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Old 04-14-2013, 03:26 PM   #1
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Yes !

...future 2015 mustang

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The most certain thing we know about the 2015 Ford Mustang is that it will premiere at the New York auto show on April 16 or 17, 2014. April 17 will be fifty years to the day that the original Mustang made its world debut in that city. That car had a base price of $2368. (How about $23,680 for the base '15 Mustang?)

We're also reasonably certain that the new Mustang will edge away from the current car's heavily retro appearance and possibly look like our spy illustration below. Our sources tell us that the new pony will be slightly smaller and lighter and will come close to retaining the current car's muscularity. Several years ago, Ford separated North American designers who would work on U.S.-focused models such as the Mustang and the F-series from Euro-centric One Ford designers. However, Ford will sell the all-American Mustang in other markets, including Western Europe.

"The '15 Mustang will be trim enough that the current Shelby GT500's supercharged 5.8-liter V-8 won't fit. The big engine for low-volume, high-performance 'Stangs is tipped to be a 5.0-liter turbocharged V-8, the "EcoBoost Coyote," with a normally aspirated Coyote for versions like the Boss 302. From there on down,
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, the normally aspirated 3.7-liter V-6, and the EcoBoost 2.0-liter four-cylinder. In other applications, those engines make 365 hp, 305 hp, and 240 hp, respectively, so they'll cover a wide variety of Mustang variants, including performance versions. The new Mustang finally gets an independent rear suspension, too. This opens the door for a much-needed rear-wheel-drive Lincoln flagship sedan built on the same platform, although we know of no plans for one yet. "


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Old 04-14-2013, 04:05 PM   #2
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dislike the front end
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:06 PM   #3
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:08 PM   #4
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Going against heritage and changing the Mustang so drastically is not something I like.

That does look good, but not as a Mustang.
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:08 PM   #5
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i like it, its moving ahead with the times. im more excited about the turbocharged engines than the looks, not to mention its getting a independent rear suspension. im definitely trading my '13 SE sport for either the ecoboost-4 or -6
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:36 PM   #6
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For a Mustang, I think its F'ugly.

Overall, the wheels look enormous, and the rears are set back to far
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That should not be called a mustang. I dissagree with this
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LOL relax. That's just a speculative rendering done by a magazine. I wouldn't start judging until an official Ford press release comes out.
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^^ This completely. The worst part about that rendering is that the proportions are all wrong. The hood is way to short, the wheels are too big, and the back is all wrong. It looks like the renderer took the hood of a Fusion and the roof line of a current mustang, meshed them together, and called it a day. Ford will not make these mistakes in there designs.
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Just as with love of the band, this too will be a fad.
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