Mustang Supercar
The mustang is an amzing ride and can leave the Corvette and the Camaro in the dust, so why not try to smoke the European supercars? A way to do this with an American twist is to put a supercharged 6.8 liter V10 in a mid-engine version of the Shelby GT500 cobra with a different suspension similar to the one in the GT and call it the "Surpent"!
By: Johnathan M.
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George Bailey Ford is wasting money by keeping Lincoln on life support. It wouldn't have looked good to deep-six Mercury and Lincoln at the same time, I suppose. Meanwhile, Lincoln sells nothing but weak clones of current Fords and expects customers to pay a premium. Why not have Lincoln go out with a bang. Make Lincoln the high-performance/luxury brand. A Lincoln coupe on the Mustang platform with IRS might make car enthusiasts consider looking into a Lincoln showroom window. Go racing with it. Next, one, then two true world-class 4 door performance/luxury sedans with RWD/IRS. Then, a 2 seat halo sports car to put a scare into Corvette. With this strategy, Ford may not have to deep-six Lincoln in 3 years.
3 year(s) ago via
Robert Todd Build a coupe on the Mustang platform with a 5.0 eco boost and sofiscated IRS, world class brakes, great American styling and name it a HRL or Cyclone. Ford used to be adventuresome but maybe can't afford to do things like this any more
3 year(s) ago via
mike dwyer a coyoteized, ecoboosted, 6.2 opened up to 7L would do the job nicely.
3 year(s) ago via
Mark Kleis The current Mustang platform is excellent for its segment, but it is NOT going to be competitive against supercars. Even the Corvette has a massive advantage as it is a pure sports car, where as the Mustang has seating for four and is too large and heavy. I can see Ford revisiting a GT down the road, but they have other things to focus on for now.
3 year(s) ago via
John Bland If Ford is stay with the current image as "best in Class" fuel economy then a V-10 would probably have to be ruled out unless of course it was mated to an electric motors that did most of the work. So I think what is needed is that Ford needs to bring back a Permanant Supercar and or Keep raising the bar with the Current Mustang which is to shrink in size and give it an accepting global theme while preserving its Mustang Lineage.
3 year(s) ago via
Johnathan Mueller You could possibly put an EcoBoost on it.
3 year(s) ago via
Johnathan Mueller Instead of a super charger you could put an EcoBoost 6.8 liter V10
3 year(s) ago via
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