DEARBORN, Michigan — Prices for the 2015-'16 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 will start at $49,995, and the higher-performance GT350R will start at $65,620, both with an $825 destination fee and $1,300 gas-guzzler tax included.
The prices were leaked Monday on the Mustang6g Web site.
Referring to the leaked price guide, Ford spokesman Brian Cotter told Edmunds: "While we have not announced pricing, what you are reading is accurate."
Ford will build a small number of 2015 models to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang.
The price guide also reveals few available options. Buyers of both models can choose a black painted roof for $695, a racing stripe for $475, Triple Yellow tri-coat paint priced at $495 and a custom car cover for $375.
For the GT350, a Technology package will be available ($7,500) and a Track package ($6,500). The GT350R can be ordered with an Electronics package for an additional $3,000.
The limited-edition GT350, positioned above the Mustang GT, comes with a 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine that's unique to this model. It puts out more than 500 horsepower and better than 400 pound-feet of torque and is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
In addition to the power increase, the GT350 also boasts chassis upgrades, including strut-tower bracing, reduced ride height, re-tuned springs and Ford's first use of magnetically adjustable shock absorbers. A limited-slip differential is standard.
The track-oriented GT350R, which will be produced in even more limited numbers than its stablemate, adds a standard engine-oil cooler and rear differential cooler and weighs 130 pounds less than a standard GT350 with the Track package.
It also gets revised springs, unique alignment settings, new ball joints and re-calibrated magnetic shocks. A set of 19-inch carbon-fiber wheels comes standard, with ultra-sticky Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires that were designed especially for the GT350R.
Ford says both models will be available at dealerships later this year.
Edmunds says: Since there is sure to be high demand for these limited-edition pony cars, interested shoppers should contact their Ford dealer sooner rather than later.