Auto Shows 2018 Ford Mustang Arrives In Europe With 450 HP

18:15  11 september  2017
18:15  11 september  2017 Source:   MSN

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New 10-speed automatic gearbox now available. In January this year, Ford revealed the facelifted 2018 Mustang for the North American market. Following its online premiere, the car made a public debut in Chicago about a month later and is now ready to land in Europe .

The 2018 Ford Mustang ’s newly-revealed facelift has stirred up some disagreements here at… For 2018 , the Mustang GT adds 25 horsepower, meaning the base model V8 pony car, which will almost definitely start in the low-to-mid ,000 range, now makes 460 ponies.

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In January this year, Ford revealed the facelifted 2018 Mustang for the North American market. Following its online premiere, the car made a public debut in Chicago about a month later and is now ready to land in Europe.

2018 Ford Mustang (Euro-spec)© Motor1.com 2018 Ford Mustang (Euro-spec)

Currently the Old continent’s favorite sports car, the Mustang gets the same design revisions as the U.S. model – updated headlights, now with standard LED technology, and grilles, subtle changes to the fenders, a new front fascia, and a slightly redesigned taillights.

2018 Ford Mustang (Euro-spec)© Motor1.com 2018 Ford Mustang (Euro-spec)

Far more important things are happening under the front hood, where the 5.0-liter V8 engine has been retuned and now delivers 450 horsepower (336 kilowatts). The unit has received Ford’s new dual-fuel, high-pressure direct injection and low-pressure port fuel injection system, which increases low-end torque.

2018 Ford Mustang Revealed for Europe

  2018 Ford Mustang Revealed for Europe <p>Extra horses and a facelift just like its American sibling</p>"Europe's passion for Mustang has proven even greater than we imagined—almost 30,000 Mustangs are already bringing one of the most iconic sights in motoring to the continent's streets," said Steven Armstrong, Ford Europe group VPand president, in a statement.

Although the European market had eluded the Mustang for long, for the first time ever, the model ended last year as the best-selling sport car in Europe . In addition, the Mustang will feature 12 new wheel designs. 2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Interior.

Europe Cars. The sixth-generation Ford Mustang arrived in late 2013 for the 2015 model year as the company’s most advanced pony car yet. The sixth-gen Mustang is scheduled to receive its mid-cycle facelift for the 2018 model year.

2018 Ford Mustang (Euro-spec)© Motor1.com 2018 Ford Mustang (Euro-spec)

Another important novelty is the introduction of the Blue oval’s new 10-speed automatic gearbox with real-time adaptive shift-scheduling allowing the transmission to adapt to changing conditions and select the right gear in any situation. In manual mode, it can be controlled through steering wheel-mounted paddles-shifters.

2018 Ford Mustang (Euro-spec)© Motor1.com 2018 Ford Mustang (Euro-spec)

Interestingly, due to emissions restrictions, the 2.3-liter EcoBoost motor, the only other engine option for the European market, now delivers 290 hp (216 kW) versus 313 hp (233 kW) before the facelift. This power loss is the result of the increased back pressure within the exhaust system because of the addition of a gas particulate filter, helping the car meet the strict Euro 6.2 emissions standard. However, Ford promises the performance of the EcoBoost variant is not affected, due to the new 10-speed automatic and its overboost function.

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2018 Ford Mustang price. Rumors suggest that prices will remain fairly constant, perhaps a slight increase to keep in-line with rising manufacturing costs. With powerful 450 HP engine it is likely to have success in premium SUV market.

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The 2018 Ford Mustang GT Has 460 HP , Hits 60 MPH in Under 4.0 Seconds. When equipped with a 10-speed auto and the Performance Package, the new Mustang GT is seriously quick.

2018 Ford Mustang Europe is practically the same model as its US brother, with only a few changes and surely a big expectation for buyers over the Atlantic sea. Even though Mustang has been a very popular car in the US during decades

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The suspension of the Mustang has also been thoroughly revised and now features recalibrated shock absorbers and new and thicker anti-roll bars. Optionally, customers will be able to order a MagneRide Damping System that delivers “a lightning-quick response to changing road conditions” using a unique fluid inside the damper that can be electronically stimulated to offer higher or lower damping resistance.

In addition to the already available Normal, Sport, Track and Snow/Wet driving modes, the 2018 Mustang receives two new modes – the Drag Strip Mode, which optimizes performance for maximum acceleration and quarter-mile performance, and the My Mode, which enables drivers to select their own preferred settings for performance, dynamics, and exhaust sound

A new range of driver assistance and safety technologies should help the Euro-spec Mustang improve its poor rating from Euro NCAP's crash tests. The list includes pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, distance alert system, lane departure warning, and lane keeping aid.

The revised European Mustang will go on sale during the second quarter of 2018 with prices to be revealed closer to its market launch.

Source: Ford

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