A smaller 2010 Mustang

Posted on Monday, 2 June 2008 , 17:06:14 byEmil

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A smaller 2010 Mustang

Ford announced that a brand new restyled and re-engineered Mustang model goes on sale early in 2009. And because everyone’s concern is to make autos more efficient, with lower emissions of CO2, the firm decided to make the vehicle look smaller.

"We have a car which I think is more suitable for the times than the Challenger and the Camaro," said Peter Horbury, Ford Motor’s design director in North America. "Especially the Challenger — it is a huge car when you see it on the road."

"By cleverness in design, we’ve been able to make it look like the wheels are further out, further forward and further rearward," Horbury said on an interview at the Ford event in New York last month.

"The center line is the longest part" of the next Mustang unit, he affirmed, "and the widest part of the car is the middle. From there on, you can tuck it in and bring the apparent size down”.