2016, 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Prices: MSRP vs Dealer Invoice vs True Dealer Cost w/ Holdback
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Ford Shelby GT350 Prices - How Much is a Ford Shelby GT350?
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What's New for 2017
The Convenience and Electronics packages are both new for 2017. Additionally, the Track package's features have all been made standard. Now, the Track package comes standard with heavy-duty springs, adjustable drive settings, powertrain coolers, adaptive suspension dampers in the MagneRide damping system, and a front suspension tower brace.
Color changes have been made as well. The Competitive Orange and Deep Blue Impact have been replaced by Lightning Blue, Grabber Blue, and Ruby Red Metallic.
The audio system in the Electronics, R Electronics, and Convenience Packages all have upgrades from seven to nine speakers
There are only two available styles, the Shelby GT350 and the GT350R. Both are rear wheel drive. Each vehicle comes with a standard a 5.2-L Ti-VCT engine with a Flat Plane Crank, which is paired with a 6-speed manual transmission.
For both the GT350 and GT350R (which are two-door coupes), there are a number of upgrades available for these trims. Upgrade package options include the Electronics, R Electronics, Convenience, and Track Packages.
Engine options, aside from the standard 5.2-L, include a 5.0-L Ti-VCT V8, 2.3-L EcoBoost, and 3.7-L Ti-VCT V6. Transmission options include the standard 6-speed manual, a 6-speed select shift automatic, and a TREMEC 6-speed manual transmission.
The 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 is built for performance. Although it pulls a bit hard when shifting gears, the GT350 handles turns with the ease and grace you would expect from a Ford muscle car, and the high-revving v8 engine gives the car a race-car vibe with its 429 pound-feet of torque and whopping 526 hp. Ford has also infused the GT350 with the comfort you would expect from a family-friendly sedan.
There is little in the way of road noise in the cabin, even when driving on the highway. The adaptive suspension gives a virtually shock-free ride, and the car does not lose grip on the road. Steering feels natural and accurate, and having the cruise control settings on the R model makes it easy for you to set your speed without taking your mind off the road ahead.
The vehicle also brings a lot of safety features into the world of muscle cars. The optional Rear Sensing System is helpful for sensing objects that are behind you when you are backing out. Also, the Adaptive Cruise Control with Collision Mitigation and Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers add another level of safety to the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350.
Be prepared to spend a little extra on gas compared to some of the more fuel-efficient sedans on the market. The Ford Shelby GT350 gets a combined 16 mpg with 14/21 mpg for city/highway driving. It is recommended that you feed these high-end vehicles premium unleaded gasoline.
Despite a lack of interior space in the back and a lack of fuel efficiency, the 2017 Ford Shelby GT350 is a fun and safe sports car that performs well on any road and in any weather condition. The GT350 unites muscle car performance with sedan-style comfort and security, making this vehicle well worth its price tag.
How to Calculate The Dealer Cost of a Ford Shelby GT350
Formula for Calculating Dealer Cost:
- Example: Base Ford Shelby GT350 invoice price + the dealer Invoice price of all the options + destination - Holdback = Total Dealer Cost.
- What is Holdback? A hidden amount that manufacturers give back to a dealer. It is a percentage of the MSRP or the Invoice price.
Total Dealer Cost - Rebate and Incentive + Taxes / Licensing Fees = True Dealer Cost. (You can get rebates and incentives here)
Note: All Ford Shelby GT350 Prices above are approximate amounts. Prices are subject to change without notice.
A note about rebates: Most rebates are subtracted from the "on the road" figure. In most cases, you can have the rebate if you are arranging your own financing or you are paying cash. If you decide to use the manufacturer’s low interest financing, you do not usually get the rebate. Ask your dealer for details.