The 2016 Ford Mustang Convertible is the 2 door convertible variant of the Ford Mustang pony-car. The manufacturer for this beauty is none other than the Ford Motor Company which has produced 6 whole generations of this greatly loved model.
2016 Ford Mustang Convertible changes
In celebration of Ford’s 50th anniversary, new remodelled 2016 Mustang model were announced. This goes without saying for the Convertible variant as well. The beautiful new Mustang convertible will feature its traditional long hood and a lifted rear end, equipped with LED tri-bar head and rear lamps. The body will feature all the curves and accents that a ‘Stang must have but is a bit straightened-out from the other variants.
For the Soft Top, Ford says that it will be a full-fabric unit and will be connected with a five bow frame and has been improved a lot as the whole process will be streamlined with a center latch making the top-drop in half the time as its predecessor did. An insulation pad has also been added between the headline and fabric for NVH and weather protection purposes. 2016 Ford Mustang Convertible dimensions are: wheelbase, length, width and height are 107.1, 188.3, 75.4 and 54.4 inches respectively.
Ford Mustang Convertible 2016 Interior, Redesign
The 2016 Ford Mustang Convertible interior will have the same aviation modeling in the cabin, just like its other counterparts. The cabin will feature 4 Recaro covered sports seats with heating and cooling systems. The dash is less flashy and the center console is thinner, making the cabin look neat and tidy. The trunk now has 11.4 cubic feet of space, which is 19 percent more than the previous convertible. The convertible will also be equipped with “MyFord” SYNC voice activation system and other tech gizmos and gadgets.
New Ford Mustang Convertible Engine, Specs, 0-60
Just like its other variants, the 2016 Ford Mustang will also be featured with three different engine choices for its three different trims; Base, Ecoboost and Convertible GT. First of those engines will be a 3.6 liter V-6 engine for the base model, which will be able to produce 300 horsepower and generate a torque of 280 pound-feet. Second will be a 2.3 liter turbocharged 4-C engine for the Ecoboost model, which is capable of producing 310 horsepower and 320 pound feet of torque.
The last-and-not-the-least will be a massive 5.0 liter V8 engine for the GT model, which will produce 435 and 400 of horsepower and torque respectively. All of these options will be mated to six speed manual transmission. An option to switch to six speed automatic transmission is also available. The new Ford Mustang Convertible engine will take approximately 6 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph and generate a top speed of 155 mph.
Safety features for the new convertible include front, head and side air bags, hill start assist, rear view camera, traction control and Ford’s MyKey (which allows the driver to limit the volume and speed of the car). Premium safety features will be blind spot alerts and traffic cross alerts.
Release Date and Price
The price will range around the 40 thousand dollar mark. The new convertible has already hit the dealerships in last part of 2015 as a 2016 year model.
“Beauty, Style and Tradition, all jam-packed into one spectacular convertible”, makes the new Ford Mustang 2016 the perfect car choice for all those who are wishing to purchase a Ford soft-top.