Ford Mustang will remain as the company’s most long-lasting model which newer versions will enjoy the more modern touch. With 50 years of history in American automobile industry, it simply makes Mustang as one of the most iconic American pony cars from over years. Produced and designed in 2+2 configuration, Ford Mustang is available whether as a 2-door coupe, hatchback, fastback, or convertible. As for today, though, the new 2017 Ford Mustang Convertible will be the focus of our discussion here.
Notable changes the new 2017 Mustang Convertible demonstrates are in general similar with its base 2+2 coupe counterpart. Even so, when it comes to comparing the new Mustang Convertible to the previous edition, you will find the Performance Package is now available for this model. The Performance Package model features a multilayer insulated cloth top comes as standard to give a more upscale appearance to the car in addition to the quieter cabin. The new top design for Mustang Convertible now can lower twice as fast with sleeker look when down, cuing the more modern touch the new Mustang generation enjoys.
In general, Ford Mustang received an all-new interior treatment for the previous 2015 edition. For the 2017 Mustang Convertible, it seems like there will be no significant changes. The new 2017 Mustang, including the Convertible model, is still designed to put drivers in the mood for performance. The dashboard design gives drivers everything to be in control—everything is there, within reach. Every aspect the cockpit features is designed to provide a thrilling driving experience. Starting from seating to climate control, from entertainment system to comfort and convenience, everything drivers need is already made standard and can be enhanced with optional features.
To run the car, there are several engine options drivers can consider. The base engine to power the vehicle is the 3.7L V6 generating total output of 300 horsepower, which is mostly inadequate for those looking for the performance of a muscle car. That is why drivers should consider stepping up to the 2.3L turbocharged four-cylinder which is capable of boasting the power slightly above the base model with 310 horsepower, in addition to torque of 320 pound-feet. For even more massive power, the 5.0L V8 boasting at 435 horsepower and torque of 400 pound-feet will allow the car to run from naught to 60 mph only in 4.5 seconds.
Even so, Ford has not made an official statement regarding the MSRP for its 2017 Ford Mustang lineup. Meaning the official price for 2017 Mustang Convertible is not available yet either. However, with starting MSRP of $41,800 for 2015 Ford Mustang Convertible, we can thus expect the price for 2017 edition will not deviate too far from that sum.
With the only difference on its body, the new 2017 Ford Mustang Convertible in general will offer the similar impression, especially the driving one, when it is compared to the base 2+2 Ford Mustang coupe. Even so, the enjoyment from its convertible model surely will give another driving sensation to make the car simply stand out in crowd.