It’s a bit of a mouthful, but the 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance Package is going to be everyone’s new favorite pony car. Sure, Ford has also launched the Shelby GT 500, packing an insane 760 horsepower, but that’s incredibly specialized. This High Performance Package (HPP) brings the thrill to potentially more people.
If anyone has wondered why Ford never made an RS version of the Mustang, the way it did with the Fiesta and Focus (superb cars, by the way), then this is kind of it. The engine is actually from the Focus RS, shifted through 90 degrees to enable rear-wheel drive. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves, which is easy to do with this car. Let’s take it step by glorious step.