The current Mustang gained some girth, last I read the GT was less than 100 pounds lighter than the current SS so if true this will flip the script plus a few pounds. A hundred pounds either way isn't a game changer, but it is always better to be fighting less weight than more...
Ford is headed in the right direction with its new lightweight cars, hope this tech will trickle down to their performance vehicles.
From the article:
The Lightweight Concept started life as a 2013 Ford Fusion, but lost 25% of its weight through the use of high-strength steel, aluminum...
Say it isn't so!
According to a blog entry from Ford tuner Steeda, the all-new Stang is heavier than the outgoing model by 200 to 300 pounds on average. Official specs of the 2015 Ford Mustang haven't been released yet, therefore this kind of info should be treated as a rumor.
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Aug 14, 6:20 PM
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