So, is a new, turbocharged four cylinder on the horizon for the 2015 Mustang? According to an article appearing earlier this week in Motor Authority, Ford could be adding a new, turbocharged 2.3 liter EcoBoost four cylinder to the Mustang, bringing back memories of the mid-1980s SVO Mustangs. This new engine is reported to be roughly the same engine that’s going to appear in the 2013 Ford Taurus with a 2.0 displacement, though the Mustang’s version will have a different cylinder head configuration and will be expanded to 2.3 liters. The Mustang’s EcoBoost four could also be used in some Lincoln cars in 2015 and beyond.
The same article also reported that the Mustang will be receiving a new 2.7 liter turbocharged V6 in 2015, replacing the current 3.7 liter engine. This new V6 will be shared with the Edge crossover, and perhaps the Fusion sedan and/or Ranger replacement (if it’s ever built). Don’t worry, the new 5.0 Coyote V-8 isn’t going anywhere, though it’s expected to receive direct injection technology which will help fuel economy. In fact, if all these engine upgrades come to fruition by 2015, fuel economy could be greatly improved across the Mustang product line.
So what do you think? Would you buy a four cylinder Mustang?
Source: Motor Authority