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How would you feel about a diesel motivated Mustang?

*freak outs*

Well that is just exactly what Ford might do. According to powertrain chief Bob Bascetti Ford is considering Hybrid and Diesel power for the 2015 Mustang.

Due to the global nature of the 2015 Mustang S550 the tried and true V8/V6 split is not going to satisfy demand. They took it a step further with the EcoBoost 2.3L Mustang but even that demands another layer in fuel strapped Europe.

If vehicles like the BMW 4 series can offer a diesel in Europe I think it is arrogant and purist to assume the Mustang cannot as well. The Hybrid could be interesting if they gear it towards performance and not simply an efficiency play.

http://www.automotorblog.com/ford-offer-diesel-hybrid-version-mustang/
 

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It might be worth a try but I wouldn't take the risk If I were Ford. I just don't think the majority would be interested in the diesel technology. It's a past trend and technology lets be honest. Diesel remains strong only out in the east where hybrid technology is started to rise in north america.
 
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