matic transmission. A six-speed manual with twin-disc clutch is also available
The updated pony car gets standard LED headlights and new front and rear fascias, accentuating its aggressive looks with a lower, vented hood.
The 2018 model gets digital novelties like automatic high beams, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, and pre-collision assist. While the base Mustang still features the traditional 4.2-inch analog instrument gauge, the available 12-inch digital cluster (shared with the Lincoln Continental) can be configured in Nor- mal, Sport or Track modes.
The high-tech cluster is part of a flurry of appearance upgrades that include smokier chrome finishes in the cockpit, new carbonfiber trims, 10 new wheel choices and three new skin colors.
The 2018 Mustangs will debut later this year.
Finishing the aborted jail project where it now sits on Gratiot would be a glaring exception to that record of reinvention. In making the numbers work in the short term (defined here as terms of office for the county exec and the commission members), decision makers risk making the wrong call for the long term.
The big picture matters, too. Anyone who’s been paying attention since, oh, 2010 knows Gilbert & Co. generally get their way when it comes to redeveloping pieces of the city. It helps, of course, that so much of what they do is privately financed — so far, anyway.
This is about making a smart decision that will stand the test of time, not negotiating the political exigencies of the moment and calling it a day. Detroit has come too far for that.
The electronic line lock feature was previously available only on the V-8 Mustang GT. Other 2018 model upgrades include smokier chrome finishes in the cockpit, new carbon-fiber trims, and 10 new wheel choices.