Report: 2014 Ford Mustang to be influenced by Evos Concept

For the 2014 model year of the Ford Mustang, the sports car will get a major makeover, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. Citing people familiar with the plans, Ford said that the new Mustang will keep its shark-nosed grille and round headlights but the car will resemble the overall design them of the new Ford Fusion.

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The report suggest that the next Ford Mustang’s body will closely resemble that of the Evos Concept.

Why the change? Ford wants to appeal to Generation Y consumers and that’s because by 2020, Gen Y will represent as much as 40 percent of the car-buying market.

In 2011, sales of the Ford Mustang fell 4 percent to 70,438 units. However, during the first quarter of 2012, Ford sold 20,133 units of the Mustang, a 31 percent jump over the first three months of 2011 (but still below the Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Charger).

– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoNews