Ford Mustang 2018 Philippines to feature new manual transmission

Apr 04, 2018 | Same topic: Auto industry: Latest 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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