First and foremost, the Ford Mustang goes nowhere. The legendary muscle car will continue to be part of the Ford range for the foreseeable future. In fact, the Blue Oval has big plans for the Mustang. According to Automobile Magazine, the next-generation model is being upgraded to the rear-wheel drive CD6 platform that underpins the new SUVs Explorer and Lincoln Aviator. A three-row SUV-based Mustang?
Indeed, and the reason why it costs money. Ford has taken the bill, and next year, these SUVs are likely to sell 300,000 units. For comparison: Last year, Ford sold over 260,000 researchers and nearly 76,000 Mustangs. By the year 2021, the next-generation edge will also move to the CD6 platform, earning even more revenue. Today's Mustang is the only Ford vehicle to drive on its rear-wheel drive unibody platform. Converting to the CD6 architecture saves a lot of money, but also brings a price: size.