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Blasphemy or Brilliant? Four-Cylinder Mustang Will Be Produced

March 11th, 2013
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Ford Evos concept could preview the 2015 Mustang

Ford is creating all kinds of controversy regarding the next Mustang. First of all, the design will abandon its retro looks and evolve into a sleeker sports car worthy of worldwide distribution. The car’s infamous rear suspension will finally be modernized, and to top it all off, a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine will be on the options list for the first time since the mid-1980s.

That’s a lot for Mustang fans to digest all at once.

Even more controversial than the existence of the four-banger is the determination of who will get access to it.

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Is a Pony Car with 4 Cylinders Still a Pony Car?

June 20th, 2012

Ford Evos concept

The low rumble of an idling V8 hints at the coming roar that will echo through the concrete-slathered urban jungle of downtown. Once the accelerator pedal hits the floor and sends a flood of liquid fire into the waiting cylinders, everyone within three city blocks knows a powerful pony car is near.

The unmistakable notes of aural pleasure that resonate through tunnels and off skyscrapers bring joy to all bystanders and pedestrians walking to work. They say, “That sound is why I go to work. Someday, I will be that cool guy screaming through the streets and flaunting my awesomeness.”

Soon, though, the classic roar of a V8 pony car may be replaced by the whine of a turbocharged 4-cylinder.

Which won’t sound nearly as good inside a tunnel.

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