2017 RTR Mustang GT Tested On Track By Matt Farah
Not for GT350? Decide On This 2017 RTR Mustang GT
Published October 10, 2017
If you ever wondered how to get close to , but without having to pay as much money for it ($50k), this RTR tuned could offer all the answers to all of your questions. It is a car with a Stage 2 Ford Performance ECU tune. It also boasts a full exterior aero package, suspension upgrades and a whole bunch of track stuff. 2017 RTR Mustang GT is as close as possible to track-ready Mustang you may imagine. , as some of you definitely know, has been developed, in part, by in collaboration with Ford performance.
Full package costs $12 grand and it includes bigger brakes, RTR spec lowering springs, adaptive dampers, RTR sway bars, new wheels and even Nitto 555G2 tires.
This 2017 RTR Mustang GT Is Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s personal machine
This particular car is Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s personal car, so it has a few more additional touches on it as well. First of all, Gittin actually worked with the engineers to stiffen up and calibrate the chassis making the car even more suited for track conditions. And it shows, Farah did actually comment that the car is a bit better sorted out than the previous iterations. His drive revealed that the pedals are still a bit soft. Yet, that may be due to track trashing the car has already endured with Gittin behind the steering wheel.
All the parts can be installed on a stock Ford Mustang GT. In essence, you would be saving 5 grand over the Shelby GT350 with this package installed. Actually, considering that dealers usually want 10k over sticker price for the GT350, you may find this 2017 RTR Mustang GT a bargain.
All in all, decide for yourself after watching the video. The 2017 RTR Mustang GT definitely seems to be something more than just a sum of its parts. It’s mad, fast and loves sideway.