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Insights: the 5.2L Flat-Plane V8 on Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang

There are many things can be said for the 5.2L V8 engine installed in the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang, which outputs a glory 526 hp. While you may see comments saying how good this engine is in many articles in other media, we are going to show you some insights of this V8 which you might not be able to see, and Ford also will not tell you.


First let’s take a look at the exhaust manifold.


From the above photo you can see, for each cylinder bank, the 1st and 3rd cylinder’s exhaust path are combined into one branch, and the 2nd and 4th cylinder use an independent exhaust path (branch), and finally the 3 branches are integrated into 1 single outlet...

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2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Announced: 526hp, 429 lb-ft

We have already covered the GT350 Mustang extensively in our previous articles, except this important number: engine output. Today Ford officially announced the output: the flat-plane V8 will provide 526hp and 429 lb-ft of torque.


Below are some details:

– Displacement: 5.2L (5163cc), bore: 94mm, stroke: 93mm
– Compression ratio: 12.0:1
– Output: 526hp @ 7500rpm, 429lb-ft @ 4750rpm; Redline: 8,250 RPM
– No fuel direct-injection
– Plasma transferred wire arc cylinder-liner, which eliminates the need for cylinder sleeves
– Flat-plane crankshaft is steel-forged with gun drilled (to reduce weight)
– Lightweight, high-capacity composite oil pan with baffling design

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2015 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Option Pricing Leaked

Following yesterday’s news that the 2015 GT350 Mustang will be limited to a total of 137 units, today its option pricing was also leaked on the internet.

2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang

2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang

Here are the details:

2015 GT350

Technology Package (magnetic ride control, navigation, 2-zone climate control, heated/air-conditioned leather seats, leather-upholstery): $7500
Track Package: $6500
Navigation: $795
Painted black roof: $695
Triple Yellow paint: $495.
Top stripes: $475

2015 GT350R

R Package (on top of GT350): $3500
SVT Touring Package: $3,000
Navigation: $795
Painted Black roof: $695
Top stripes: $475

Which Car to Buy? What’s the BEST Price?

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2015 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Limited to 100 Units

The Shelby GT350 Mustang has been extensively covered by automotive media in the past 6 months, and you can see all the details from our previous articles. Today Ford announced that the 2015 GT350 will be on sale starting 4th quarter of 2015, and the production will be limited to 100 units.


Here are more details:

Shelby GT350

– Limited to 100 units
– 50 will have the Technology Package
– Another 50 equipped with the Track Package

Shelby GT350R

– Limited to 50 units
– Limited-slip rear differential, carbon fiber wheels

GT350 Gallery

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