What’s in a name? Well, when that name is “Shelby” and it’s found on a Mustang (or a Cobra or even a humble Dodge Omni), that name turns said thing into an instant classic. And in no case is this truer than with the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT350.
The GT350 itself is an utter bad-ass, of course, powered by a screaming 5.2-liter flat-crank V-8 with 526 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque, while a six-speed manual is the sole transmission. With its Torsen rear differential, huge brakes, and magnetic ride control, it’s both very fast and eminently controllable, whether you’re on the road or racetrack. If that sounds too chill, the GT350R is more intense still, with no rear seats or A/C, plus a sweet set of featherweight carbon-fiber wheels.
Reading the entire article @ Caranddriver.com