We have spent a lot of time dissecting the 2018 Ford Mustang Ordering Guide this week and much of that time has been devoted to figuring out exactly what changes Ford made to the EcoBoost and Mustang GT models. We have known the V6 variant of Ford’s popular pony car was going away, but we weren’t sure what specialty packages might be up for grabs.
It wasn’t until we scrolled down to take a look at the full equipment group that we saw a slight glimmer of hope that Ford may have something special headed our way.
At first glance, many of you will probably argue that this is probably just the new Mustang appearance package (see sidebar) which features the pony-in-corral grille badge.
However, if you look a little closer you will see the yet be released Performance Package Level 2 (Order Code 673) which includes a staggered — 19×19.5-inch front and 19×10-inch rear — wheel package.
Since it is tied to the Performance Pack option (Order Code 67G), could this be a track-oriented offering designed to compete with Chevrolet’s 1LE Camaro package? Or maybe, like many of the Mustang forum members have been hoping, it’s a placeholder for the rumored Bullitt Mustang we caught a glimpse of when Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson first introduced the 2018 Mustang to the world back in February.
Either way, it’s got us wondering. While we have no plans on changing our original order placed when the 2018 order banks went live, that doesn’t mean we won’t be keeping an eye out for an updated order guide in the coming months to see what Ford has planned.
When this option finally goes live, what do you think it will be? Hit us up in the comments below.