Ford upgrades EcoBoost, V8 Mustang performance
Ford Performance is now offering performance enhancing, warranty-friendly calibrations for 2015 and newer EcoBoost-equipped Mustang and V8-powered Mustang GT.
Performance enhancing calibrations for 2015 and newer Mustang EcoBoost and Mustang GT now available from Ford Performance Parts provide substantial power gains with the vehicle limited warranty.
The Ford Performance Mustang EcoBoost performance calibration kit for the 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine boosts peak torque 70 lb/ft for a total of 390 lb/ft of torque, along with a peak 25 hp gain for a total of 335 hp.
Three different performance packages are available for Mustang GT, providing gains of up to 37 hp for a peak 472 hp in the 5.0-litre V8, while also increasing engine redline and offering no-lift-shift capability.
Peak horsepower and torque increases with the EcoBoost calibration kit are substantial, but even more impressive are the gains throughout the power band, including a whopping 100 hp increase at 6,000 rpm.
The kit boasts an average gain of 40 hp and 60 lb/ft of torque from 2,500 rpm to 5,000 rpm, with even larger average gains of 75 hp and 64 lb/ft from 5,500 rpm to redline.
Mustang GT receives a trio of power packages for its V8; marking the first time Ford has offered more than one performance calibration for a single powertrain application.
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These power packages bring a unique no-lift-shift feature to manual transmission-equipped vehicles, enabling drivers to maximize acceleration by allowing shifts without lifting off the throttle.