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Ford Considers Diesel and Electric Power for future Mustang
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Ford Considers Diesel and Electric Power for future Mustang

Dec 9 2013, 12:29pm CST | by

A diesel Mustang!?

Ford only recently unveiled the 2015 Mustang and its is an all-new car. The new Mustang gets independent rear suspension and new engine options. The car can now be had with a turbo charged 2.3L...

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Ford Considers Diesel and Electric Power for future Mustang

Dec 9 2013, 12:29pm CST | by

A diesel Mustang!?

Ford only recently unveiled the 2015 Mustang and its is an all-new car. The new Mustang gets independent rear suspension and new engine options. The car can now be had with a turbo charged 2.3L EcoBoost 4-cylinder making the first time since the 80's a turbo four has been available in the Mustang.

In the future, Ford is looking at ways to get the new global Mustang more efficient and green. Go Auto reports that to meet the green goals Ford is considering electric, hybrid, and even diesel power. Ford wants to sell a lot of Mustangs outside of the US and diesel is a common choice for drivers in Europe.

Hybrid power is also becoming common on sports cars all around the world. I really see no call for an all-electric Mustang. Future Mustangs might also get the nine and ten speed transmissions Ford and GM are working on together.

 
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What you missed on 7.30.14

Jul 30 2014 6:41pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Hybrid, Sedan, Performance, Truck, Auctions, Chevrolet, Nissan, Rumormill, Electric, Diesel Nissan lets us sample a diesel Frontier prototype Hey. You. Yeah, you. Do you think Nissan should build a midsize pickup truck with a diesel engine? Yeah, so do we. And we just got the chance to drive just such a beast, though it's anything but a production model at this point. This particular example is fitted with a 2.8-liter four-cylinder from Cummins, and it puts o ...
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'Blood Muscle' auction to sell impressive collection of ill-begotten classic cars

Jul 30 2014 8:37am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Classics, Convertible, Coupe, Performance, Auctions, Government/Legal, Chevrolet, Ford The old saying goes that if you can't do the time, don't do the crime. But being a criminal can involve more than just taking a trip to the big house; it can also mean losing possessions purchased from any ill-gotten gains. Still, one man's loss is another's gain, and if you're in Lodi, NJ, on September 12, you st ...
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Horse’s Mouth - Mustang and Ford News and Notes - September 2014

Jul 30 2014 12:00am CDT | Source: Mustang & Fords

There are historic vehicles, and there are fast vehicles, but Brenspeed's Prototype Saleen Seria ...
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Lightning Strikes Oshkosh: Ford F-35 Lightning II Mustang Auctioned at AirVenture Air Show

Jul 29 2014 10:27am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Around here, most Ford Mustang stories count as feel-good editorial, but here’s a real feel-good story that’ll probably make you say “Awwww!” and possibly make you do a fist pump at the same time. On Thursday, July 31, one very special 2015 Mustang will be auctioned off at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with proceeds going to benefit the EAA’s Young Eagles program. The program has provided ...
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3 days ago

TopSpeed Podcast Episode 022 LIVE

Jul 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Don’t forget! This week’s show is Wednesday!!! Show starts at Noon (12:00 EDT). This week will be a fun one, I think. Justin doesn’t have any weekly wheels, but Mark and I have a pair of awesome machines. Mark was in the new Cadillac CTS and I have been bombing around in a Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid.When we finally get done with that, there is a whole pile of news we need to cover. Hot Wheels has made a real Darth Vader car, the ATS-V has been spie ...
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Ford Australia reveals updated Territory, Falcon via Twitter

Jul 28 2014 12:41pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Sedan, SUV, Ford, Australia Ford may have tied together much of its global lineup under the One Ford campaign, but one market where it still offers unique products is Australia. That will soon draw to a close as well, but before it does, the Blue Oval's Aussie operations are rolling out refreshed versions of its two unique products. For the moment, Ford isn't revealing much in the way of powertrain details, but it has shown off ...
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1966 Ford Mustang Coupe - Secondhand Smoke

Jul 28 2014 1:30am CDT | Source: Mustang & Fords

“The car was in poor condition overall when I got it,” Scott Sanford says about this ’66 Mustang coupe. “It ran…but not very well. ...
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Ford F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang appears at EAA Oshkosh

Jul 26 2014 1:15pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Auctions, Ford Ford is back at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, WI, on July 31 auctioning off its seventh Mustang for charity, and this is one seriously mean looking 2015 'Stang. All of the money from the sale goes to give free introductory flights to young people to get them interested in aviation. We recently saw this latest EA ...
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6 days ago

Ford Shelby Mustang GT500

Jul 25 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

With Ford celebrating the Mustang’s 50th anniversary this year, it seems only appropriate to take a gander at a vintage model that enjoys both an iconic status and a resale value that’s far and above its original MSRP back in 1968.While the Mustang was available with several engine options, the one to lust after was the 428-cubic-inch, Police Interceptor V-8 found in the GT500. It spat out roughly 420 horsepower and nearly 450 pound-feet of torque. Mated to a thr ...
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2015 Ford Mustang F35, Aston Martin Lagonda, Toyota Supra Details: Today’s Car News

Jul 25 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

It’s the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin this week and Ford has taken the wraps of a new customized Mustang. The car is based on the latest 2015 Mustang GT and takes its inspiration from the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. Aston Martin’s Lagonda marque is making a comeback, with the name officially being applied to.. ...
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