2018 Ford® Mustang Sports Car | Performance features | Ford.ca

2018 Ford Mustang performance with new shock absorbers and new cross-axis join in rear suspension

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Performance is at the heart of every Ford Mustang ever built. The unique thrill of opening up on that straight line. The quick and responsive downshift. Tight cornering through a curve on a winding road. You’ll get it all and more with the 2018. New shock absorbers can be found on all models – offering up better ride control. A new cross-axis joint in the rear suspension means increased lateral stiffness. And innovative stabilizer bars bring sharper response and handling.
2018 Ford Mustang 5.0L GT with new dual-fuel, high-pressure direct injection

5.0L GT

The 5.0L Mustang V8: a legendary engine revamped to get you maximum power. How did we make that happen? By adding a new dual-fuel, high-pressure direct injection and low pressure port fuel injection. Which not only translates into 460 horsepower11  and 420 lb. ft. of torque11  but also a 0 to 60 time in under 4 seconds. Sounds like a win-win to us.
2018 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost with more torque thanks to transient overboost function

2.3L EcoBoost®

The new Ford 2.3L EcoBoost® engine continues to show up and perform. This iteration of the proven engine boasts even more torque at 350 lbs.-ft.11 The extra bump in the EcoBoost is all thanks to the transient overboost function, which lifts outputs on every gear change. So you can focus on the rush you get as you step on the gas.
2018 Ford Mustang with available 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission

Available 10-Speed Automatic Transmission

The new available 10-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission is the best automatic in any Ford Mustang ever. The 10-speed architecture, featuring Ford-patented technology, is designed for optimum ratio progression and efficiency. It also provides more accurate, quicker upshift and downshift capability. And if you’re someone who likes ultimate control, steering-wheel mounted shift paddles are included, as well.
2018 Ford Mustang with Dual Exhausts and Active Valve Performance Exhaust

Dual Exhaust & Active Valve Performance Exhaust

Put those beautiful Dual Exhausts with Quad Tips to work with the brand-new Active Valve Performance Exhaust. This is a fully variable exhaust system, which means you have complete control over when to let that rumble roar.
2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost and GT Performance Packages

Performance Packages

The EcoBoost Performance and GT Performance packages let you elevate your Mustang's performance with the unique chassis tuning, summer-only tires, TORSEN® limited-slip differential and upgraded braking performance.
TORSEN is a registered trademark of JTEKT Corporation.
*Ford does not recommend using summer tires when temperatures drop to approximately 7°C or below (depending on tire wear and environmental conditions) or in snow/ice conditions. If the vehicle must be driven in these conditions, Ford recommends using all-season or snow tires.
2018 Ford Mustang Selectable Drive Modes for customized driving dynamics

Selectable Drive Modes

This is the ultimate in control when it comes to customizing your Ford Mustang driving experience. Five drive modes – Normal, Snow/Wet, Sport, Track or Drag Mode (which is new this year) – let you dial in the dynamics you want. Handling and response times are adjusted based on your selection. All you have to do is flip the toggle switch on the centre stack to get what you want.
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2018 Ford Mustang Launch Control & Electronic Line-Lock with Track Apps on in-dash LCD screen

Launch Control & Electronic Line-Lock

Launch control* integrates the brakes and both traction and powertrain control to help ensure smooth, consistent starts across a broad range of driving conditions. Real-time performance info is displayed through Track Apps™ on the in-dash LCD screen. While Electronic Line-Lock*, now standard on all models, lets you take your track skills even further. No need to balance one foot on the brake and the other on the gas, or install a mechanical line-lock. This integrated system does the work for you by locking the front brakes and releasing the rear brakes. Those back tires will be spinning and warmed up in no time.
*For track use only.
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2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 with MagneRide Damping System and Brembo brakes

Shelby® GT350®

The 5.2L V8 engine with a flat-plane crank produces 526 horsepower11 and delivers 429 lb.-ft. of torque11.

Chassis and Suspension:
The MagneRide Damping System monitors and adjusts itself thousands of times per second. Designed, engineered and built so the springs, sway bars and dampers work together as one finely tuned system.

We teamed front and rear Brembo® calipers with cross-drilled, two-piece brake rotors – huge 394mm (15.5”) rotors up front and 380mm (14.9”) rotors in the back.

GT350® was expertly engineered to balance downforce while minimizing aerodynamic drag.

New 2018 Colours:
Leadfoot Grey
Orange Fury Metallic Tri-Coat
Kona Blue

Brembo is a registered trademark of Brembo S.p.A.