Mustang Shelby

April 25th, 2013 | 0 Comments | Mustang

Mustang Shelby- The Shelby Mustang is a high performance variant of the Ford Mustang Shelby, which was built by American 1965-1970. After the introduction of the fifth generation Ford Mustang Shelby plate was revived in 2007 for new high performance versions of the Mustang.

Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT500 (1965-1970)

The cars were the smallest and lightest of the GT 350 models from 1965 until 1966. These cars are often called “Cobras”, which was the two-seater sports car based Ford AC motor also produced by Shelby American during the same period. Both models use the Cobra emblem, similar range of colors and valve option “Cobra” covers many GT350S that are part of a marketing tie-in by Shelby as well as one of his iconic symbols were. All cars presented the K number 1965-1966 271 hp 289 cubic inch, modified to produce 306 hp. Marketing literature on this engine as the “” Cobra hi-riser “refers to its high altitude of the collector. Starting as a stock Mustang with a 4-speed manual, the cars Shelby American, where they received the high-rise buildings were shipped, had its shares Ford Falcon live rear axles with heavy-duty Ford Galaxie rear axles replaced, and got to the rear drum brakes metal lined large front disc brakes and Kelsey-Hayes.

1965 GT 350 was not built for comfort or ease of driving. Less than 30 “GT 350R” race car specifications were built specifically for racing under SCCA rules. 1966 GT 350 had offered including comfort for the driver, the occasional rear seats, colors and automatic transmission. This trend has continued to additional features in the following years, with the cars getting bigger, heavier and more comfortable, while losing much of their competitiveness in the process. 1969 GT 350S and 500S are widely used styling Amendments to a stock Mustang. In 1969, Carroll Shelby was more involved in the Shelby GT program, and design was done in-house Ford.

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