Auto News 7th Gen Mustang spied for the first time

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The V8 lives on. You'll have to click through for the vid, but timestamp highlights:


The camera isn't shy about getting up close, and at the 1:30 mark we peer inside to find something surprising – a prominent Bullitt badge on the steering wheel. Some might conclude this is actually a Bullitt prototype, but that's highly unlikely considering the early stage of development. In all likelihood it's simply a parts bin item used for this prototype, but it's an interesting find nevertheless.

The video also lets us hear, without question, a V8 engine under the hood. We clearly hear it on a few occasions, though the best sound bite comes at the 2:28 mark during a brief acceleration run. The engine sounds deep and raspy, which has us wondering exactly what's under the hood. The familiar 5.0-liter seems a certainty, but a 6.8-liter V8 could be in the works as well.
 

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Awd mustang is stupid but a hybrid to the rear wheels would be awesome.
 

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Ever since the P1 came out, I was hoping that American sports cars would go the hybrid route and be rippers. I mean shit, the RAV4 prime is that type of hybrid and is the second fastest Toyota behind the turbo bmw Supra. Keeping it rwd would be ideal, but I vote for any hybrid set up.
 
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