Search



Go Back   MustangForums.com > General Mustang Forums > Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

Mustang News, Concepts, Rumors & Discussion Did you see that Mustang?! Have you heard Ford's next move? Come inside.
Sponsored by CJ Pony Parts


Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-17-2011, 10:37 AM   #11
Lokota
2nd Gear Member
 
Lokota's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Vehicle: 2006 GT
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 366
Default

If it stays retro atleast make it a fastback and coupe option
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Mustang Forums!
Lokota is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2011, 06:36 PM   #12
Soldier GT
6th Gear Member

 
Soldier GT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Mustang GT
Location: MO/ Born and raised in Louisiana
Posts: 9,652
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sonicx View Post
Good, I hope ford indeed moves on. The retro thing was good, it was needed. But like everything its time to move on. Too much retro, kinda loses appeal in my mind. If Ford wants to still produce the best american muscle car then they need to break the mold and start fresh again. Still keep the traditional mustang genre but lets please not have anymore 68-70 modern clone cars.

agreed...
__________________


Vortech V-1 T Trim SC (intercooled)
HP 292 cams
Teksid SB bored .030 over (forged)
433 RWHP/390 RWTQ
Soldier GT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2011, 02:44 AM   #13
65Raven65
3rd Gear Member

 
65Raven65's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Vehicle: 2010 GT
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 675
Default

This is going to sound strange, but I hope to see a modern interpretation of a Foxbody. I think that would be kinda cool.


*awaits flames*
__________________


2010 GT, 5-speed manual, 3.73
1987 T-Top GT, 5-speed manual, 3.08
65Raven65 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2011, 05:33 PM   #14
tnroadrunr
1st Gear Member
 
tnroadrunr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Vehicle: 2010 Ford Mustang 4.0 Convertible
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 87
Default

An Article on the 2014 Mustang: Gotta tell you guys it looks like a Camaro Copy cat to me........

An insider revealed: “The design studios in Europe and Australia are working on it, as well as those in America. It will be smaller and closer in spirit to the original 1964 Mustang.”

Our illustrations give you a good idea of how the new ‘pony’ car will look. It’s leaner and ever so slightly smaller, but still very mean, and packs all the visual aggression for which the legendary model has been famous. This includes recessed headlamps, a traditional C-pillar and triple lens tail-lights.

Yet while it harks back to Sixties Mustangs, the new car will be the most technically advanced version ever. It will be far lighter than the current model, for improved fuel efficiency and reduced CO2 emissions.

Plus, for the first time, it’s set to feature independent rear suspension. As on the Chevrolet Camaro, this set-up replaces the decades-old live rear axle of the current car, and should mean better ride comfort and traction.

Power will come from a new 2.5-litre four-cylinder EcoBoost turbo with around 300bhp, while a range-topping 500bhp 5.4-litre V8 will be available, too. Six-speed manual and auto transmissions are likely to be offered with torque vectoring to keep the performance in check, while the handling is expected to be tuned by Jost Capito and his team at Ford’s Global Performance Vehicles arm.

As well as upping quality under the skin, Ford will have to pay attention to the materials used inside – current models fall behind their European rivals in terms of fit and finish. The move to make the Mustang a world car will be controversial.

Bosses will need to tread carefully so as not to alienate the model’s huge fan base – nearly 75,000 examples were sold in the US in 2010 – and still appeal to discerning UK buyers used to the BMW 3-Series Coupé and Audi A5.

But with Vauxhall’s VXR8, and the Monaro before it, proving that there’s room for powerful muscle cars in the line-up of a mainstream maker, Ford will be confident of success.



Read more: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/news/au...#ixzz1PfX4evhw

Click the image to open in full size.

Click the image to open in full size.
__________________
Allan

2010 Mustang Convertible
4.0 Premium V-6 Package
Silver and Black

1990 C-4 Corvette Coupe
5.7 Liter L-98
Polo Green W/ Saddle interior


Last edited by tnroadrunr; 06-18-2011 at 05:38 PM.
tnroadrunr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2011, 06:48 AM   #15
SaddleUp
5th Gear Member
 
SaddleUp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Vehicle: '06 GT
Location: WV
Posts: 4,456
Default

Making the new style a tiny bit smaller would be ok...but not much smaller. This was one thing about the edge style that I realized I didn't care for once I got used to the roomier s197's.
__________________

Never been a sinner, I never sinned
I got a friend in Jesus

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lifter583 View Post
"Temporary insanity" in a woman has proven to be fun in the past ...but also experience shows it is best to be well out of striking distance when they "snap out of it"...
SaddleUp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2011, 10:12 AM   #16
CutterWolf
5th Gear Member
 
CutterWolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Vehicle: 2006 GT/SS
Location: Brandon, Florida
Posts: 2,615
Default

Can you say, "Mustang II?" It was a mistake the first time they down size it and it will be a even bigger mistake if they down size it again. Plus, the damm thing looks like an inport for god sakes!
__________________

'2011 Mustang Forum Ride of the Year"

My 5.0 Mag feature: http://www.mustang50magazine.com/fea...model_citizen/
CarDomain page: http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3382054
Vossen Wheels: http://www.vossenwheels.com/
Trufiber: http://www.trufiber.com/
CutterWolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2011, 11:36 AM   #17
nicp9

 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Vehicle: 2007 v6
Location: alabama
Posts: 5
Default

i have a feeling its gonna be a super car, trying to get to look more European.
nicp9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2011, 10:45 PM   #18
vbstang13
3rd Gear Member
 
vbstang13's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Vehicle: 2005 Saleen vert, 1966 289 v8 Coupe, 2012 Boss 302
Location: Va
Posts: 797
Default

The last time Ford wanted to make the Mustang a world car it almost became the Probe. That car didn't last very long. Change would be good but the Mustang is an American Muscle Car and hopefully it wont go to far towards the Euro side.If I wanted a Beamer I'd buy one.
Making the Mustang a little smaller is ok as long as it keeps the Mustang Heritage also a lot can be done on the interior to give it a boost in the world wide market place.
__________________
vbstang13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2011, 11:26 PM   #19
Hot Rokker
 
Hot Rokker's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Vehicle: 1988, Ford, Mustang
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 10
Default

I don't mind much Euro styling, a lot of the coke bottle stylings we know and love were from Italian designers, but to make it more European loses the All-American as apple pie factor.

It seems like they're trying to reinvent the car, as they did after '73 and several times afterwards. Not exactly the best approach, but I suppose they do gotta keep things fresh. I mean, imagine 40 years of Mustang if they had the same body they released in '64 and never changed it. It'd be like the VW Beetle (classic)... Classic body, but some change is nice.



I'd like another hatchback of sorts though.... Not like a Focus, but like a fastback hatch, ya know?
Hot Rokker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2011, 11:04 PM   #20
Mudflap
5th Gear Member
 
Mudflap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Vehicle: 2012 GT
Location: Evergreen, CO
Posts: 3,060
Default

No matter what it ends up looking like, I'm just waiting for them to start giving away the current gens when it comes out, lol.
__________________

2012 Kona Blue GT Premium 6-speed
GT500 mufflers w/resonator delete
Mudflap is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2011, 11:04 PM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Reply

Tags
20052009, 2014, artist, cobra, concept, ford, forums, gt, mach, make, mustang, retro, s197, speed, svt

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:19 PM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup