2015 Ford Mustang engine specifications & performance pack revealed

2015 Ford Mustang

American automaker Ford revealed the engine specifications and other details of the iconic 2015 Ford Mustang. The all-new Ford Mustang gets three engine options including a standard 300bhp V6, a brand-new 310bhp EcoBOost or an upgraded 435bhp V8 engine. All the engines are offered in both manual and automatic transmission.

The 2015 Ford Mustang gets the all-new 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine which is specifically designed for this iconic car. The geometry of the EcoBoost intake manifold and turbocharger housing has been optimized to provide better breathing and higher output in Mustang. This engine is capable of producing a top power output of 310bhp and a peak torque of 434Nm. Enhancements to the Mustang EcoBoost engine to withstand the added stresses include:

Forged-steel crankshaft

Piston-cooling jets

Steel piston ring carriers

Premium bearing materials

Upgraded valve seat materials

Forged-steel connecting rods

High-pressure die-cast aluminum cylinder block with ladder-frame bearing caps

Deep-sump, die-cast aluminum oil pan

The most powerful model of the Ford Mustang features 5.0-litre V8 engine that develops a top power output of 435bhp and 542Nm of top torque. The standard 3.7-litre V6 engine produces 300bhp and 380Nm of peak torque. The company has also announced a performance pack to Mustang EcoBoost fastback or convertible or Mustang GT fastback.

Both performance packs get:

Retuned springs, bushings and monotube rear dampers

Additional cooling capability for track-day durability

Thicker rear sway bar

K-brace connecting strut towers to bulkhead

Unique tuning for ABS, electronic stability control and electric power-assisted steering

Center gauge pack

The 2015 Mustang EcoBoost performance package also includes:

Front brakes: Four-piston, 46-millimeter fixed aluminum calipers with 352-millimeter rotors

Rear brakes: Single-piston, 45-millimeter floating iron calipers with 330-millimeter rotors

Unique 19×9-inch alloy wheels painted Ebony Black with Pirelli 255/40R19 Y-speed-rated tires front and rear

3.55:1 final drive ratio

The 2015 Mustang GT performance package includes:

Front brakes: Brembo six-piston, 36-millimeter fixed aluminum calipers with 380-millimeter rotors

Rear brakes: Single-piston, 45-millimeter floating iron calipers with 330-millimeter rotors

Unique 19×9-inch Ebony Black painted alloy wheels with Pirelli 255/40R19 Y-speed-rated tires, front; 19×9.5-inch alloy wheels with Pirelli 275/40R19 Y-speed-rated tires, rear

Strut tower brace

3.73:1 final drive ratio with Torsen differential

Unique front splitter to channel cooling air to the front brakes

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