The 2016 Ford Shelby GTH has been announced by Ford Motor Company, along with, Shelby American and Hertz, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original Shelby GT350-H “Rent-A-Racer” and it will be present today at the New York Auto Show.
Following the style statement of the original car, the 2016 Ford Shelby GTH also features the same black colour with dual gold “Le Mans” racing strips. The front fascia incorporates a unique hood design and an aggressive grille accompanied by Shelby’s exclusive carbon fibre splitter and rear spoiler.
Based on the 2016 Ford Mustang GT, the Shelby GT-H will be built at the assembly facility in Las Vegas. Equipped with a Ford Racing handling package, the 2016 Shelby GT-H will include 19-inch Michelin Pilot Sport wheels, upgraded dampers, lowering springs and thicker antiroll bars. It will be powered by a 5.0-litre V-8 engine and only 140 units will be built solely for the Hertz’s Adrenaline Collection fleets.