Ford Mustang models will be equipped by new motors

July 30, 2017 at 12:42 pm

Ford Mustang of 2018 model year has been restyled including exterior and interior appearance, modified suspension and improved equipment with electronic assistants and adaptive shock absorbers. Finally, the Americans shared the main information about the charged 2.3 EcoBoost and V8 5.0 motors that will be offered for GT versions.

The exterior changes in the 2018 Ford-Mustang design pic

The exterior changes in the 2018 Ford-Mustang design pic

The first one is 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine, which became the base for the Mustang car. The aluminum unit has got the direct injection, phase shifters and integrated exhaust manifold. As a result, it still delivers the standard 314 horsepower, but the torque increased from 434 to 474 Nm. The GT version has also received a manual transmission with a double-disk clutch and a two-mass flywheel. Supplied by new ten-band automatics in the Drag Strip mode the car can get 100 km/h in less than five seconds.

The interior view of the improved Mustang photo

The interior view of the improved Mustang photo

GT modification with a five-liter V8 engine under the hood received a combined fuel injection and increased compression ratio. The previous output made 441-hp and 542 Nm, the updated unit generates 466 and 569, respectively. Mustang GT will be complemented by the same manual or automatic transmission. In the Drag Strip the car spends less than 4 seconds to accelerate to 97 km/h. The first cars will reach the showrooms in the autumn.

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