The legendary Ford Mustang traces its roots through more than 50 decades of manufacturing. The moment it came out in 1964, the Mustang was a model that brought style and strength to the masses and continues the tradition until today. The sixth-generation Mustang retains the classic rear-wheel drive setup of the front engine as well as the interior, which offers the kind of luxury that was not available in the sports cars of the past. For speed that is extreme look into Shelby trims. Shelby trims. As a regular driver or track vehicle, the Mustang is the perfect choice.
Overall The Mustang can be described as refined and enjoyable. The steering response and handling have been improved since the sixth generation, due in part to the brand new front suspension that is independent. The EcoBoost models have a balance between comfort and performance, while the GT offers a blazing acceleration and the type of force that classic muscle car enthusiasts appreciate. The Mustang is definitely in the top five list of anyone looking for an sports car.
What’s New in 2020?
The Shelby GT500 is back, with the power of 760 horses. Remote ignition, vehicle tracking application is standard. EcoBoost trim comes with adaptive suspension
Trims and Pricing
The Mustang is available at eight levels of trim: EcoBoost, EcoBoost Premium, GT, GT Premium, Bullitt, Shelby GT350, GT350R, and GT500. They’re all fastback coupes. The EcoBoost, EcoBoost Premium, and GT Premium are all available in convertibles too.
The standard features of the EcoBoost include xenon headlights alloy wheels 17 inches, a limited slip rear differential with LED taillights, blind spot mirrors keys for ignition and keyless entry air cooling, cruise control, power windows as well as power locks as well as a tilt and telescoping steering wheelwith rearview camera Voice controls Sync, 4.2-inch infotainment screen, an audio system that includes six speakers and the EcoBoost comes with two USB ports, a CD player, and an additional input connector. The EcoBoost begins at around $27,000, and the convertible starting at $32,500.
EcoBoost Premium models start at $32,000, and include basic features such as 18-inch wheels with chrome accents on the interior, leather upholstery, drive modes with dual-zone automatic temperature control, heated and cooled front seats, and a audio system that has the satellite channel, nine speaker along with an 8.8-inch screen. The roadster is priced at around $37,500.
GT models cost around $36,000. They have the same features as included on EcoBoost models. They come with the same equipment that is standard on EcoBoost model, with a larger engine with 18-inch wheels, line-lock with chrome exhaust tips, improved brakes, launch controls, and the hood vents.
GT Premium GT Premium includes all of the features available on it’s EcoBoost Premium and GT models. It starts at a MSRP of $4000 for the speedback model and 45,500 for the convertible.
The Bullitt model is equipped with exclusive trim highlights, 18-inch wheels, summer tires and a much more powerful engine. It’s priced at around $47,000.
Shelby GT350 and track-ready GT350R. Shelby GT350 and track-ready GT350R come with special carbon fiber and alloy wheels, and also distinctive paint options including black side mirrors, racing seats, as well as updated interiors. They are powered by a 5.2-liter V8 engine that they have developed on their own. These models cost around $59,500.
If you want the best in quality and speed, drivers ought to look into this Shelby GT500. It is a powerful V8 engine that is supercharged and a host of improvements to performance, all for about 70,500 dollars.
Engine and Performance
EcoBoost models are equipped with the turbo 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 350 lbs-feet of torque. GT models are equipped with a powerful 5.0-liter V8 that churns out the 460 horsepower and 420 pounds of torque. The EPA estimates that the EcoBoost Coupe should return 25 mpg when combined. The GT should yield around 18 mpg in total.
The Bullitt is powered by the identical 5.0-liter V8 engine, but it generates 480 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque. Its Shelby GT350 and GT350R models Shelby GT350 and GT350R employ an impressive 5.2-liter V8 engine that generates 526 horsepower and 429 pounds of torque. It is expected to return around 16 mpg in the combined.
The most powerful Shelby GT500 also has a 5.2-liter V8, however it is supercharged. It puts out 625 lbs-feet of torque.
All models are equipped with a manual transmission that has six speeds with rear-wheel drive. Automatic transmissions are available in models with EcoBoost or GT trims, and is standard for Shelby GT500. Shelby GT500.
Ford provides a variety of colors for the seats of the Mustang and they differ based on trim levels and the options package. Some colors are solid and others have striping or a two-tone design that brightens up the interior somewhat. The dashboard, center console doors, and the center console are all black, with the exception of the trim materials discussed above.
The overall look of the interior is a mix of vintage designs that blend effortlessly to modern features creating an overall appealing design. Its steering wheel feels comfortable to hold and has amazing contouring to increase comfort. The controls and gauges are simple to read and comprehend. The materials Ford uses are superior overall than the previous version of the Mustang and overall quality has also improved.
The interior is larger as compared to the previous generation of the Mustang due to the smaller center console and dashboard. Similar to what has happened in the past the front seats are spacious and have plenty of room even for taller people, while those in the back aren’t big enough for everyone except kids. In the coupe model, there’s 13.5 cubic feet storage space in the trunk which is pretty decent. The convertible comes with 11.4 cubic feet of space space, which is quite acceptable.