Back in January, not long after we got our first good look at the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R, we heard rumors it had laid down a time of 7:32:19 at the infamous Nürburgring. If true, that would put the potent pony within spitting distance of heavyweights like the Ferrari 458 Italia and the Type 997 Porsche 911 GT3 RS   

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Now, at this point—and in a move that seems to be fashionable among automakers of late—the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] still hasn't confirmed the final figure. So while how long it took Ford's weapons-grade track machine to hustle around the 'Ring remains a mystery, we do know one thing for certain.  

Its 5.2-liter flat-plane crank V-8 sounded great doing it. For proof? Just crank up your speakers and watch the video above. We can't wait to give you a full report on the stripped-down snake's capabilities. Enjoy.

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