Despite rumors and render images that appeared on the Internet, Ford for 2017 production year has no plans to radically change the look and specifications of the Mustang. The Ford Mustang is a model with a rich history. The 2017 Ford Mustang which is entering its 6thedition is set to offer a comfortable and classy driving experience as is the norm with all Mustangs.
The automaker always tries to keep up the comfort and class together and always steps up with each release. We can all expect an improved model that is more fuel efficient and fun to ride.
2017 FORD MUSTANG EXTERIOR
Ford Mustang is known for its highly rigid body which is very strong. Similarly, the 2017 version will maintain the same body structure. The model comes with minimal exterior changes compared to the outgoing models.
It will sport a similar wheelbase; however, the front and rear fascias will feature some changes. The new body color is red with a dose of white which results in a fascinating profile and a black shade which adds an elegant touch. The front bumper and grille have been redesigned. The nose is more aggressive and the air vents are wider than the outgoing models.
Other features include a bigger hood and a larger power extractor than the predecessor model. At the rear, the vehicle features quad-angle exhaust pipes and a redesigned rear spoiler. The Mustang will ride on multiple-spoke Camo wheels similar to those of the Shelby GT 500. These wheels complement its exterior charm.
2017 FORD MUSTANG INTERIOR
Though there is little information about the model’s interior specs, we expect the cabin of the 2017 Ford Mustang to feature several new changes.
To start with, expect a roomier cabin. The seats will be upholstered in quality leather to offer a comfortable ride to all passengers. The steering wheel will feature acoustic control keys. Other standard features will include power-operated windows, a sporty LCD screen with MyFord infotainment system and an audio system that is compatible with USBs and an array of external devices.
For safety, the vehicle comes with a pack of two airbags as standard with an option for more airbags at an extra price and an integrated traction control system. We will inform you more on the interior styling once Ford avails more information.
The 2017 Ford Mustang will feature three engine options. The base models will be equipped with a 3.7 L, V6 engine capable of producing300 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. The second engine is a 2.3 L, 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine capable of producing 310 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque. The final and the most potent engine on the Mustang GT is a 5.0 L, V8 unit that comes good with 435 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. All the engines will be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission system or a 6-speed automatic system.
The engines will also be equipped with two turbo to boost their overall performance. Fuel economy and speed specs are not available at the moment but we will give you updates once such information becomes available so make sure to come back for more.
PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
There are no official reports about the 2017 Ford Mustang release date or price. However, the production model is likely to be released in the second half of 2016 (late June switches to 2017 model year) and will attract a starting price of around $ 22,500. This price could go as high as $ 40,000 for the Mustang GT when all optional are selected.
Source : fordcarsinfo