instead of GT350. On the other hand, Motor Authority site found the spy photos of new GT500 which actually looks like more like GT350 and its old versions, so nobody is sure which prototype they actually captured. There are also many predictions that even new GT500 is planned, it will be much similar to GT350, and so we could describe both and there would not found many differences. In this article, we compared all we know about GT350 and similarities with GT500 and truth is somewhere between both.
The most mysterious thing about 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is surely its design. As we concluded from the information we had, both GT350 and GT500 is made to compete with stronger and faster engines, so the design was not in the foreground for the manufacturer. That is why nobody calculated with the new look of GT350 on sites. However, on spy photos that Motor Authority shared claiming that is GT350 prototype is visible only front bumper and grille, which is almost the same as on old models, confirming our claim that there would not be much change.
The engine in 2019 Ford Mustang GT350 is one of the most interesting things, according to fans and journalists. It could be strong flat-plane supercharged 5.2-liter Voodoo V8 which produces 526 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. As we saw on spy photos and a teaser for allegedly GT500, that engine should be paired with the 10-speed automatic transmission, but we also should consider the old six-speed manual transmission that was loved among buyers and fans. Ford knows why to put this engine. On this way, GT350 will be closer to major competitor Chevrolet ZL1 and Porsche 911, since their test driving showed much more strength that Mustang.
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If we believe to Motor Authority site, 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is not only planed, but it is already tested and about to be released. If that is true it could happen by the end of the year. On the other hand, we should be prepared for GT500, too, as the manufacturer showed many reasons for releasing that model this year. Stay tuned for more information! As we said, the main reason for producing new versions of GT-series is in order to be more competitive with Chevrolet ZL1 and Porsche 911.
August 20, 2018