2018 Ford Mustang knocks out up to 460 hp, quicker than Porsche 911

Updated Apr 12, 2021 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

With numerous updates on powertrain, the new Ford Mustang can do the 0-60mph sprint in less than 4 seconds.
Ford has recently claimed that the refreshed Ford Mustang GT will be the fastest Mustang ever made which can whir from the standstill to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds with its new optional "Drag Strip" mode.
 
angular front of the Ford Mustang

The refreshed Ford Mustang GT will be the fastest Mustang ever made 

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT is driven by an improved 5.0L V8 engine cranking out 460 hp and a high torque of 569 Nm. On the other hand, the base model of the Porsche 911 – a “true sports car” is powered by a twin turbocharged flat-six rear engine delivering 370 hp and 448 Nm of peak torque. It can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. Apparently, the updated Mustang is much faster and more powerful than the popular ride of the Italian automaker. What’s more, Ford’s 10-speed automatic transmission will be present in the Mustang for the first time for higher acceleration capabilities.
 
angular front of the Ford Mustang

The updated Mustang is much faster and more powerful than the Porsche 911 

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In the same way, the US carmaker also provides a new Drag Strip mode. This mode is designed to hit maximum acceleration and performance for straight-line driving. “Gearing matters, and in Drag Strip mode this car launches better than ever off the line,” said Mustang Chief Engineer Carl Widmann. But more than that, the Performance Pack with a set of custom-designed Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires will complete the Mustang’s performance.
 
Speaking to the 2018 Mustang EcoBoost, despite remaining the engine output, this car will also come with the 10-speed automatic transmission, the Drag Strip mode with Performance Package that assists the vehicle to do the 0-60 mph in less than 5.0 seconds.
 
The 2018 Ford Mustang is set to kick off this fall.
 
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Know more about Ford Mustang 2022

Ford Mustang

Arguably the most popular vehicle from the Blue Oval company, the Ford Mustang is one powerful coupe that is competing in the market with its sixth-gen model. Ford Mustang 2022 Price Philippines from Php 2,948,000 to Php 7,760,000, depending on the variant. Speaking of variants, the Mustang comes with four variants in the Philippines, namely the 2.3L EcoBoost, 5.0L GT Fastback, 5.0L GT Convertible, and Shelby GT500. The base Mustang uses a 2.3-liter EcoBoost inline-4 engine that makes 310 hp and 475 Nm of torque, while the GT variants are powered by a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine that generates 460 hp and 569 Nm of torque. As for the top-spec Shelby GT500, it boasts a 5.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that churns out 760 hp and 847 Nm of torque. Only the Shelby GT500 utilizes a 7-speed Tremec dual-clutch transmission, while the rest offer a 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.

In terms of dimensions, this American sports car has a length of 4,788 mm, a width of 2,081 mm, and a height of 1,395 mm. Additionally, it comes with a wheelbase length of 2,721 mm and a ground clearance rated at 137 mm. The Mustang is competing in the local market against the likes of the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, and Nissan 370Z.

₱ 2,948,000 - ₱ 7,760,000

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