Ford Fails To Put Out Mustang GT350 Fire
The owners of the Shelby GT350 have come together to serve a lawsuit against Ford over its transmissions and differentials that are reportedly overheating during high speeds.
This is due to the fact that the base model and Tech Package 2016 Shelby GT350 Mustangs do not come equipped with transmission or differential coolers.
Many owners have been open with their disappointment in Ford’s move in omitting those features as the GT350 was meant to be a street-legal track car that is able to hit and maintain high speeds without a glitch.
However, other auto enthusiast have taken to Reddit to voice out that the lawsuit may be too much as it demands the company to reimburse the full price of the vehicle.
Aside that, it also demands for Ford to cover for punitive damages as well as an order “enjoining Ford’s deceptive marketing and sales acts and practices,” according to Jalopnik.
That said, this isn’t the first time such an incident has occurred as the Focus RS had the same issue. When the owners inquired about the lack of coolers, Ford coolly told them to buy the Ford Performance oil coolers – despite the fact that the company didn’t even sell oil coolers for the RS, to begin with.
Well, do you think Ford deserved what it is facing currently, or is the lawsuit just-a-wee-bit over the top?
The 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 is a front engine, rear-wheel drive model boasting 526hp and 429 lb-ft of torque from its 5.2-liter V8, mated to a six-speed manual transmission.