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2015 Mustang Sneak Peek Revealed in Spy Photo; Coming Fall 2014

Friday, 31 Jan 2014 07:05 PM

By Ken Mandel

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Ford Mustang enthusiasts got a treat Friday when "spy" photos of the 2015 prototype were revealed.

A photo of the new Mustang by KGP Photography was published online by Associated News.

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The sixth generation of the 50-year-old Mustang is scheduled for release in the fall of 2014, with six- and eight-cylinder engine models. An Eco Boost four-cylinder engine will later be added, according to Associated News.

The 2015 Mustang will have changes to its chassis, body, interior, and drivetrain, but the most significant change is that it will contain an independent rear suspension, matching its competitors. Previously, the SVT Cobra model Mustang, produced between 1999-2004, was the only factory model to contain an independent rear suspension.

Earlier this month, Mustang chief engineer Dave Pericak told Autoevolution that the car's base 3.7-liter V6 engine can reach a top speed of 121 mph, or 8 mph faster than the 2014 version. The 5.0-liter V8 muscle car will top out at 155 mph.

The new 2.3-liter EcoBoost will also be limited to 121 mph, Pericak told Autoevolution.

"The top speeds have been increased at every level," Pericak said in the Jan. 14 story. "The V8 does 155 mph, the V6 doing 121 mph, and then the Ecoboost base doing 121 mph. But the Ecoboost Track Pack will do 145 mph."

The iconic car debuted at the New York World's Fair on April 17, 1964, and has been seen in more than 500 movies, including James Bond movies "Goldfinger" and "Diamonds are Forever." In the 2007 film "The Bucket List," Morgan Freeman's character lists "Drive a Shelby Mustang" as one of the things he wants to do before he dies.

The car "is important because it has been a symbol of Ford for 50 years," Jack Nerad, market analyst at Kelley Blue Book, told USA Today earlier this month.

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