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a Ford vs a Lexus you might say, yes a Ford vs a Lexus is what I will say. Lexus is bringing a coupe to a showroom near you for the first time in 13 years. Guess what, the 2015 EcoBoost Mustang has it squarely in its sights.

the RC350 will be showing up with Toyotas 3.5L V6 engine that channels 306 ponies through an 8 speed auto coupled to the rear wheels.

The EcoBoost Mustang will be showing up with 305 bhp from a 2.3L 4 cylinder routed through your choise of 5 speed auto or 6 speed manual.

Where the mustanf gains an edge however is its performance lineage. The EcoBoost Mustang is in fact going to be receiving a Performance Pack just like its big brother Mustang GT.

Ford has demonstrated with S197 that if you have the will and the cash you can deck out the Mustang almost as well as any BMW. Look for that to improve on the S550 as well...

The only place the EcoBoost Mustang will surely lose out is in terms of dealership experience. Comparing the shopping experience of Lexus and Ford is useless. Of course you cannot discount snobbery here, but for objective Lexus Shoppers the EcoBoost Mustang should provide similar if not better performance in a more affordable package...









 

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well you could compare either the v6 or the EcoBoost both put out 300-305 ponies. The Coyote 5.0 is better suited to be compared to the RC-F and its 5.0 V8.

The reason i used the EcoBoost is because it is a sportier package, which is what i think really counts..
 

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well you could compare either the v6 or the EcoBoost both put out 300-305 ponies. The Coyote 5.0 is better suited to be compared to the RC-F and its 5.0 V8.

The reason i used the EcoBoost is because it is a sportier package, which is what i think really counts..
You know, for a "ECO" boost engine it sure does pump out a lot of horsepower for the discplacement when you think about it. for a 2.4L it produces just as much as a V6 would.
 
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