“The sheer value for money represented by the ‘proper’ V8-powered Ford Mustang GT is hard to ignore.”
After all, civilised and refined for a global audience or not, a muscle car needs a V8, surely? Truth is though Mustangs have always been sold with smaller engines, and in huge numbers back in their Stateside home market.
And with a version of the 2.3-litre Ecoboost engine shared with the Focus RS the ‘base’ four-cylinder Mustang you can now buy here certainly does the numbers. Whether you’re looking at performance or running costs it possibly makes a Mustang a car you can buy with your heart AND your head.
To help make that case stronger still British-based tuner Revo has been branching out from its core business of upgrade packages for VW group cars with a new range of products for both the Focus RS and the Mustang.
Here we have the latter running Revo’s Stage 1 ECU Software that, as you’ll see, puts an interesting twist on the comparison between four-cylinder Mustang and its V8 big brother.
Enough to make you want one? Full review to follow; for now here’s Dan’s videoblog with his first impressions…
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