Ford Motor Co. will unveil the latest iteration of its limited-production Special Vehicle Team (SVT) Mustang Cobra at the Detroit auto show, heralding the first time a Mustang will feature the sophisticated architecture of an independent rear suspension (IRS). The suspension change marks a significant departure for the U.S. ponycar segment as well, which since its inception has been filled with solid axle rear-drivers. In contrast, most European performance-oriented, rear-drive vehicles ...

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