Last year, General Motors and Ford announced they would join forces to co-develop nine- and 10-speed automatic transmissions. The units will be going into both front- and rear-wheel-drive vehicles including cars, crossovers, SUVs and trucks.

Ever since Ford announced it would be wedging an EcoBoost engine into the new Mustang, we’ve wondered what type of fuel economy the new pony car would get. Now we know, mostly.

There have been numerous spy photos and videos of the upcoming Mustang GT350 swirling around the interwebs, so we have a rough idea of the monster’s eventual production looks.

Recently Ford tuner Steeda stated that the 2015 Ford Mustang had gained nearly 300lbs. Later, though, they retracted their statement saying it was just a guess based on “previous experience” with IRS suspension Mustangs. Well, now a Florida dealer has shared some new information on the 2015 Mustang and it’s some great news—in a way.

Ford is a company which comprises engineers, designers, enthusiasts and strategists. Apparently, it also comprises realists. The automaker’s employees know buyers of the 2015 Mustang GT are going to take it to the drag strip, which is why it developed the new Line Lock feature. This trick software/hardware combo locks the front brakes and allows [...]