2017 Ford Mustang may get a convertible version and SVT edition


Ford Motors long ago began to prepare a fully upgraded 6th generation Ford Mustang, the prototypes of which were often captured on photos of spy cameras. And so, as expected, world presentation was held at the motor show in Detroit 2014. It’s been almost a two years since then, and Mustang urgently need an update.

Obviously, one thing that Mustang fans endlessly expected is the introduction of the convertible version of the car. 2017 model year Mustang has all chances to finally get “roofless” variant. Along with this we expected a minor facelift.

017 Ford Mustang new design

2017 Ford Mustang release date

The manufacturer plans to start sales in the middle of summer 2017.

Release date: mid 2017

New 2017 Ford Mustang

2017 Ford Mustang redesign

Front fascia of a new release Ford Mustang has been made in the style of the Evo’s concept with a similar hexagonal radiator grille, which is installed on the Fusion sedan and narrower head optics. But the rear part looks like on older Mustangs. In side view the most notable feature is adding window to the center pillar. 2017 Mustang might get a new version without it. It is also expected that all Mustangs will get LED headlights with slightly different design and brand new front and rear bumpers.

2017 Ford Mustang redesign

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2017 Ford Mustang engine line up

The engine lineup of the updated Mustang is more likely to stay the same. 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbo engine producing 317 HP as a basic, V6 and V8 both turbocharged and naturally aspirated. All this has provided the opportunity to made Ford Mustang VI faster and what is also important, more economical. In addition, for 50 years from the moment when they began to produce the first Mustang, the car was introduced in Europe. The top rated 2017 Mustang will get 5.0 V8 producing almost 500 HP, similar to the previous generation Mustangs.

2017 Ford Mustang engine

2017 Ford Mustang convertible concept

Just want to note that a new model of famous 2017 Ford Mustang — Ford Mustang Сonvertible with softtop will be 4-seat, just like before. It will be available with identical engine range, but more likely to have more comfort suspension tuning.

2017 Ford Mustang convertible

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2017 Ford Mustang exterior

Frightening face of a new release of the Mustang with the open shark-mouth grille, which shared a powerful horizontal crossbar of the front bumper. Small stylized LED headlights located on the sides and in tune with auxiliary lights (turn indicators, lights) in recesses on the bottom of the bumper that is complemented with bright splitter.

Ford Mustang 2017

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2017 Ford Mustang interior

Ford Mustang interior based on the use of quality materials. The car has two seats in front and two more in second row, which users can adjust to their liking. The center console has touch screen, and premium audio system, which has twelve speakers.

2017 Ford Mustang interior

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2017 Ford Mustang SVT GT500

It is expected that 2017 model year Ford Mustang will get at least one high-performance version to compete with Dodge Challenger Hellcat. It will be a successor to impressive last generation Ford Shelby GT500, which get 5.8L V8 supercharged engine producing massive 662 HP. According to rumors, the new 2017 Mustang SVT, or more likely to be named GT500, will get the same 5.8L engine but retuned and updated to achieve enormous red line of 7000 rpm not typical for Mustang engines.

2017 Ford Mustang price

The price of the novelty will remain within traditional limits. The base model starts with $24,000

Ford Mustang convertible 2017

Article about the 2017 Ford Mustang has been prepared on the basis of rumors and speculations from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is an actual information.

2017 Ford Mustang video review

2017 Ford Mustang pictures

2017 Ford Mustang V8 5.0
Engine type DOHC 32V V8, direct fuel injection
Displacement 5,0L
Power/torque 435 hp; 400 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed automatic or manual
Wheelbase 107,1 inch
Length 188,3 inch
Height 54,4 in
Passenger volume 98,0 cubic ft
Cargo volume 13,5 cubic ft
0-60 4,3 sec
Top speed 155 mph (est)
PRICE RANGE: $34,000 (est)
Competitors: Dodge Challenger, Chevrolet Camaro
Editor's rating
4.7 overall
  • Safety4.4
  • Performance4.9
  • Design4.8
  • Features4.7
  • Fuel economy4.5

We expect a modest facelift of 2017 Mustang, it will more likely get convertible version and a couple of special edition series.

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