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Old 12-05-2015, 12:37 PM
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Originally Posted by tasman
I think regular GT350 will be much easier to get. R is much more limited so I think may always be much harder to get.
What's the difference in the regular and the R?
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Old 12-05-2015, 02:24 PM
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What's the difference in the regular and the R?
There's a few different packages with the GT350 -mostly the changes come in level of suspension and track cooling. All the cars get the Flat Plane Crank V8.

Base - No MagnaRide / No tech. Michelin PSS ($49k)

Tech Option: Nav/Sync with MagnaRide suspension. Michelin PSS ($57k)

Track Option: Oil/differential/trans cooling / Alcantara Recaros / MagnaRide suspension. Michelin PSS (305 rear / 295 front) ($56k)

R Option: Same as track option and adds Carbon fiber wheels, tuned Magnaride, no backseats, Carbon fiber rear wing, larger front splitter. Michelin Sport Cups II (315 rear, 305 front), Extremely limited option 500 total made. ($63k)
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Originally Posted by meaker View Post
What's the difference in the regular and the R?
Here's equipment info:

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Old 12-05-2015, 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted by tasman View Post
I think regular GT350 will be much easier to get. R is much more limited so I think may always be much harder to get.
Yes correct and if an R becomes available the ADM's are ridiculously high... I got lucky and snagged a 2015 Track Pkg back in July (137 units made for 2015 which were lottery'd out to dealerships) and took delivery on Nov 12th. I simply can't put into enough words how amazing this car performs... the superb balance, the great handling, the almighty braking, the big power at 3k and beyond... and it revs to the moon! Plus the sound... that incredible FPC sound alone is worth the price of admission!

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Old 12-05-2015, 05:58 PM
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I'm so pumped for this car
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Old 12-05-2015, 09:03 PM
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Originally Posted by meaker View Post
What's the difference in the regular and the R?
I think it's covered above for you Chris. Basically engine is the same but slightly lower weight on base R. Suspension tuning different, carbon wheels, and aero different.

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Old 12-05-2015, 10:35 PM
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I drove my friend's last week. Great car. Very impressive performance for the value. I would definitely get it!!!!
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:32 PM
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I stopped by my local ford dealer this weekend just to look at the one they had on the lot. It was already sold but they are asking 20k over msrp for them, said they got it for the one they had and will look for that for any orders. They also seemed to indicate that they have 17 mustang slots that could be put in for gt350's delivery next summer. Has anyone else seen this markup, seems like you have to be out of your mind to pay 20k over on a car that costs in this case under 60k. These are just the regular models they were talking about.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Motoki View Post
I stopped by my local ford dealer this weekend just to look at the one they had on the lot. It was already sold but they are asking 20k over msrp for them, said they got it for the one they had and will look for that for any orders. They also seemed to indicate that they have 17 mustang slots that could be put in for gt350's delivery next summer. Has anyone else seen this markup, seems like you have to be out of your mind to pay 20k over on a car that costs in this case under 60k. These are just the regular models they were talking about.
In central Florida they are selling at $10k markup at the moment.
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Old 12-07-2015, 07:43 PM
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I checked my local dealer in Milford and was quoted $20k over. Passed and told him I'd take one at MSRP in the future.
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Originally Posted by Alan C. View Post
I checked my local dealer in Milford and was quoted $20k over. Passed and told him I'd take one at MSRP in the future.
I got my name on the next allocation from my Ford dealer @msrp. Would like to hear some real owner feedback on how it carries its weight and if it holds up for a full track weekend without overheating.
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Old 12-07-2015, 09:34 PM
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My GT350 just arrived a couple of weeks ago
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Old 12-07-2015, 10:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Para82 View Post
You are lucky - when was your car built?
Sept 11, picked up Sept 24, dropped off Oct 27 with 6000 miles.

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Great news! Would love to see mr Purple at Sebring. "Farmers" old car will be running a lot that weekend. Me in the blue group and a Swedish friend in the red group. His 997cup
is stuck Detroit.
Still hopeful to get a few laps in the gt350. Love the sound of that engine.
I'm trying, would love a few laps in 350 track pack.

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I'm not sold that this car will deliver at the levels of reliability and performance I've come accustomed to with Porsche. It looks like a tremendous value out of the box. Best wishes to the new owners!
That of course is the big question. But at that price I'll try.

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I think regular GT350 will be much easier to get. R is much more limited so I think may always be much harder to get.
Wait a years and they are all below MSRP I think.
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Originally Posted by Motoki View Post
I stopped by my local ford dealer this weekend just to look at the one they had on the lot. It was already sold but they are asking 20k over msrp for them, said they got it for the one they had and will look for that for any orders. They also seemed to indicate that they have 17 mustang slots that could be put in for gt350's delivery next summer. Has anyone else seen this markup, seems like you have to be out of your mind to pay 20k over on a car that costs in this case under 60k. These are just the regular models they were talking about.
The ADM'S won't last long there building 5,000+ GT350's for 2016 and if you've seen the comparisons between the 16 SS Camaro and the GT350 the Camaro is real close in performance for way less money. The SS should be compared to the GT mustang not the GT350. When the 17 ZL1 Camaro arrives with 640+HP it will destroy the GT350R. I've driven a 16 GT350 and though it sounded good in sport mode but wasn't overly impressed with it otherwise.
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Old 12-07-2015, 11:21 PM
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The older, now classic, Mustangs always moved me. The styling over the last 15 years or so has never interested me. They do fill a nice gap for their price level which is good for Ford and America. I hope the car lives up to the hype but I would opt for the Vette which may not be too far off in pricing
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