Mustang M81 - McLaren Mustang


The American V-8’s future looked wobbly emerging from the late 1970s. And Ford, hedging its bets, decided to test public sentiment in alternatives. Its Mustang M81 pushed toward a small-displacement ’80s turbocharged future that in some ways, foreshadowed this year’s news: Ford announced that its facelifted 2018 model would drop the V-6 engine, leaving just V-8 and turbocharged four-cylinder engines for Mustang buyers’ choice.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2017/01/20/fox-body-formula-one