Evan J. Smith
Mustang360 Network Content Director
January 27, 2014
Photos By: Courtesy of Ford Motor Company

The Details

Body

Construction Unitized welded steel body, aluminum hood and front fenders
Bodystyles Fastback and Convertible
Final assembly location Flat Rock, Michigan

Engine

3.7-liter Ti-VCT V-6

2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4

5.0-liter Ti-VCT V-8

Configuration Aluminum block and heads Aluminum block and head Aluminum block and heads
Intake manifold Composite shell-welded with runner pack Composite shell-welded with runner pack Composite shell-welded with runner pack and charge motion control valves
Exhaust manifold Cast iron Three-port integrated into aluminum head Stainless steel tubular headers
Valvetrain DOHC, four valves per cylinder, twin independent variable camshaft timing DOHC, four valves per cylinder, twin independent variable camshaft timing DOHC, four valves per cylinder, twin independent variable camshaft timing
Valve diameter/lift Intake 37 mm/10 mm, exhaust 31 mm/9.7 mm Intake 31 mm/8.31 mm, exhaust 30 mm/7.42 mm Intake 37.3 mm/13 mm, exhaust 31.8 mm/13 mm
Pistons Cast aluminum Cast aluminum Cast aluminum
Connecting rods Forged steel Forged steel Forged steel
Ignition Distributor-less with coil-on-plug Distributor-less with coil-on-plug Distributor-less with coil-on-plug
Bore x stroke 3.76 x 3.41 inch/95.5 x 86.7 mm 3.45 x 3.7 inch/87.55 x 94 mm 3.63 x 3.65 inch/92.2 x 92.7 mm
Displacement 227 ci/3,727 cc 140 ci/2,300 cc 302 ci/4,951 cc
Compression ratio 10.5:1 9.5:1 11.0:1
Engine control system PCM PCM PCM
Horsepower 300 @ 6,500 rpm (projected) >305 @ 5,500 rpm (projected) >420 @ 6,500 rpm (projected)
Torque 270 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm (projected) >300 lb-ft @ 2,500-4,500 rpm (projected) >396 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm (projected)
Recommended fuel Regular unleaded (87 octane) Regular unleaded (87 octane) Premium unleaded (91 octane, 87 minimum)
Fuel capacity 16 gallons 15.5 gallons 16 gallons
Fuel delivery Sequential multiport electronic Direct injection Sequential multiport electronic
Oil capacity Six quarts 5W-20 with filter (10,000-mile service interval) Six quarts 5W-30 with filter (10,000-mile service interval) Eight quarts 5W-20 with filter (10,000-mile service interval)

Drivetrain

Layout Rear-wheel drive with limited-slip differential

Transmission

3.7-liter Ti-VCT V-6

2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4

5.0-liter Ti-VCT V-8

Standard Six-speed manual with Hill Start Assist
Gear ratios
First 4.236 4.236 3.657
Second 2.538 2.538 2.430
Third 1.665 1.665 1.686
Fourth 1.2387 1.238 1.315
Fifth 1.00 1.00 1.00
Sixth 0.704 0.704 0.651
Final drive 3.15:1, 3.55:1 (optional) 3.31:1, 3.55:1 (Performance Package) 3.31:1, 3.55:1 (optional), 3.73:1 Torsen (Performance Package)
Optional Six-speed automatic with paddle shifters

Gear ratios

Final drive 3.15:1, 3.55:1 (optional) 3.15:1, 3.31:1 (optional), 3.55:1 (Performance Package) 3.15:1, 3.55:1 (optional)

Suspension

Front Double-ball-joint independent MacPherson strut and tubular stabilizer bar
Rear Integral-link independent with coil springs, solid stabilizer bar, and twin- or mono-tube dampers (application-specific)

Steering

Type Electric power-assisted steering with rack-and-pinion gear
Ratio 16:1
Turning circle, curb-to-curb 36.5 feet/11.1 meters (17-inch wheels), 37.8 feet/11.5 meters (18-inch and 19-inch wheels), 40.0 feet/12.2 meters (Performance Package and 20-inch wheels)

Brakes

3.7-liter Ti-VCT V-6

2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4

5.0-liter Ti-VCT V-8

Type Four-wheel power disc brakes with four-sensor, four-channel anti-lock braking system and AdvanceTrac electronic stability control Four-wheel power disc brakes with four-sensor, four-channel anti-lock braking system and AdvanceTrac electronic stability control Four-wheel power disc brakes with four-sensor, four-channel anti-lock braking system and AdvanceTrac electronic stability control
Front 320 (12.6 inch) x 30-mm vented discs, twin-piston 43mm floating aluminum calipers 320 (12.6 inch) x 30-mm vented discs, twin-piston 43mm floating aluminum calipers; Performance Package:352 (13.9 inch) x 32mm vented discs, four-piston 46mm fixed aluminum calipers 352 (13.9 inch) x 32mm vented discs, four-piston 46mm fixed aluminum calipers; Performance Package: 380 (15.0 inch) x 34mm vented discs, Brembo six-piston 36mm fixed aluminum calipers
Rear 320 (12.6 inch) x 12mm solid discs, single-piston 45mm floating aluminum calipers, integral parking brake 320 (12.6 inch) x 12mm solid discs, single-piston 45mm floating aluminum calipers, integral parking brake; Performance Package: 330 (13.0 inch) x 25mm vented discs, single-piston 45mm floating iron calipers, integral parking brake 330 (13.0 inch) x 25mm vented discs, single-piston 45mm floating iron calipers, integral parking brake; Performance Package: 330 (13.0 inch) x 25mm vented discs, single-piston 45mm floating iron calipers, integral parking brake

Wheels and Tires (aluminum wheels)

Standard 17 x 7.5-inch 235/55R H A/S 17 x 7.5-inch 235/55R H A/S 18 x 8.0-inch 235/50R W A/S
Optional 18 x 8.0-inch 235/50R W A/S 18 x 8.0-inch 235/50R W A/S, 19 x 8.5-inch 255/40R W A/S, 20 x 9.0-inch 265/35R W summer; Performance Package: 19 x 9.0-inch 255/40R Y summer 19 x 8.5-inch 255/40R W A/S, 20 x 9.0-inch 265/35R W summer; Performance Package: front, 19 x 9.0-inch 255/40R, rear, 19 x 9.5-inch 275/40R Y summer