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Updated Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 changed spoiler wing

The engineers modified the chassis and aerodynamics Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, using the experience factory racing team and some of the decisions soon to be released top modifications GT500.

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From Mustang GT350 2019 model year was recalibrated MagneRide suspension, with new springs and dampers with magnetorheological liquid. Changes in the algorithms of steering, stabilization system and Brembo brakes. Sports car got in line mechanisms chetyrehporshnevye front and rear and 19-inch wheels high hardness, “shod” in the tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 dimensions 295/35 front and 305/35 rear. By the way, rubber is also improved by optimizing the composition of the mixture.

The aerodynamics of the car has improved due to the replacement of the rear spoiler to complete the rear wing, which can be retrofitted flap-extendera Gurney flap to increase downforce. Also been redesigned front air intakes. The changes improved the car’s stability in cornering and added speed on the straights.

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The engine of the muscle car was not touched. We will remind, under the hood Shelby GT350 is V-shaped “eight” Voodoo 5.2 litre with dedication 533 HP and 582 Nm in combination with a 6-speed manual transmission Tremec.

For a surcharge, you can now coupe can be equipped with high-class Harman audio system with 12 speakers. No wonder the manufacturer claims that the Shelby muscle cars suitable for daily use.

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Model Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is designed for United States market, which sells at a starting price of 57 thousand us dollars (about 3 580 000 rubles at the current exchange rate).

By the way, sales of the Mustang in the USA in recent years has significantly reduced, perhaps as new versions are released, the manufacturer intends to fight the recession. For example, in 2015 in the U.S. market were sold 122 439 of such vehicle, then in 2016 there are already 105 932 pieces, and in 2017 sales fell to 81 866 units. For the first four months of 2018, the company managed to implement 26 289 cars, while in January-April 2017 sales accounted for 30 of 527 copies.

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Recently portal “Wheels.ru” has published a teaser of the upcoming Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, which will receive a 700-horsepower engine.

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Ford recalls Focus and Kuga in Russia because of the threat of fire from under the hood

Federal Agency on technical regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) and OOO “Ford Sollers holding” has agreed on a programme of review of the Ford Focus, C-Max, Mondeo and Kuga. The campaign has touched 3 968 cars that were sold in Russia in the period from 2011 to 2016. A list of VIN numbers of cars that fall under a new review on the website of the Department.

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Elon Musk spoke about the details of the privatization of Tesla from Saudi Arabia

According to the publication Automotive News, Elon Musk broke the silence and before the end of negotiations on the sale of Tesla stated that it was negotiating with the representatives of the Sovereign wealth Fund of Saudi Arabia about the sale of the shares. According to him, the proposal came to the Council for consideration of shareholders at the beginning of last year, but it is only recently that negotiations acquired a serious nature, when the words of the investors were supported by the case, and they bought 5% stake in the company.

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According to the Mask, July 31, he met with a representative of the Fund, during which he expressed regrets that the transaction on sale of all shares are still not concluded, although no barriers on the part of the authorities was not. However, the results of the meeting the head of Tesla was still happy, because the Saudi side expressed strong intention to continue negotiations.

As for the details of the transaction, it is reported that investors are going to buy shares of only those owners who do not want to keep a stake in the company after her departure from the exchange, and it is less than two-thirds of the shareholders of the total. In this regard, investors will not have to spend all $ 70 billion on the transaction.

As the Mask broke the silence before the completion of all formalities, August 11, he was sued by some shareholders who said that his message has affected the company’s stock on the exchange.

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It is expected that investors will bring to the company “live” money, and the operation is not limited to redemption of borrowings that would increase an impressive amount of debt.

Previously portal of the Wheel.ru reported that the Tesla Model 3 by the end of July “defeated” German and American competitors in the U.S. market.

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Honda Civic 2019 received the refreshed exterior, the new version and equipment

The Honda Civic ‘2019 made evolutionary changes to the design of the front and rear. The front of the car received a glossy black finish top of the “wing”, a redesigned lower grille and bumper, as well as finishing and optics, and in the stern added chrome trim on the bumper. Also, the manufacturer has prepared a new wheel designs, including larger 18-inch version for Touring.

Honda Civic Coupe Sport 2019 модельного года

Honda Civic Coupe Sport 2019 model year

In addition, the model got a new set of Civic Sport, which took place between the LX and EX. Features of this version is a glossy black finish at the bottom of the front, side, rear spoiler sedan, a-style panel splitter in the rear bumper, chrome-plated polygonal exhaust pipes on the motives of the Civic Si and the larger 18-inch wheels with 10-spoke design black color Berlina. Sport package is equipped with two-liter VTEC engine paired with a CVT with manual shift function and the infotainment system Display Audio with seven-inch screen that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Honda Civic Coupe Sport 2019 модельного года

Honda Civic Coupe Sport 2019 model year

Package security system Honda Sensing becomes standard equipment on all models. It includes the emergency braking system to mitigate the consequences of a collision with the function of warning of a frontal collision, assist the movement within a band with the function of warning the crossing markings and adaptive cruise control.

We will remind, on the Russian market model Honda Civic, not sold in USA it is available in two body styles – sedan and coupe at a starting price of 18 940 19 and $ 350, respectively, (approximately 1 284 000 1 312 000 rubles at the current exchange rate).

Honda Civic Sedan и Coupe 2019 модельного года

Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe model year 2019

Japanese model selling well in the American market, for example, in 2017 the sales volume of the model was 41 285 units, and for the first six months of this year sold already edition 23 630 machines. True rivals Civic doing better. For comparison, sales of the Mazda3 for these periods was 75 and 41 018 062 vehicles, and Chevrolet Cruze – 184 751 instance last year, this year, unfortunately, there are no statistics.

Recently portal “Wheels.”ru told me that Honda Civic Type R has become the champion of the Portuguese track of Estoril.

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