2014 Ford Mustang to get new colors, packages - but no more Boss 302
Many people expect that the 2014 Ford Mustang will look very much like the current 2013 models as Ford Motor Company prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with the unveiling of the next generation of their incredible pony car for the 2015 model year. It is expected that the 2015 Ford Mustang will arrive on April 17th, 2014 – marking 50 years to the day that the original Mustang was introduced at the 1964 World’s Fair – so with such a short period of time where the 2014 Mustang will be sold it makes sense that there wouldn’t be any major changes for the 2014 model year.
A member of the site TheMustangSource has done some digging through FoMoCo order information and has come up with a spread of information offering us a look at what should differentiate the 2013 and 2014 Ford Mustang. “Five Oh Brian” has found information on the 2013 Mustang in V6, GT, GT/CS and GT500 form with tidbits of information for each.
Sadly, he has not found any information on a 2014 Mustang Boss 302 so it appears that the awesome Boss not carry on past the 2013 model year. When Ford launched the Boss 302, it was expected to be a two year offering and while strong sales coupled with instant popularity gave some the hope that the Boss would live on – it does not appear to be the case. Even if only offered for two years, the modern Mustang Boss 302 and Boss 302 Laguna Seca are a couple of the most incredible cars to ever sport the Mustang name.
The Boss will be missed.
As for changes to those 2014 Ford Mustang trimlines that are available, we begin with a spread of new exterior color choices. First, a pair of “new” colors hit the 2014 Mustang lineup as Ruby Red replaces Red Candy while Oxford White replaces Performance White. The 2014 Mustang GT California Special (GT/CS) will be available in six colors - Deep Impact Blue, Race Red, Black, Sterling Gray, Ingot Silver, and Oxford White. The 2014 Shelby GT500 will do away with the matte black stripes offered on the 2013 GT500, instead packing some shinier gloss black stripes.
The 2014 Ford Mustang V6 will continue to be offered in a Base or Premium package.
The Base V6 Mustang will come in two different configurations (100A and 101A). New for 2014 is a V6 Appearance Package, option code 541, which will likely bring some of the aesthetic items of the V6 Premium (stripes, wheels, rear spoiler) to the Base V6 Mustang.
Next, the 2014 Ford Mustang Premium V6 comes with four different package options including the standard offerings (200A and 201A) in addition to the Pony Package (202A) and the Mustang Club of America Package (203A). These packages appear to be largely the same as the 2013 model year with the exception of a new stripe option on the Premium V6 201A models.