The upcoming 2019 Ford Mustang GT seems like a terrific return to form from the venerable American automotive giant. It looks like the perfect flagship sports car model in its range. This comes as a no surprise, since the latest GT features modern, striking looks, which perfectly manage to integrate some retro aesthetics as well.
In addition to receiving some new aesthetic features, the Mustang GT will also get a new, more powerful engine, which will improve its performance and fuel consumption. All in all, the Mustang GT looks like a formidable American sports coupe, one that can easily challenge the Nissan 370Z and the Toyota GT 86.
2019 Ford Mustang GT – Perfect Mixture of New and Old
The exterior of the 2019 Ford Mustang GT represents a perfect mixture of both new and old. Thanks to its traditional features, one can never mistake the Mustang GT for any other car out there. When it comes to these vintage touches, of course, we must mention the tri-bar headlights, sloping rear glass, short trunk, and long hood.
However, Ford’s engineers have also decided to update the Mustang’s look by introducing some fresh touches as well. The most notable additions include a more windswept design, more aggressive-looking headlights and taillights, and a plethora of sleek and smooth lines. As opposed to a somewhat bulkier-looking predecessor, the 2019 edition will feature a more aerodynamic appearance, which will make the car look wider and lower.
Whether in a coupe or convertible configuration, the 2019 Ford Mustang GT will be capable of accommodating up to 4 passengers. While there will be plenty of space in the front, the rear seats will be somewhat tight.
Surprisingly, the Mustang will offer plenty of storage room, which will reach almost 12 cubic feet. In terms of design choices, the Mustang’s interior will reflect its exterior. That means we will see some vintage touches, such as the dual-cowl dashboard, as well as plenty of modern tech gadgets and devices.
To add a bit of luxury and class, the Ford has opted to incorporate a good amount of high-quality materials as well. These will include leather, chrome, aluminum and some quality plastic textures. In the tech department, we can expect an 8-inch touchscreen display, the SYNC 3 infotainment suite, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, an AM/FM/CD system, and a bevy of driver assistance and safety systems.
Engine Specs and Performance
Since the 2019 Ford Mustang GT represents the performance variant of the series, it’s no wonder it comes with an exceptionally powerful engine. Under the GT’s hood, we will see a 5.0-liter V8 engine, which produces 435 hp @ 6.500 rpm and 400 lb-ft of torque @ 4.250 rpm. With this little beast, the Mustang GT will go from 0 to 62 mph in less than 5 seconds.
When it comes to the fuel efficiency, this engine has an EPA rating of 19 mpg combined. For smooth power transmission, the Ford has opted for a 6-speed gearbox, which can be either manual or automatic and a rear-wheel drive.
Release Date and Price of the 2019 Ford Mustang GT
So far, there have been no rumors surrounding the release date for the upcoming 2019 Ford Mustang GT. However, we should expect it to arrive during the second half of 2018. Its starting price will most likely be around $33.000.