Ford Mustang 2018 Review : More Horses and Torque

Unveiled at the beginning of the year, the  Mustang 2018 facelift  takes its marks in the range Ford and gradually unfolds its evolutions and updates. After the presentation of the Pony Pack at the beginning of July  , Ford returns to the buyers to talk about the engines and the developments planned on the 2.3 L and 5.0 L blocks that propel the Ford Mustang 2018.

More ponies

If the basic engine, the V6 3.7 L V6 3.7 L Ti-VCT 300 hp, disappears from the Mustang offer, the EcoBoost and Coyote engines are still in the game and are evolving for the 2018 vintage.

The L4 2.3 L EcoBoost retains its power of 317 hp at 5700 rpm, it sees its engine torque increase from 432 Nm to 475 Nm at a nearly similar speed. If this trend is not expected to have an impact on the Vmax, which remains fixed at 233 km / h, the exercise from 0 to 100 km / h will progress considerably, particularly if the Pack Performance is chosen, The new BVA10 Speedshift with paddles on the steering wheel, the Drag Strip mode and the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S tires.

A new mode for runs

The new Drag Strip mode  is a system that manages the operation of some electronic components via five modes controlled by a selector on the center console. This system favors straight-line accelerations and modifies the management of the new BVA10 especially in the speed of gear changes and their fluidity.
Thus equipped, the Stang 2.3 L 317 hp sees the exercise from 0 to 100 km / h shipped in 5.1 seconds or 0.7 seconds better than the current model that announces 5.8 seconds for the same case.

For its part, the version 5.0 GT evolves its V8 5.0 L Coyote. This one takes advantage of the new vintage to make a cure of vitamins. The American engine sees its power increase by 25 hp on the Spec US version. The American version of the V8 saw its power increase from 435 to 460 hp and its torque increased from 542 Nm to 569 Nm. The European version should therefore see its power pass next year at around 445-450 hp and its couple will evolve from 530 to 555-557 Nm.
The Mustang 5.0 GT, for example, motorized, sees the run time from 0 to 100 km / h go from 4.8 seconds to just 4.1 seconds or, as Ford likes to say, a time shorter than \’A Porsche 911 Carrera S sold to us over 113,000 € (or 94,000 $).
Furthermore, but without giving any specific indication,

The Dearborn builder does not give any further details on the subject at this time but it will not be long since the coupé and its discoverable version will very quickly arrive at the American distributors.

Via Ford.

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