Ford took their own sweet time for unveiling their upcoming beast of a car named 2016 Ford GT350 Mustang. Many teasers later, when the auto company finally revealed this beauty it naturally resulted in exhilarating responses from fans worldwide. 2016 Ford GT350 will carry forward the legacy of Boss 302 and pack more power, performance and style that is almost inconceivable. It is said to be powered by a 5.2 litre V8 engine and lose quite a bit of weight due to its redesigned seating arrangement. Also, it is set to become the first car in history to be offered with a turbo four engine.
2016 Ford GT350: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The outside of this car has gone through a complete facelift and now sports a look that is more aggressive than ever before. The front part of 2016 Ford GT350 is narrower with the hood being positioned lower than before, along with that the automaker added a new front splitter, increased size of the grille and has completely done away with the fog lights. Headlights, however, remain the same, and the car’s aerodynamics are also said to have improved with the implementation of these changes. This vehicle rides on 19 inch wheels that are made of alloy and are covered by premium quality Michelin Super Sports tires.
One look at the interior and one can immediately notice that Ford has paid close attention to making the car’s interior like they did with external visuals. The seats are shaped in a way that supports track driving and are covered with finest quality leather. Steering wheel is thicker allowing a finer grip and is coated with suede. There are two analogue gauges, five-mode driver control system that can be used to control car’s performance.
As an addition, 2016 Ford GT350 Mustang comes with an optional tech package in which you get features like adjustable power seats, premium quality audio Shaker system, dual-zone climate control and an 8 inch touchscreen equipped with MyFord Touch infotainment system. Connectivity features like phone and radio come as a standard.
2016 Ford GT350: Engine Specs
Even though GT350 won’t be as powerful as its older brother GT500, this engine will serve its purpose in panache’. In order to provide better performance and fuel economy, Ford has sacrificed brute power and equipped this vehicle with a 5.2 litre V8 engine that is still capable of delivering a horsepower of up to a whopping 500 and torque of 440 lb-ft. Even though officials have not revealed exact figures, this engine will make the car reach a speed 0 to 60 mph in 4 seconds or less. It is to come paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox.
2016 Ford GT350: Release Date and Price
Due to obvious reasons, we expect the 2016 Ford GT350 Mustang to be priced lower than GT500. Rumours suggest that it might cost between $ 60 000 and $ 70 000, and is likely to be available for purchase later 2015. We still have to wait for the official announcement to confirm prices and the exact date of release.