Ford Mustang V8 here to stay, even in the electric era – executive
This Ford Mustang V8 could survive well into the electric-car era, according to a senior executive for the company.
The next Ford Mustang V8 may not be the last – and the concept could continue into the next decade well into the electric-car era.
That’s the view of the global brand manager for the Ford Mustang, Jim Owens.
In an interview with Australian media in the US last week, the senior executive said the Ford Mustang V8 will continue to be built “for as long as we can, we will.”
When asked if the imminent demise of Ford Mustang rivals such as the Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger – before they switch to electric or six-cylinder power – Mr Owens said:
“This isn’t our first time that Camaro and Challenger have not been with us. So there’s been times when those products have not been in the segment, and we’ve been here continuously (since 1964).”
The Ford executive acknowledged the Mustang might