Video: New 2016 Shelby GT350R Gets Ready for some Accelerations and Burnouts

The all-new 2016 Shelby GT350R is an extremely impressive and powerful muscle car, the very one now sitting in Jay Leno`s personal and high-class garage. And with all the big fuss around its sheer performance, then the model really deserves the best attributes and appreciations.

Besides the outstanding performance – we are looking here at one of the hottest iconic American muscle cars – the new Shelby GT350R is, at least until the GT500 gets unleashed – one gorgeous looker, all adorned with the white exterior body wrap and the fine and muscular design lines.

But the true Shelby spirit of the GT350R is actually the kind of performance under the hood, the model being equipped with a massive 5.2-liter V8 engine and capable of impressive figures. But the best way to find out about what exactly sits underneath this lad, is watching the video below, which shows the car`s outstanding burnouts and accelerations.

There is also a second video which showcases Jay Leno`s dedication towards driving this exceptional muscle car while explaining its main characteristics, performance and excellent driving dynamics. Enjoy the drive and don’t forget to share your opinions with us!

2016 Shelby GT350R – Main Highlights

Car`s Body:

Lightweight carbon fiber wheels
Carbon fiber rear wing
Underbody belly pans front and rear
Hood vent for heat extraction and lift reduction
Vented wheel wells and turbulence-reducing fender vents
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 high-performance tires

Car`s Mechanics and Performance

Weight reduction of more than 130 lbs compared to Shelby GT350
Ford-tuned limited-slip Torsen differential
Flat-plane crankshaft 5.2-liter dual-overhead-cam V8 engine
500 horsepower and more than 400 lb.-ft. of torque
Six-speed manual transmission.

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Written by Eduard Huma

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