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Ford Mustang successor will live through the end of this decade, report says – Roadshow





Ford’s venerable Mustang is not going anyplace, any time quickly.


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We have already heard musings that the subsequent Ford Mustang is coming in 2022, and now we’re listening to phrase that the Blue Oval apparently plans to maintain its forthcoming seventh-generation pony automobile galloping alongside till 2030.

Citing sources near the Blue Oval’s plans, business publication Automotive News reported Monday that Ford will preserve this subsequent pony automobile round for a prolonged eight-year product cycle. AN’s sources additionally reaffirmed a 2022 manufacturing begin date, which might give the subsequent Mustang life via the tip of this decade at the very least.

When requested about this report, Ford declined to remark to Roadshow about future product.

An eight-year lifecycle for the subsequent Mustang would not be completely shocking, for the reason that present automobile has been round since 2014, however in response to the report, Ford initially deliberate for a shorter, six-year life for the subsequent Mustang.

Beforehand, Ford maybe accidentally hinted at a 2022 production date for the revamped Mustang in its personal job itemizing. This previous February, the automaker known as for candidates on LinkedIn for a profitable candidate to contribute to the next-gen Mustang. The itemizing stated this particular person could be the “last sign-off” on the “2023 S650 program.” The present Mustang wears the S550 designation.

The 2023 date hints at a mannequin 12 months, which traces up with the rumored 2022 manufacturing begin. In truth, the job itemizing additionally talked about a 2022 debut. We may nonetheless see one thing late subsequent 12 months, however proper now, it appears to be like like we’re a stable two years away from any large Mustang information.

As for the automobile itself, particulars are mighty scarce. One persistent rumor, nonetheless, factors to the Mustang flipping to Ford’s CD6 platform, which additionally underpins the newest Explorer and the Lincoln Aviator.

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