2015 Ford Mustang EVOS Concept

2015 Ford Mustang to receive new global platform designation

The 2015 Ford Mustang won’t be called by the old S197 platform, but will receive a new designation to go along with the extensive changes coming for the new global pony car.

When Ford unveils the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, it will be a new global car unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. And the old platform which was called S197 by Ford will go into the history books forever. MustangsDaily has learned “from an anonymous inside source,” that Ford will change the platform name and will be called the S550 platform by Ford. Why is this significant? All the changes in the last few years to the Ford Mustang have seen the American car undergo changes in drivetrains and some design changes, but nothing compared to what the 2015 Mustang will undergo.

Ford will launch the next-generation Ford Mustang on a global level and it will need to appeal to whole new buyer. Gone will be the days when the Ford Mustang will just need to go fast in a straight line. The changes to the 2015 Ford Mustang will be so significant, that a new designation is required. This will only be the fifth time in the Mustang’s 50 year history that the designation has changed. While we already new significant changes were coming for the 2015 model, this signals the fact that the new 2015 Ford Mustang is going to be a new global car that is very different from what we have seen in the past.

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Bring it On! I was waiting outside the Ford dealership peering inside at the new white Mustang coupe, front and center on the showroom floor. It was the first day that the Mustang was going to be introduced to the public, I was there early in anticipation of getting some photos of the car before crowds made that difficult, I needn't have worried. Jump a head twenty years and I'm again at Ford dealership early in the day taking delivery of my new SVO, the first Mustang(with exception of the 65'-66' Hi-Po Mustang GT 2+2) that I deemed worthy of my hard earn dollars. That Mustang delivered. It is/was the only Mustang I have ever owned. With the new 2015 Mustang's emphasis on 4-cyl. performance coupled to an IRS, I will probably be waiting again, early in the day, for a new Mustang at another Ford Dealership, unless I buy a BRZ/FRS in the mean time.
Bring it On! I was waiting outside the Ford dealership peering inside at the new white Mustang coupe, front and center on the showroom floor. It was the first day that the Mustang was going to be introduced to the public, I was there early in anticipation of getting some photos of the car before crowds made that difficult, I needn't have worried. Jump a head twenty years and I'm again at Ford dealership early in the day taking delivery of my new SVO, the first Mustang(with exception of the 65'-66' Hi-Po Mustang GT 2+2) that I deemed worthy of my hard earn dollars. That Mustang delivered. It is/was the only Mustang I have ever owned. With the new 2015 Mustang's emphasis on 4-cyl. performance coupled to an IRS, I will probably be waiting again, early in the day, for a new Mustang at another Ford Dealership, unless I buy a BRZ/FRS in the mean time.

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