The new 2016 Shelby GT350 will feature a 6 speed Tremec 3160 transmission specifically modified for the flat-plane crank engine.
If you are like me, then you share the same excitement when I hear more information on the 2016 Shelby GT350. It has been announced by Ford Motor Company that the new S550 will be equipped with a 6 speed Tremec TR3160 tranmission. It is rumored that this transmission has been modified significantly to keep up with the demands of the flat plane crank engine. We will keep you updated on the specifics of that once we hear more!
Designed for either a single of double overdrive transmission, the TR-3160 incorporates the latest design and manufacturing technologies to put out the highest torque capacities and best in class shift feel. This Tremec transmission features high strength steel on all of it's shafts and gears which maximizes torque capacity and durability while keeping the weight and package size to a minimum. Reduced noise, vibrations and harshness is achieved through th multi-rail shift system.