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Shelby GT350R '65
Shelby GT350R '65
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Shelby
Displacement 4736 cc
Drivetrain FR[3]
Engine Ford Windsor 289 engine
Max Power 296 BHP
Performance Points 455 PP
Max Torque 329.09 ft-lb
Top Speed 133mph (214kph)
Weight 1,268 kilograms (2,800 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 4.28 kg (9.4 lb) per horsepower

The Shelby GT350R '65 is a Road car produced by Shelby. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6.

In-game descriptionEdit

"A commercial Mustang racer, born from a collaboration between Ford and Shelby."



Ford and Shelby American have formed one of the most successful partnerships in American racing in the Sixties. Among the race cars they created was the GT350R, which went to battle in the 1965 SCAA B-production race.

Ford and Shelby decided to produce a production version of this race machine, but one that could easily be turned into a bonafide race car. This car was known as the Mustang GT350.

The base GT350 "S" used the Mustang Fastback GT as a foundation, then added a high-output engine and racing spec suspension. The "R" took things a few steps further by increasing the power of Ford's small-block 289 cu.-in. pushrod V-8 and included anti-roll[4] bars and a large fuel tank (Ford's big-block V-9 wouldn't fit into the car's engine bay).

In short, the vehicle was race ready and positioned to take on the Chevrolet Corvette in the USSRC (United States Road Race of Champions). The suspension settings between the "S" and the "R", but what set the "R" visually apart from the "S" was its FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic) bumper and large grille.

There were only 35 Shelby GT350Rs produced, two of which were the prototypes used in the works cars for Shelby American. The 1965 Shelby GT350R was the SCAA B-production champion in 1965, 1966 and 1967.


AcquisitionEdit

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 106,110 Credits. It is a simplified car. Like in GT5, the car only has one color option: Wimbledon White with Guardsman Blue stripes.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Shelby GT350R '65 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 78,369 Credits. It is a Level 6 car. Like in GT PSP, the car only has one color option: Wimbledon White with Guardsman Blue stripes.

GT PSPEdit

This car can be bought for 106,110 Credits. Like in GT4, the car only has one color option: Wimbledon White with Guardsman Blue stripes.

GT4Edit

This car can only be obtained by winning the Shelby Cobra Cup. Although it is not for sale in the Shelby Dealerships, it is available from the start in Arcade Mode. In this game, the car's name is listed as Shelby Mustang G.T. 350R '65. The car only has one color option: Wimbledon White with Guardsman Blue stripes.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive
  4. Miswritten as "anti-rolls" in the game.

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