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2018 Ford Mustang GT vs 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350®

Blue 2018 Ford Mustang GT on a City Street vs Red 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 with White Stripes on a City Street

When you choose the iconic Ford Mustang, you will enjoy unbridled power, performance and heart-pounding thrills. The iconic Ford Mustang promises trademark power and speed that pair with agile handling and a bold style to deliver an unrivaled experience. With the debut of the 2018 Ford Mustang at Marshal Mize Ford, the Mustang is more athletic and more advanced than ever. Learn more about fan favorite Mustang GT and elite Mustang Shelby GT350® models with this 2018 Ford Mustang GT vs 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350® comparison.

Automotive connoisseurs who have come to love the 2018 Ford Mustang will have a choice of four basic trim levels – EcoBoost®, EcoBoost® Premium, GT and GT Premium – that are available in coupe and convertible variants. Amp up performance and get behind the wheel of the track-tuned Mustang Shelby GT350® or the Mustang Shelby GT350R® that are available in a coupe configuration. Highlight features of the refined 2018 Ford Mustang include all-LED lighting systems, a customizable 12-inch LCD display, an Active Valve Performance Exhaust system, a refreshed design and more.

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2018 Ford Mustang GT VS 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350®
$35,190 Starting Price $57,240
460-Horsepwer 5.0-Liter V-8 Engine 526-Horsepower 5.2-Liter Flat-Plane Crank V-8
6-Speed Manual/10-Speed Automatic Transmission TREMEC® 6-Speed Manual
Coupe and Convertible Body Styles Coupe

What Are the Differences Between the Mustang GT and Mustang Shelby GT350®?

Drivers who are interested in budget-friendly power and performance will love what the Ford Mustang brings to the table in this 2018 Ford Mustang GT vs 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350® comparison. With a price tag that stands at $35,190, the Mustang GT is a fan favorite that is available with an 8-inch Ford SYNC® 3 infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, leather interior and a nine-speaker sound system. Track-tuned Mustang Shelby GT350® editions start at $57,240 and take performance to another dimension.

At the heart of the Mustang GT, you will find a 460-horsepower 5.0-liter V-8 power core that manufactures 450 pound-feet of torque that is directed to the rear wheels. A refined six-speed manual transmission is standard and will earn 18 mpg combined. When paired with the 10-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission with paddle shifters, the Mustang GT will achieve 19 mpg combined. The available Performance Pack will upgrade behind-the-wheel thrills with a MagneRide® suspension, aerodynamic upgrades, an Active Valve Performance Exhaust system and performance brakes.

Take Ford-brand performance to the track when you get behind the wheel of the Mustang Shelby GT350® and you will enjoy a performance upgrade that few competitors can match. Under the hood, the Shelby GT350® plays host to a 526-horsepower 5.2-liter flat-plane crank V-8 powermill that will manufacture 429 pound-feet of torque. Paired with a TREMEC® six-speed manual gearbox, the Mustang Shelby GT350® will deliver smooth gearshifts and earn 16 mpg combined. Every element of the Mustang Shelby GT350® is dedicated to performance with a spec sheet that includes larger Brembo™ brakes, a standard MagneRide® suspension, 19-inch carbon-fiber wheels, performance tires, aerodynamic upgrades and much more.

Visit Marshal Mize Ford in Chattanooga today and slide into the driver’s seat of the 2018 Ford Mustang!


Overhead View of Blue 2018 Ford Mustang with People Standing Nearby
2018 Ford Mustang Steering Wheel and Ford SYNC Touchscreen
Gray 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350® Driving on Race Track
2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Sport Seats