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Ford Performance debuts all-new Shelby FP350S, designed for road racing in Trans Am, NASA and SCCA club racing events
All-new car race-ready, from drivetrain to exterior skin
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8, 2016 – Ford Performance today unveils an all-new, non-street legal, track-ready Shelby FP350S race car at the 2016 Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis.
Shelby FP350S - designed for road racing sprint events in classes including, but not limited to, Trans Am (TA3 and TA4), NASA and SCCA club racing (T1 and T2) - is the latest offering from Ford Performance in a long line of turn-key race cars that include the FR500C, BOSS 302R and 302S, and most recently, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge championship-winning Ford Shelby GT350R-C and GT4, unveiled at SEMA this year.
“Our goal has always been to provide those who want to race with equipment that enables them to compete and win,” said Dave Pericak, global director, Ford Performance. “Shelby FP350S is our latest example.”
Highlights of the all-new Shelby FP350S include:
5.2-liter four-valve-per-cylinder V8 engine prepared by Ford Performance Parts
Modified unibody chassis with seam welding
Six-point FIA-compliant roll cage
Performance-oriented oil pan and oil cooler
Tremec 3160 manual transmission with integral oil pump, shifter, 3.73 rear final drive ratio
Race-oriented suspension components including electric steering calibrations, ultra-high-performance brake system
19 x 10.5-inch front,19 x 11-inch rear wheels
Optional forged 18 x 11-inch race wheel package
Optional Shelby FP350S custom graphics
Ford Performance splitter and carbon fiber-construction adjustable rear wing
MOTEC data acquisition system
Sparco FIA-compliant racing seat, quick-release steering wheel
The all-new Shelby FP350S will be available to order at Ford Dealerships throughout the United States soon.
For more information, visit https://performanceparts.ford.com.
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