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http://www.motortrend.com/future/future_vehicles/112_0803_2010_ford_mustang/index.html

I like the idea of multiple powerplants and throws a wrench in my thinking on 2010. After reviewing spy photos and reading the description of the facelift; I think the the pre-judgement on mustang spy shots are just as premature as the pre-judgement on the camaro spy shots. In turn we actually have more on the 5th gen than the updated mustang.

I like that Ford is backing up the rumors on the Boss development (old architecture V8..hint...hint). But the turbo V6 is a new one and I have to say is a nice idea considering the current regulations and fuel situation; it sounds like have your cake and eat it too kinda solution. The way I understand the turbo v6 and new 5.0 game is that they are going to be the same trim level, virtually the same price, and I imagine the same power. This surprises me. I never thought the mustang would be running next to the challenger and camaro on this round.

But then again this is a motor trend article and it could be as accurate as a stormtrooper shooting at Luke Skywalker.
 

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So is ford planning on coming out with a new mustang body and motor at the same time as the Camaro? :patriot:
 

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So is ford planning on coming out with a new mustang body and motor at the same time as the Camaro? :patriot:
Its still the s197 platform its basically a facelift with engine change. Basically, a facelift like they did in 1999 from the 1998 mustang except they are changing the interior too. I have to say a engine lineup overhaul was overdue. Im sure this is a move to combat more than just the camaro though. It wouldnt be wise to leave the mustang as it sits now. One thing I think the article has wrong is the rear-end part. I think the rumor about the re-engineered Explorer IRS will be used to help bring the Mustang up to par. I know the mustang's history has been to not out do the Jones's, but with even Dodge in the game and Import knocking on the door, I think its good to see them wiggle.
 
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