The Mustang remains one of the most widely recognized, respected, and desired nameplates in the automobile business. It may be retro inspired, but the Mustang is a thoroughly a modern car. Ford has released the first official images and data related to the latest version of the Ford Mustang (model year 2011) presented in world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Differences from the current Ford Mustang is nearly zero at the aesthetic level, the great changes taking place under the hood and under body. The main novelty is represented by the appearance of a 3.7-liter V6 Duratec engine that develops 305 hp and 380 Nm and it replaces the old 4.0-liter V6 engine that develops 210 hp only. This is coupled with a manual or automatic six reports, both edge transmission developed specifically for the new Ford Mustang. They offer a significantly lower consumption and emissions than the previous five reports of transmission, going from 9.1 litres/100 km from 7.9 litres/100 km. The Mustang is available either as a coupe or convertible. Each is available with a V6 or a V8 engine. New for 2011, a 305-hp 3.7-liter V6 and 412-hp 5.0-liter V8 replace the previous aging powerplants. A six-speed manual transmission is standard; a six-speed automatic is optional. Standard safety features include electronic stability control, traction control, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, side-impact airbags and LED sequential tail lamps. The Mustang can be equipped with alloy wheels, automatic headlights, heated power leather seats, satellite radio, navigation system and more. Other technical changes include the emergence of a new electric assist steering system, complete change of suspension and aerodynamic coefficient improved by subtle changes that occurred in the front and the rear of the car. Ford will give customers the opportunity to choose a Performance Kit will print a much more sporty body to the American model.
The Mustang V-6 coupe starts at $20,995, and the V-6 convertible at $25,995.Pricing for the GT V-8 coupe starts at $27,995, with the GT V-8 convertible at $32,995.(Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices do not include $850 destination charges.) Options include the five-speed automatic transmission ($995), the glass roof option ($1995), a navigation package ($2195).