First look at the all new 2015 50th anniversary Mustang redesign.

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Mack, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
    http://www.caranddriver.com/features/2015-ford-mustang-leaked-360-view-and-full-details-news

    pretty cool article which takes an in depth look at some killer new power plants on the horizon. The most intriguing to me is the new "Voodoo" twin turbo v8:

    The first is a twin-turbocharged V-8, code-named “Voodoo,†which displaces between 5.0 and 5.5 liters and, most intriguingly, has a “flat-plane†or 180-degree crankshaft, as Ferrari has used in its V-8s since 1973. This configuration, also found in the late Lotus Esprit V-8, is akin to connecting two four-cylinder banks to a common crankshaft. Flat cranks theoretically improve power, throttle response, and the soundtrack at the expense of greater vibration. This EcoBoost V-8 will produce between 550 and 600 horses.


    I was kind of saddened to see they really scaled back on ditching the retro look completely, but I suppose they know best.

    You'll have to click the link as I couldn't hotlink the 360 degree pic in the link from Car and Driver.
     
  2. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
  3. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
  4. Just Peachy

    Just Peachy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    278,084
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    54,635
    Likes Received:
    25,616
    Guess we know what Schmoopy is leasing next.
     
    Gomez likes this.
  5. Capn Crud

    Capn Crud The Pride of Cucamonga VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    92,062
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    63,518
    Likes Received:
    8,364
    :hump:
     
    Mack likes this.
  6. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
  7. BearShit

    BearShit BearShit + Tom Hardy = BFF

    Reputations:
    110,502
    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2011
    Messages:
    41,060
    Likes Received:
    5,159
    Wow that looks good from the front. The back made the last mustangs look like a feg car.
     
  8. FunnyFarm2

    FunnyFarm2 voice of reason VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    185,096
    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2011
    Messages:
    46,747
    Likes Received:
    10,010
    Looks pretty cool

    I'd still go with the Challenger
     
  9. artiesoffspring

    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

    Reputations:
    183,225
    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2013
    Messages:
    56,036
    Likes Received:
    13,224
    Is it suppose to look like a Ferrari?
     
  10. BearShit

    BearShit BearShit + Tom Hardy = BFF

    Reputations:
    110,502
    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2011
    Messages:
    41,060
    Likes Received:
    5,159
    And there it is. I hate the back of the mustangs design
     
  11. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
    It also said the base HP on the new GT will be 500 horse. :jerk:
     
  12. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
    Not that I know of but they still develop a lot in conjunction with Aston Martin.

    [​IMG]
     
    RenchFries likes this.
  13. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
    I think the back will be much more "euro" at launch due to the fact it'll be a global platform.
     
  14. DeltaRat

    DeltaRat Member

    Reputations:
    -970
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    697
    Likes Received:
    11
    The Lotus Esprit is as late car............... because i's engine never lasted. :duh:



    I'll take a near new Shelby 500- any day over this "newer Ford car" - and the newest ZL1 Camaro any day!
     
  15. artiesoffspring

    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

    Reputations:
    183,225
    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2013
    Messages:
    56,036
    Likes Received:
    13,224
    The fuck.
     
  16. SIPAWITZ

    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

    Reputations:
    -4,114
    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2010
    Messages:
    41,770
    Likes Received:
    1,481
    Not feeling it...looks too small
     
  17. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
    The Trinity power plant is on it's way out. You'll be able to pick a GT500 pretty reasonably when the new car is out... hell, we have an '07 and an '09 on our lot right now.
     
  18. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    195,693
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,350
    Likes Received:
    23,569
    "While the new Mustang will keep the somewhat hefty proportions of its predecessor, exterior dimensions will shrink ever so slightly. It will also cease to have stand-alone styling within Ford’s lineup."
     
  19. DeltaRat

    DeltaRat Member

    Reputations:
    -970
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    697
    Likes Received:
    11


    Thanks ! .... Now I will have to buy a bigger house with an even bigger garage.

    Asshole.
     
  20. SIPAWITZ

    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

    Reputations:
    -4,114
    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2010
    Messages:
    41,770
    Likes Received:
    1,481
    What happened to the wide wheel base?