The best selling sports car in America is back again, yes! We are talking about the 2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible. Just a week after the release of Ford Mustang hardtop, Ford announced the convertible model too. The specs of both the cars look quite similar. The new Mustang is a rewarding as well as a refined pony car. A significant update to its older model not only includes a retuned suspension but also new engine option for the upcoming model. It features minor front and rear changes and interior styling update.
2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Exterior
The exterior of the new 2018 Mustang GT Convertible looks more elite with low stance hood and newly styled LED headlamps with automatic on/off feature. The LED headlamps cater the signature LED lighting. It also has LED fog lamps along with sequential taillamps. The outer mirrors are now available in same body color and with turn signal indicators. Moreover, it has Daytime LED lights along with Dusk sensing headlights. It is available in 11 exterior colors including 3 new color options. The new Mustang GT convertible has a Blade decklid spoiler along with dual exhaust with quad tips.
2018 Mustang Convertible Colors:
– Oxford White
– Shadow Black
– Ingot Silver
– Orange Fury
– Lightning Blue
– Kona Blue
– Ruby Red
– Royal Crimson
– Race Red
– Triple Yellow
The customers can also choose the wheel designs from twelve different choices. The sports car is running on 17 inches wheels housed by P235/55R17 tires whereas 18 inches wheels with P235/50 R18 tires. The dimension of the car is as follows: Height = 54.9, Width = 75.4 inches, Length = 188.5 inches and Wheelbase = 107.1 inches.
Ford Mustang GT Convertible 2018 Interior
Ford has given its new pony car an impressive interior while utilizing quality material and keeping the comfort of passengers in mind. It has leather covered tilt and telescoping steering wheel with Audio and Cruise controls on it. The inside rearview mirror is also electro-chromatic. The front passenger and driver leather bucket seats are 6 way adjustable with lumbar support and have heating and cooling facility. The new GT convertible comes with a 12 inches digital cluster and 2 USB ports. It also comes with standard SYNC 3 entertainment system along with 9-speaker sound system and AM/FM stereo with single CD player whereas, the Shaker Pro Audio System with 12 speakers is available as an option along with Subwoofer in-trunk and HD Radio. Remote start system can also be avail with higher packages.
The Enhanced security package comes as a standard and other available packages include:
• Black Accent Package
• GT Performance Package
• Premier Trim with Color Accent Group
• Ford Safe & Smart Package
The 2018 Mustang GT Convertible comes with dual front airbags along with knee bags and side impact airbags. It has anti-lock car brakes control for its stability and seat belt pre-tensioners. More features include:
• Pre-collision assist
• Pedestrian detection
• Distance alert
• Lane departure technology
• Lane maintenance assist
• Driver Alert System
• Rear view camera
• Front safety belt reminder
• Tire pressure monitoring system
• SecuriLock – Passive Anti-Theft System
The new 2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible is available with two different engine options under its hood. The V6 engine is removed from the lineup and there is an Eco boost four-cylinder 2.3-liter engine along with a 5.0-liter V8 engine. The 2.3 liter Ecoboost is able to generate an output of 310 horsepower @ 5,500 rpm and torque of 350 pounds-feet @ 3000 rpm. Its fuel economy is rated at 21 mpg city, 31 mpg highway and 25 mpg combined. The V8 engine produces the power of 460 horsepower @ 7,000 rpm and 420 pounds-feet of torque @ 4600 rpm with the fuel economy of 15 mpg city, 25 mpg highway and 18 mpg combined. Both the engines are paired up with the six-speed manual transmission, whereas 10-speed SelectShift Automatic Transmission is available as an option. It is available with the rear-wheel drive system. For optimized handling it comes with new chassis and MagneRide damper suspension is also available as an option.
Price and Release date
The new Mustang GT Convertible 2018 has already reached its dealership in fall 2017 and its available to its buyer with the starting price of 41,200 dollars. The cost increases with different packages.
2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible photos