The 2018 Ford Mustang Brings More Muscle for Everyone
When Ford unveiled the refreshed 2018 Mustang a few months back, they showed the car's exterior and some of its new tech features but didn't release any information on horsepower figures — aside from saying both the V8 GT and EcoBoost models would receive power bumps for the upcoming model year. This week Ford has officially revealed the power figures for the new Mustang, and potential buyers should be quite pleased.
Thanks to a new fuel injection system and other tweaks, the 2018 Mustang GT's 5.0 liter V8 now outputs 460hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, a big jump compared to 435hp and 400 lb-ft in the 2017 model.
With the new 10-speed automatic and the car's Drag Strip Mode engaged, Ford says the 2018 Mustang GT will be capable of hitting 60 mph in under four seconds. Not too long ago that would've been supercar territory.
Not to be left out is the EcoBoost variant of the 2018 Mustang, carrying over the same 310 hp rating from 2017 but with a torque boost of 30 lb-ft for a total of 350 lb-ft of torque.
Already having a legendary reputation for delivering lots of horsepower for not a lot of money, the revised 2018 car has only gotten better. It's yet another escalation in the modern pony car wars, and we can't wait to see who fires the next shot.