Ford has revealed the 2018 Mustang with styling tweaks and new gearbox. In its fifth generation, the new Mustang gets updates to its exteriors, interiors and drivetrain. Since the Ford Mustang is now also sold in India, the new 2018 model will come to us eventually. An international launch of the 2018 Ford Mustang will take place by fall 2107, following which it will be launched in India as well. Expect prices to go up slightly. Here’s more on the new Ford Mustang facelift.
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2018 Ford Mustang Facelift Updates
- New nose
- Full LED headlamps with DRLs
- New LED tail lights
- Performance package with MagneRide adaptive dampers
- Active valve exhaust
- Pedestrian detection system
- All digital instrument console
- FordPass Smartphone app compatibility – Owners can unlock, lock, find the car and start the car through their phone.
- New 10 speed automatic transmission
- V6 Engine option no longer on offer
2018 Ford Mustang Specifications
The biggest change Ford has made to the engine lineup is the decision to drop the V6. So, the 2108 Mustang will only be available with either a 2.3 L EcoBoost engine or a 5.0 L V8. Also, the oft criticised 6-speed automatic transmission has been replaced by a new 10-speed SelectShift automatic gearbox. Ford claims it provides “provides more accurate, quicker upshift and downshift capability”.
The V8 powering the current model makes 435 HP and 400 Nm in the American-spec. In India, it has been detuned to produced 401 PS. Official power and torque figures of the 2018 Ford Mustang have not been revealed yet.
2018 Ford Mustang India Launch
|Ford Mustang Facelift Launch in America||Fall 2017|
|Ford Mustang Facelift Launch in India||Early 2018|
According to Ford’s official website, the new Mustang will go on sale in the North American market by fall 2017. Expect the India launch of the 2018 Mustang to take place in early 2018.
2018 Ford Mustang Price in India
|Model||Estimated Ex-Showroom Price|
|New 2018 Ford Mustang Price in India||Rs. 70 lakh|
Currently, the Ford Mustang in the GT V8 spec retails for Rs. 66.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Prices could go up to around 70 lakhs with the launch of the new model. The cheaper 2.3 L EcoBoost variant is unlikely to make it to India.
Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more updates on the 2018 Ford Mustang India launch and price.