Ford falls on the hood of falling ’18 Mustang love

Ford Motor Co. has defeated an engine and lowered the course on the Mustang as part of the venerable model of strengthening pony championship year 2018.

The updated Mustang wins a more aggressive look that includes new optional hood openings and spoiler. Given the headlamps and the digital cluster rear lights as optional 12-inch LEDs are available in all the new generation of cutting lines and a number of new technological features.

The company sells its 3.7-liter V-6 engine, which officials say account for about 15 percent of its turnover, supports the 2.3-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter V-8. New will be available Ford automatic transmission, which debuted in 2016 in the F-150, 10-speed option with both engines.

2018 Mustang exhibited Tuesday at the Detroit Auto Show in 2017 and revealed other events in Los Angeles and New York.

Ford Mustang 2018, customers can choose from a dozen of wheels and the car will be available in three new colors, including a burst of appeal “Orange Fury”. Photo Credit: FORD

“The new Mustang the best we’ve always, according to more than 50 years as one of the iconic sports cars in America and now, in the world,” said Joe Hinrichs, president of Ford of the Americas.

Ford Mustang in 2015 took the world and currently sells in over 140 countries. This number will be extended to 146 by the 2018 model year, sold in the United States in the fall of 2017.

The Mustang rideattatura in 2015 have been well received by fans and has helped Ford win the muscle car sales crown of its rivals General Motors and Chevrolet Camaro in the past two years. However, the total US sales of the Mustang, dropped 13 percent to 105,932 in 2016.

And although Ford has cut the choice of engine, the mid-cycle update should offer more choice to customers.


Optional digital dashboard – a new technology for Ford that debuted originally on GT supercar – can be adjusted to three different viewpoints and dozens of different colors.

Customers can choose from a dozen of wheels and the car will be in three new colors, including bright colors called “Orange Fury”.

The designers have reduced the hood by about 20 mm from the current model to make it leaner and more athletic. It also features an updated grid, front fascia and new lights

“For me, the 2015 Mustang is a pure canvas,” said Melvin Betancourt, external designers Mustang. “In design 2018, we want to build on this. ”

Under the hood, traditional manual transmissions have been updated. Transmission coupled to a V-8 engine has been modified to include a dual-disc clutch and two-mass flywheel for increased torque.

The automatic transmission features 10 time ratios change faster, better response at low speed and reduced friction losses in connection with six-speed automatic replacement.

In addition, V-8 has been updated and now includes direct injection and port fuel injection, which improves fuel efficiency and power. Ford also says the EcoBoost engine will have increased torque.

“Mustang is a very special car,” said Mark Schaller, Mustang Marketing Director. “This is not just a mode of transport from point A to point B, is a machine with passion. We hope that meeting with what we do with the car. ”

Ford officials have refused to discuss the expected fuel economy, power figures or levels.