C0mparing the 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R against the brand-new 2023 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06 seems unfair. Although both of these cars hold esteemed positions as high-performance icons designed for track use, the Shelby GT350R just doesn’t compete directly against the C8 Z06.
The 2018 Shelby GT350R produces 526 horsepower from its 5.2-liter V8 powertrain. The Shelby GT350R stands as a versatile driver’s car, striking a perfect balance with its power output, making it suitable for an enjoyable driving experience, whether cruising along winding backroads or tackling a demanding road course.
The C8 Z06, with its all-new design, boasts an impressive 670 horsepower generated by its naturally aspirated 5.5-liter V8 engine. This track-focused powerhouse serves as the perfect link connecting the Corvette base model designed for street driving and the C8.R built for intense racing.
How does the Shelby GT350R compare against a more powerful track-focused machine like the C8 Z06? You’ll have to watch this video from EddieX as he compares these two cars to see which is better all-around!