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6th Gen Ford Mustang Facts, Information & History

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2021 Ford Mustang MACH-E The sixth generation of the Ford Mustang was introduced in 2015. It represents a modernization of the Mustang, combining classic design elements with cutting-edge technology and performance enhancements.

Introduced for the 2015 model year, the sixth-gen Mustang retained the iconic long hood and short rear deck, while incorporating more aggressive styling cues. It offered a sleeker and more refined appearance compared to the previous generation.

Under the hood, the sixth-gen Mustang continued to offer a range of powerful engine options. The base model came with a 3.7-liter V6 engine, while the GT model featured a 5.0-liter V8 engine with increased horsepower and torque. In 2018, Ford introduced the high-performance Shelby GT350 and GT350R variants, equipped with a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V8 producing over 500 horsepower.

In addition to the traditional engine options, Ford also introduced an EcoBoost model with a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, providing a balance of performance and fuel efficiency.

The sixth-gen Mustang embraced advanced technology, with available features such as the SYNC infotainment system, smartphone integration, and advanced driver-assistance systems.

In 2018, the Mustang underwent a mid-cycle refresh, receiving updates to its front-end styling, interior, and performance. The refreshed model also included the introduction of the 10-speed automatic transmission, improving acceleration and efficiency.

Throughout its production, the sixth-gen Mustang has seen various special editions, including the Bullitt edition paying tribute to the iconic movie car once again.

The sixth generation of the Ford Mustang continues to be a popular choice among enthusiasts and remains an emblematic American muscle car, blending classic Mustang heritage with contemporary performance and technology.