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2015 Ford Mustang Official Photos and Details

By - December 4, 2013 – 9:01 pm9 Comments | 19,424 views

2015 Ford Mustang

The time has come. It seems like Mustang fans have been waiting forever, but we can finally provide you with official photos and information for the 2015 Mustang. No more speculation. No more spy photos. This is the real thing.

Much of what we expected about the 2015 Mustang is true. The 2015 Mustang is lighter. It will come with an independent rear suspension. A turbocharged four-cylinder engine will be available. Even the appearance of the car, while never revealed officially, was hardly a secret. The renderings that have been posted over the last several months have been getting closer and closer, and the official photos released by Ford show that the digital artists weren’t that far off. The influence of the Evos Concept can be clearly seen in the design, with the trapezoidal grille and slimmer, wraparound headlights. But the front end is still undoubtedly Mustang. The hood is fairly aggressive, at least on the GT model, with a significant cowl and heat extractors. The side profile is perhaps the most surprising, with the side scoop, a styling mainstay since 1994, now gone. The quarter windows have been left off as well, providing a somewhat more plain appearance. The 2015 Mustang does have more of a fastback profile than before, though, which leads to a simply yet beautifully styled rear end. Thankfully Ford has kept the tri-bar taillights, and we think they look better than ever with their three dimensional design. Our only hesitance with the styling is the body-colored rear diffuser, which seems to stick out like a sore thumb.

Along with the updated design a few new colors will be available as well. Yellow is making a comeback (Triple Yellow, officially), and Competition Orange (a previous Boss 302 color), Magnetic (gray) and Guard (a darker gray) will also be options. Grabber Blue, Gotta Have It Green and Sterling Gray are no longer available.

Inside the Mustang has been further refined and updated with Ford’s latest in technology. Nearly every inch of the cockpit has been redone including the steering wheel, gauges, dash, instrument panel and seats. From the photos it looks like the interior materials have been vastly improved, but we’ll only be able to say for sure when we see the car in person. Paddle shifters are now a feature with the 6-speed automatic, finally. The 2015 Mustang will also feature updated tech including a push-button start and toggle switches to adjust steering effort, engine response, and transmission and electronic stability control settings.

Getting into technical specifications, the 2015 Mustang has new dimensions. While it shares the 107.1-inch wheelbase and is only .2 inches shorter than the S197 platform, the new S550 Mustang boasts a wider rear track, 64.9 inches compared to 62.1 inches, is 1.5 inches wider and 1.4 inches lower. All of that adds up to a potentially more aggressive look. Overall weight has been reduced by approximately 200 pounds, partly thanks to new aluminum front fenders that shave the pounds where it counts the most.

Along with the new independent rear suspension system Ford has also updated the front suspension as well. A new double-ball-joint MacPherson setup replaces the old design. Performance Packages will be available for both the GT and 2.3-liter Mustangs, offering up sportier suspension tuning and larger brakes (15-inch, 6-piston front brakes for the GT and 13.9-inch front and 13-inch rear brakes for the 2.3).

“We already set a very high standard for Mustang’s dynamics with Boss 302, and our goal was to go above and beyond that with this new car,” said Dave Pericak, Ford Mustang chief engineer.

The one item Ford hasn’t released yet are the specifications for each of the powertrains. The 2.3-liter turbocharged engine is now a premium upgrade over the 3.7-liter V6, although no official horsepower or torque numbers have been provided. However, expect at least 305 horsepower and 300 lb-ft torque. The V6 should remain unchanged, and the Mustang GT’s 5.0-liter V8 will supposedly receive a bump in horsepower thanks to a newly designed intake manifold.

The bad news for those wanting to purchase a 2015 Mustang is that they won’t be available until “late 2014.” Now that we’ve got you all excited, get ready to wait some more.

That’s all the information we have for now. Enjoy the photo gallery below, and stay tuned for additional photos and hopefully more details from tomorrow’s live unveiling.

9 Comments »

  • Twin Turbo says:

    Stunning :cool:

  • Art K says:

    This new Mustang has blown past anything I could have imagined. Congratulations, Ford Motor Company, you have re-created an exciting new standard for the industry. I can guarantee I will have a 2015 Mustang as soon as my dealer in Alabama can arrange it for me. This could be the very spark that America needs to ignite a REAL economic recovery! Mr. Henry Ford would be very proud.
    Thanks,
    Birmingham, Alabama

  • a.n.onimous says:

    Well,i can’t say i’m blown away by it,but it’ll grow on me,i’m sure.

  • Dylan says:

    I’ve been waiting, and saving, for two years to buy a 2015 mustang hoping it wasn’t going to be the pinto-stang and it isn’t. It’s the new fusion-stang. Ford wanted to appeal to the european market and I guess they did in a way, this thing just convinced me to buy a Porsche. And a word of advice to the Ford powers that be; keep whom ever is responsible for this fusion-stang away from the trucks, particularly the Raptor.

  • Greg says:

    I Like! I like the Euro influence. It has touches of BMW to it, but it is all American in it’s character. Can’t wait to drive one, especially the turbo 4. Nice Work Ford!

  • Kenkin says:

    What a rrr……ubish!

  • Andreas says:

    @Dylan: Why coplaining about European design when buying a Porsche?

  • Cat says:

    Somewhere in Fordville Eleanor is tooting her horn at this new “Fustang” in mockery. Here we sadly have a dismantled shell of America’s original muscle car. A tweeked 2014 with a wider, Ford Fusion face. Where is the beautiful crafted touches from the 60′s? The classic lights, that was one of it’s most recognizable features. I expected the charm of its old body style to bleed through like the latest corvette design with a modern, subtle flare.

    To each their own respectfully. But 2014 holds the last herd of ponies I’ll love.

  • JudgeWT says:

    Love it, love it, love it. A real evolution of the Mustang design. I don’t much care for any Fusion comparisons, there isn’t a single person who is going to mistake this car for a family sedan.

    Can’t wait to see what it’s like on the street.

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