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The 2018 Ford Mustang May Have LED Rings: Spy Shots

As time wears on, more and more sightings of suspected 2018 Ford Mustang test mules are reported, with the latest set of shots to cross our desk coming originating at Carscoops. The gallery of 18 high-resolution images contains both a coupe and a convertible, each clad head-to-toe in the usual camouflage.

That hasn’t stopped us from picking out some details.

Based on a couple of the photos, the 2018 Ford Mustang will offer new, LED ring lights; the evidence is just visible through a narrow window in the camouflage, on both the fastback and the convertible. Sadly, we still don’t know what other changes are coming to the front end, nor the taillights, both of which are still under heavy wraps. And unlike one of the test mules spotted recently, both of these Ford Mustang prototypes have the typical dual exhaust tips – not quad tips.

The 2018 Ford Mustang is expected to get the new Ford-GM 10-speed automatic, which debuts in the 2017 Ford F-150 (3.5L EcoBoost and Raptor models) and 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1; it might be reserved only for certain, specific models in the Mustang lineup. Some have suggested that the base V6 engine could also disappear for the 2018 model year, leaving just the 5.0-liter Coyote V8 and 2.3-liter EcoBoost.

Be sure to check out CarScoops for the latest 2018 Ford Mustang spy photos.

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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  1. Mike

    Def not very visible, the LED rings. The current and previous 2013-14 mustangs had/have very dull, dim DRL LED’s, and I doubt ANYONE at Ford is paying attention. Ford pushes these dumb surveys at dealers, acting like they get read. , lol. Not. And if they do put rings on this car, it’ll just look that much more like the 2012-2015 Camaro.


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