Ford Mustang hybrid

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  1. lancpudn

    lancpudn Senior Member

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    Now I likes muscle cars & I likes Electric vehicles but a Mustang hybrid just doesn't sound right at all. I just cant imagine a Mustang going past you silently :eek2: They're supposed to be loud snarly & shouty.

    According to Fords big chief other models to get the hybrid treatment are F-150. o_O

    https://insideevs.com/ford-ups-electric-car-commitment-simplified-lineup-investment-shift/

    All in all, Ford’s plan shows a 32 percent reduction in ICE vehicle expenditures from 2016 to 2022. The automaker will invest $4.5 billion into electric vehicles globally over the next five years. Models slated for development include the Mustang hybrid, F-150 hybrid, a Police Responder hybrid sedan, Transit Custom plug-in hybrid, an autonomous vehicle hybrid, and a fully electric small SUV. The electric vehicle plan will also spawn a new group coined “Team Edison”.
     
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  2. DotStudio

    DotStudio Silver Supporter

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    I just want an AWD Mustang.
     
  3. Benjammin

    Benjammin Senior Member

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    the end is nigh
     
  4. chupe442

    chupe442 Confused as ever..... Premium Member

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  5. TheX

    TheX Voice of Reason

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    I would LOVE that.
     
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  6. redcoats1976

    redcoats1976 Senior Member

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    they are up in arms over this on the camaro forums as well.i guess nobody loves a silent,faster,and debateably more efficient musclecar.im pretty happy with my 2015 RS camaro.0-60 in less than 6 seconds,155 mph top speed and gets 28-29 on the highway if youre driving around 75 mph.kind of reminds me of what my old 66 tempest hot rod could have been but never was.but unless things dont go as planned i will be driving this one till they drop me in the hole or make soylent green out of me.would love to see an electric camaro with a roof doubling as a solar panel to increase range/eliminate charging.
     
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  7. Bobby Mahogany

    Bobby Mahogany Senior Member

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    Electric Mustang?

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  8. acstorfer

    acstorfer Senior Member

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    It’s funny. A few months ago if I had an opinion on this whatsoever I’d probably be for it. Now since I have a car where things like hp, 0 - 60, top cruising speed, and so on interest me all I can think is yuck.

    I will at least give Ford high praise by keeping it rear wheel drive.

    Is the electric engine going to be in all Mustangs, or is it an option?
     
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  9. Chester Drawers

    Chester Drawers Senior Member

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    Dunno what all the fuss is?

    Fender have made an electric Mustang for years, they even do one in a left hand drive for you Yanks. :laugh2:

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  10. sk8rat

    sk8rat Senior Member

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    I wouldn't mind an electric/hybrid cars if it was more accommodating to have one but its not.

    I always hated mustangs until the 2015 ones came out. much more refined than the previous models.
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    that would be cool.
     
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  11. chupe442

    chupe442 Confused as ever..... Premium Member

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    Still scratching my head over the Eco Boost v6 in a F150.. Don't care if it pulls 12000 lbs better than a 5.3 if it doesn't sound good doing it.
     
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  12. Tim Plains

    Tim Plains Senior Member

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    Anything but a V8 seems strange to me in a Mustang. My neighbour is management with Ford Canada and he says that it's pretty much a done deal that V8s will be no more after this generation.

    I'm actually all for hybrid sports cars. Look at the 918 and other new hybrid hyper cars. Crazy horsepower numbers.
     
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    we have two ford gas/propane trucks at work and they suck ass. can tow or go up hills for sh*t.
     
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    It's always the same, in business you either adapt and change or you die.


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    Crotch Delete My Account Entirely Double Platinum Supporter Premium Member

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    Not a mustang guy. I've always been a GM guy. In 2012 when I bought my last sports car I drove a Camaro, Mustang just for comparison, and a Challenger. I loved the Challenger hands down and it was only an RT and not SRT. God I miss it

    And now they make an AWD version of it. Unfortunately it only comes with a 6 and some skinny looking tires. Just doesn't look right to me. But the commercial for it is one of the coolest car commercials ever.
     
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    mdubya Senior Member

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    Formula 1 technology in a Mustang? You are against that? :hmm:
     
  17. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    It sucks. But it’s not like cruising for chicks is a thing anymore. The good times are over.
    All things must pass.
     
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    Car show crowds everywhere would be thankful.
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  19. TheX

    TheX Voice of Reason

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    The V8 is a 5.0 Coyote, not 5.3. My 2013 had the 5.0, my 2016 has the 3.5 EcoBoost twin turbo V6. You can have the noise, this EB destroys the V8 in every way.
     
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    Yeah, I have the 5.0 and would gladly take the Eco.
     

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