Ford Mustang 2018 Philippines to feature new manual transmission

Updated Oct 05, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The upcoming Ford Mustang 2018 will receive a manual transmission for its V8-powered GT.

If you are a Mustang loyal fan wishing to row your own behind the wheel of this excellent sport car, your wish now comes true. Ford Philippines will bring a manual transmission as refreshment for the Ford Mustang 2018.

The PH-spec Mustang hasn’t been offered with manual gearbox for a long time, which greatly upsets car enthusiasts in the local market. That is why Ford PH has decided to appease its adoring fans.

 Ford Mustang 2018 manual transmission

Ford PH will bring a manual transmission as refreshment for the Ford Mustang 2018

Coming along with the existing standard 10-speed automatic, a redesigned 6-speed manual transmission will jump into the range. The manual will be provided with a twin-disc clutch and a dual mass flywheel, contributing to boosting torque capability and making clutch operation easier.

However, the manual will not be offered for the 2.3 EcoBoost, it will be installed in only the V8-powered GT.

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For additional information, the Ford Mustang 2018 receives a fresh look and upgraded technology and engine. The 2.3 turbo 4-cylinder EcoBoost mill still cranks out 310 hp but now produces up to 475 Nm of torque. Meanwhile, the Coyote V8 engine is improved in both torque and power, doling out 454 hp and 569 Nm of torque.

Ford Mustang 2018 rear view

The manual will not be offered for the 2.3 EcoBoost, it will be installed in only the V8-powered GT

According to the latest car news, the Ford Mustang 2018 will be launched in the Philipines soon.

In the meantime, please refer to the table below for the latest price list for the Ford Mustang 2018 in the local market:

Ford Mustang 2018 price in the Philippines
Model 2017 SRP 2018 SRP Difference
2018 Ford Mustang 5.0 V8 GT Premium AT ₱3,195,000 ₱3,358,000 ₱163,000
2018 Ford Mustang 2.3 EcoBoost Premium AT ₱2,585,000 ₱2,748,000 ₱163,000
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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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