Ford Performance Power Packages Now Available for EcoBoost- and V8-Equipped Mustangs

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* Ford Performance is now offering performance-enhancing, warranty-friendly,
50-state-compliant calibrations for 2015 and newer EcoBoost®-equipped Mustang
and V8-powered Mustang GT

* Ford Performance calibration kit for the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine boosts
peak torque 70 lb.-ft., along with an additional 25 horsepower

* Three different performance packages are now available for Mustang GT,
providing up to 472 horsepower along with a redline bump and no-lift-shift
capability

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 11, 2016 – Performance-enhancing calibrations for 2015
and newer Mustang EcoBoost® and Mustang GT now available from Ford
Performance Parts provide substantial power gains, are 50-state-compliant
and are compatible with the vehicle limited warranty.

The Ford Performance Mustang EcoBoost performance calibration kit for the
2.3-liter EcoBoost engine boosts peak torque 70 lb.-ft. for a total of 390 lb.-ft.
of torque, along with a peak 25 horsepower gain for a total of 335 horsepower.

Three different performance packages are available for Mustang GT, providing
gains of up to 37 horsepower for a peak 472 horsepower in the 5.0-liter V8,
while also increasing engine redline and offering no-lift-shift capability.

“Ford Performance Parts is a key part of our product strategy,” said Doug White,
Ford Performance Parts manager. “Mustang is all about performance, and we know
our customers look to us for performance options that are both 50-state-compliant
and warranty-friendly.”

Peak horsepower and torque increases with the EcoBoost calibration kit are substantial,
but even more impressive are the gains throughout the powerband, including a whopping
100 horsepower increase at 6,000 rpm. The kit boasts an average gain of 40 horsepower
and 60 lb.-ft. of torque from 2,500 rpm to 5,000 rpm, with even larger average gains of
75 horsepower and 64 lb.-ft. from 5,500 rpm to redline.

Mustang GT receives a trio of power packages for its V8, marking the first time Ford
has offered more than one performance calibration for a single powertrain application.
These power packages bring a unique no-lift-shift feature to manual transmission-equipped
vehicles, enabling drivers to maximize acceleration by allowing shifts without lifting off the
throttle.

The first power pack features a unique performance calibration and high-flow air filter
– delivering peak gains of 13 horsepower and 16 lb.-ft. of torque for Mustang GT.
The second includes a cold air intake, 87-millimeter throttle body, and intake adapter
from Shelby® GT350 Mustang featuring an industry-exclusive CARB-certified open air
filter that provides peak gains of 21 horsepower and 24 lb.-ft. over the stock 5.0-liter
V8 engine.

For Mustang GT customers wanting to turn their car up to 11, the third power pack offering
changes the character of the potent 5.0-liter V8 by moving the redline up to 7,500 rpm.
This kit brings a substantial 37 horsepower boost and an extended powerband, along
with a peak gain of 5 lb.-ft. of torque to provide serious value for Mustang customers.

EcoBoost performance calibration kit and Mustang GT power packages are available
for both manual and automatic transmission-equipped Mustangs. For automatic
applications, each features optimized performance shift schedules.

The kits are available now through Ford Performance Parts, along with many other
performance-enhancing parts for Ford cars and trucks. Owners should check with
their dealer for limited warranty details.


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