Ford global powertrain boss Bob Fascetti revealed the company is considering more frugal versions of the new Mustang to meet increasingly stricter fuel consumption and emissions standards.

Ford global powertrain boss Bob Fascetti revealed the company is considering more frugal versions of the new Mustang to meet increasingly stricter fuel consumption and emissions standards.

The 2015 Mustang will be available upon launch with a choice of three gasoline engines (3.7-liter V6, 2.3-liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost and a 5.0-liter V8) but during its lifespan it could receive less thirstier motors  as a move to meet more stringent fuel consumption and emission standards.

In an interview give to GoAuto during the 2015 Mustang's unveiling, global powertrain boss Bob Fascetti said Ford is analyzing the prospects of introducing other versions of the car powered by a diesel engine, as well as a hybrid and electric setup.

Another method to slash fuel consumption and CO2 emissions will be the use of a nine- or ten-speed automatic transmission which will replace the current six-speed unit but at this moment it's not known when the new auto 'box will be implemented. Ford hasn't released mpg figures for the three existing engines but chances are it will be the most economical Mustang ever.

The full interview can be accessed at the source link below.

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