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2015 Ford Mustang is Faster than 2014 Models, EcoBoost Gets Surprising Top Speed

Information on the new 2015 Ford Mustang continues to flow out of the 2014 North American International Auto Show and the newest bit of info on the next generation Mustang pertains to the top speed - with an increase for the base V6 and GT models along with a surprisingly high top speed for the new EcoBoost Mustang.

The 2015 Ford Mustang will have two engines carried over from the 2014 models – the base 3.7L V6 and the 5.0L V8. It is expected that the 2015 base V6 will continue on with the same power outputs as the 2014 Mustang but Ford has increased the top speed of the base model Mustang to 121 miles per hour. That is an increase of 8 miles per hour from the 2014 models so even without any more power, the changes made to the S550 Mustang base model allow Ford to bump up the speed limiter for V6 owners.

The 5.0L V8 that will power the 2015 Ford Mustang GT is expected to get at least a slight bumper in power from the 420hp and 390lb-ft of torque offered by the 2014 Mustang GT.

Technically, Ford has only stated that the 2015 Mustang GT will offer “at least” 420hp and 390lb-ft of torque so the newest V8 Mustang could have the identical output to the 2014 models but my bet is that there will be at least a little more power for the next generation Mustang GT. The new chassis, new suspension, high tech gadgets and slight revisions made to the 2015 Mustang GT has allowed Ford to increase the limited top speed from 149 to 155 miles per hour.

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I can't wait to see what the tuners will be able to do with the Ecoboost. Less weight with similar power to GT will make it a great for autocrosser and HPDE.
I cant wait till they come out in dealerships.

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