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The Ford Mustang could ditch its V8 and eventually go fully electric

[2019.12.02, Mon 21:05] If you're not convinced the automotive world is about to undergo a dramatic transformation, take a look at the sports car segment - the most hallowed space in the industry - for evidence. Mazda is considering making the next MX-5 Miata either a hybrid or an electric car, Chevrolet is allegedly preparing two hybrid variants of the new, eighth-generation Corvette, and Ford won't rule out an electric Mustang. The idea of electrifying the Mustang is controversial, but it's not new. The Blue Oval traveled to the 2019 SEMA show with a Mustang-based, 900-horsepower electric car named Lithium in tow. Heiser didn't announce that an electric Mustang is on the way; he merely stated that we'll reach a point where selling a car that's not electric will be impossible, likely because it will be illegal in most countries. Speaking of, that's the route Ford is taking as it looks for ways to electrify the Mustang. In 2018, the company announced plans to release a Mustang powered by a gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain in 2020.
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