1 of the most beloved autos on the market place will quickly be out of manufacturing.

Ford on Thursday announced that its Mustang Shelby GT350, along with the a lot more hardcore GT350R edition, will be phased out right after 2020. Manufacturing ceases this fall.

The information does not come as a complete shock as the GT350 was noticeably absent when Ford announced updates to the 2021 Mustang lineup in September.

In a statement, Ford stated the GT350 and GT350R have been constantly planned to be phased out as soon as the Mustang Shelby GT500 was in complete manufacturing.

As some solace, Ford will provide the new Mustang Mach one for 2021. It misses out on the GT350’s great five.two-liter, flat-plane crank V-eight, coming alternatively with the Mustang GT’s standard five.-liter V-eight, even though it does function some goodies from the two the GT350 and GT500. This consists of the GT350’s six-pace guide and oil cooler, as effectively as further heat exchangers for the engine oil, plus the rear axle cooling program from the GT500. The Mach one will also sports activities suspension components from the GT350 and GT500.

The GT350 and GT350R arrived for the 2016 model yr, even though there have been a constrained quantity of 2015 examples, 137 to be precise, to mark the 50th anniversary of the authentic 1965 Ford Shelby GT350 created by Carroll Shelby. Above the many years, Ford produced small updates to the autos but one particular factor remained continuous, and that was a mixture of a six-pace guide and a naturally aspirated V-eight with 526 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque.

Offered the way emissions rules are headed, there may possibly by no means be a auto like it once more from Ford.