As usual the 2019 GT350 will act as the ideal balance between the regular Mustang and the track-bred GT350R, but Ford consulted with Billy Johnson, FIA World Endurance driver for Ford GT, to help the GT350 achieve better performance on the circuit.
Ford says it worked "exclusively" with Micheline to develop the car's tires that will even come with a "Shelby GT350-specific tread pattern" that the automaker claims will improve acceleration, lateral acceleration and braking.
The GT350's MagneRide active suspension has been outfitted with better springs and dampers, complemented by a re-tuned electronic stability control and electric power steering for more feedback and control.
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The 526bhp flat-plane crank V8 remains, as does the six-speed manual transmission.
The Shelby GT350 is design to carve up road courses so for the 2019 model year, the engineers focused on improving the cornering capabilities of the high performance Ford pony vehicle.
"It's a rewarding auto to drive on track for amateurs and pros alike, while making the driver feel like a superhero".
The 2019 Shelby GT350 will go on sale early in 2019. "It inspires confidence in corners and makes you feel like a superhero".
Next, the engineers added a new rear spoiler with an optional Gurney flap for improved rear end downforce while a new grille with blocked out areas improves aerodynamics without negatively impacting the engine cooling process.More news: Iraqis should unite instead of seeking repeat of election: Sadr
The vehicle Ford showed off at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Michigan - we were there to drive the Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2 - didn't have the interior upgrades yet.
Inside, fresh styling cues include machined aluminium trim and newly designed door panel inserts in suede.
Inside a new 12-speaker B&O PLAY audio system by Harman is now available and the SYNC 3 infotainment system is accessed via an 8-inch touschscreen.
These changes for the 2019 model year were made with help from FIA World Endurance Ford GT driver Billy Johnson.
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"The new Shelby GT350 is our ultimate track Mustang".