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How is the 2017 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350 different from the 2017 Ford Mustang?

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

2017 Ford Mustang models of all trims and colors are starting to appear on car dealership lots everywhere. Astute observers may also notice that the hard-to-find 2017 Shelby Mustang GT350 has been appearing as well. So how is the 2017 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350 different from the 2017 Ford Mustang? Several great options and features have been added to the Mustang to create this special performance machine.

2017 Ford Shelby Mustang GT350 Engine Power

The changes begin under the hood. The most powerful engine offered on the standard 2017 Ford Mustang is the 5.0-liter V8 that is offered on the GT and GT Premium trim levels. This engine produces an impressive 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. As respectable as these numbers are, the 5.2-liter engine that comes on the Shelby Mustang GT350 is still able to top them, churning out 526 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque.

Read More: Learn more about all the 2017 Mustang engine options

Shelby Mustang Added Performance Features

Creating the ultimate sports car takes more than just adding a big engine. Ford also packs on a long list of performance features. Shelby GT350 models come equipped with special 19-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, heavy duty springs, Brembo brakes, a Tosen rear differential, adjustable drive settings and a performance rear spoiler. Interior upgrades include Recaro seats, keyless entry and ignition, the Sync 3 infotainment system, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone climate control and a nine-speaker sound system.

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