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2011 Shelby GT350 unveiled during the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction in Arizona

The gala opening night of the Barrett-Jackson Collector auction in Arizona served as the stage for the unveiling of the 2011 Shelby GT350 derived from the 2011 Ford Mustang GT.

The 2011 Shelby was specifically designed in commemoration of the 1965 Shelby GT350 and the Shelby Cobra. The 2011 GT350 comes roaring with a supercharged V-8 5.0L engine derived from the stable of Mustang.

The 2011 Shelby GT350 is a product of collaboration of the Shelby American team with experts from Goodyear, Borla, Ford Racing, Cragar, and Baer. Everything revolves around the idea of making a car that is very fast but has very good handling. The idea came into life with the design of the small but powerful engine derived from the Mustang.

The Shelby GT350 will be rolling out in the traditional white donning the Guardsman blue stripes as it was known in Le Mans. The V-8 power plant is coupled with a six speed transmission on manual control. The supercharged engine has a Blue Shelby valve covers. Baer brakes are set up as 6 piston kit for the front and 14-inch rotors for the back, and matched with cooling ducts for all the corners.

The suspension of the car uses Ford racing springs, sway bars, struts, and adjustable caster/camber plates. The fascia of the car from front to rear have also been upgraded with a new tail light design, front splitter, and rear lid filler. The badges of the GT350 found inside and out of the car has Shelby serial numbers. The A pillar inside carries gauges for fuel, oil, and boost.

The Shelby American team plans to release the 2011 GT350 this spring. Prices are expected to kick off at $33, 995. That doesn’t include the Mustang GT base car which adds up about $30,000 more. The GT350 total package will exceed the current price of the GT500.

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