2015 Ford Mustang HPE700
Mustang is well known as one of the legendary pony cars. This year was its anniversary, 50 years after first vehicle was released, and it was awaited by entire car-lover world to see what did company plan to do. Base model was presented, and now we have some other versions coming. Newest announce is 2015 Ford Mustang HPE700, as a response to competition.
2015 Ford Mustang HPE700 vs Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
Not too long ago, Dodge released new vehicle, its SRT Hellcat for Challenger. However, Ford decided to launch their super car as 2015 HPE700, as variation of Mustang. This car is ready to crunch over 700 hp and 630 lb-ft of torque. It will help Ford Mustang HPE700 to win the war in power car segment. From this early information, vehicle will be top in the class according to performance number. However, we will still have to wait until official unveiling of 2015 Ford Mustang HPE700 and possible response from Dodge Challenger.
2015 Ford Mustang HPE700 engine
As we already said, 2015 Ford Mustang HPE700 will have massive output. It will come from standard drivetrain for GT model. It is 5.0-l V8. However, power is boosted with more ponies with new Roots-type supercharger. According to early predictions and information, Ford Mustang HPE700 will sprint 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds. In quarter mile it can reach 131 mph of speed. Differences between Challenger Hellcat and 2015 Mustang HPE700 are slight in performances. Some rumors are telling that 2.3-l EcoBoost engine could be part of the lineup. This powertrain can produce around 375 hp. However, this engine could be tuned to release more ponies.
2015 Ford Mustang HPE700 design and price
Styling additions and modifications for 2015 Mustang HPE700 have to be done. First of all, we will see 20-inch Michelin Pilot Super Sport 2 tires and 15.1-inch Brembo front rotors. Aggressiveness is boosted with details, such as carbon fiber front splitter and side sills. There will be also new spoiler and rear diffuser installed on the back side of the 2015 Ford Mustang HPE700. This car will cost significantly more than regular models of Mustang GT. Some experts predict around $60.000 price raise. Also, it was announced that only 500 units of 2015 Mustang HPE700 will be launched in following year.