An "Entry Level" Ford Mustang Performance Model Is Coming to Battle the Four-Cylinder Camaro 1LE

An "Entry Level" Ford Mustang Performance Model Is Coming to Battle the Four-Cylinder Camaro 1LE

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Photo credit: Ford More From Car and Driver Ford is planning a new "entry-level" performance version of the Mustang that sounds like a direct rival for Chevrolet's 1LE version of its four-cylinder Camaro. We suspect this new Mustang will slot in above the EcoBoost Performance Pack with extra chassis upgrades, if not necessarily extra power from the turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine. Full info on this new version of the Mustang will be released within the next week or so. If you want a performance-oriented Ford Mustang but can't afford the 700-plus-hp Shelby GT500, or even the track-focused GT Performance Pack Level 2, there's a new Mustang in the works for you. Ford is preparing to announce a new variant that it calls an "entry-level performance Mustang, " which we take to mean a higher-performance version of the base Mustang EcoBoost. There's already a $2495 Performance package available for the Mustang EcoBoost (pictured above), which adds equipment such as a limited-slip differential, 19-inch wheels and summer tires, larger brakes, upgraded springs, a larger rear anti-roll bar, a larger radiator, and numerous visual tweaks. But this new package sounds like it will go beyond that, just as the ....


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