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Jay Leno Reviews Shelby GT350R

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Everybody who’s ever met Jay Leno, or seen him on TV, knows that he’s a big fan of Carroll Shelby and any car that bears his name. The latest Shelbymobile to make its way to JL’s magnificent garage is the 2016 Shelby GT350R and here’s the man himself – Leno, not Shelby – giving you an in-depth tour of the vehicle as well as a test drive.

Joining Leno in his review of Shelby GT350R is a Garage regular, Jamal Hameedi of Ford Performance:

Shelby GT350R Main Technical Highlights:

  • Lightweight carbon fiber wheels
  • Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 high-performance tires
  • Weight reduction of more than 130 lbs compared to Shelby GT350
  • Hood vent for heat extraction and lift reduction
  • Underbody belly pans front and rear
  • Vented wheel wells and turbulence-reducing fender vents
  • Carbon fiber rear wing
  • Flat-plane crankshaft 5.2-liter dual-overhead-cam V8 engine
  • 500 horsepower and more than 400 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Ford-tuned limited-slip Torsen differential

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