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2018 Ford Mustang: Taking part in with our Feelings

Looks like Ford Mustang design crew likes to play with our feelings on the subject of mid-design-version aesthetic updates.  For the 2018 Ford Mustang, they’re at it once more.

Whereas the vast majority of the 2018 Mustang silhouette continues to be just like the 2017 mannequin (as anticipated), the foremost design modifications are within the entrance.

2018 Ford Mustang vs 2017 – FRONT

To start with, the superior 2017 model of the headlight that made the Mustang stand out is, alas… gone:

2018 Ford Mustang
… a heartbreaking goodbye to the 4-angle headlight that reminded us of a French rolled-up mustache, with the perimeters pointing up

2018 Ford Mustang
… a disappointing good day to the 7-angle headlight, with rounded and downward edges, that will make Ron Swanson proud

2018 Ford Mustang

On the 2018 Ford Mustang, the fog gentle is raised increased in place in comparison with the 2017, which makes the entrance profile of the automobile appear squeezed and squished. 

Having extra space between the fog gentle and the headlight gave the 2017 Mustang a extra “assured” look, magnificence in simplicity, making the aggressive look of the headlight stand out and be highlighted as essentially the most engaging function of the automobile.

The 2018 mannequin has an unexplained hole on the nook of the headlight near the grill, and the higher “eyebrow” reaching all the way in which to the grill makes the headlight extra submerged within the physique of the automobile.  The mixture of the 2018 Ford Mustang headlight and the shut foglight makes the entrance profile look increasingly more prefer it’s different Ford siblings, such because the Ford Focus: you don’t need that for a Mustang!


Evaluating the 2018 Ford Mustang to look-alikes from different manufacturers, two automobiles bounce at me immediately:

  1. The 2017 Dodge Charger, and
  2. The 2017 Jaguar XE. 
    Insert the cliche joke “If the Dodge Charger headlight and the Jaguar XE headlight had a child, it will come out because the 2018 Ford Mustang headlight!”. 

2018 Ford Mustang


The 2018 Ford Mustang does have some modifications to the again of the automobile, however the modifications are very small to benefit an elaboration

2018 Ford Mustang

IN CONCLUSION: 2018 Ford Mustang

I’ve at all times been a Ford Mustang fan and can stay so.  If I hadn’t seen the 2017 design, the 2018 mannequin would have been an final favourite; So, it’s a matter of timing and perspective. 

Total, nice design, and I’m positive it’ll develop on me, as all earlier fashions and mid-model modifications have.

It’s a stable 8 out of 10 in my books!




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