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1988 Ford Mustang Spec Explorer
The 1988 Mustang offered the same two engines first offered in 1987 a 2.3L 4 cylinder or a 5.0L V8. All three body styles of a 2 door coupe, 3 door hatchback, and convertible came in the base level FX options group; while the hatchback and convertible also came in a sportier GT. 1988 was the first year there were no basic body line or front grille changes between the LX and GT. The GT came with the larger engine, dual exhaust, better handling options, and the Aero Package which included a rear spoiler, styled 15x7 inch aluminum wheels, upgraded tires, round Hella fog lamps, center console, high back bucket seats, and tinted windows. Yellow also came back as a standard color which was last offered in 1983.

Example of a Mustang from 1988
Sales Brochure cover
1988 Mustang Sales Brochure pages (click on to view)

This is the sales brochure for the 1988 Mustang. Two models are included in this brochure: the base level Mustang LX with 2.3L 4-cylinder engine and the Mustang GT with 5.0L high-output V8 engine. The Mustang LX could also be ordered with the 5.0L V8. Exterior color options include: Black, Dark Gray metallic, Light Gray, Scarlet Red, Cabernet Red, Medium Shadow Blue metallic, Tropical Yellow, Deep Shadow Blue metallic, Bright Regatta Blue metallic, Sand Beige, Dark Brown metallic, and Oxford White.

Available 1988 Mustang exterior paint colors

1988 Engines
code   engine  
A 88hp 140ci (2.3L) standard 4-cylinder
E 225hp 302ci (5.0L) High-Output (HO) V8
Styles, Models & Special Editions
Coupe, Hatchback & Convertible
Mustang LX
Mustang GT
Saleen Mustang
ACS McLaren
US Mustang

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