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Earlier this week, Ford shocked automotive enthusiasts and journalists alike with the debut of the 2018 Mustang. Nearly a week after the Detroit-based North American International Auto Show, the company’s oddly timed release has drawn some looks—and so has the Mustang’s new face.

Released in 2015, the sixth-generation of the car was due for a periodic refresh. As the evolution of the iconic pony car continues, here is a synopsis of the major updates:

The suspension has been overhauled on all models with new dampers and stronger stabilizer bars to sharpen response and handling. In addition, MagneRide™ dampers are available on models as part of a Mustang Performance Pack, which optimizes ride characteristics under any condition.

Power is now directed through an all-new 10-speed automatic. Ford claims it shifts faster and is more efficient than the outgoing 6-speed unit. The 5.0-liter V8 engine, found in the previous generation of the Mustang GT, has been thoroughly reworked. It now features Ford’s dual-fuel, a combination of direct and port injection. The result is more power and improved fuel economy. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost gets a small boost in torque thanks to an overboost feature. The 3.7-liter V6 used in previous models has been discontinued.

The styling of the iconic pony car has been fettled with as well. With new sunken LED headlights, a reworked hood and modified grill, the sports coupe now has an even more athletic stance than ever before. These changes to the styling not only provide a lower, leaner look, but aid in aerodynamic drag as well. The rear follows suit of the front. It features the same technical look with LED tail lamps and dual or quad exhaust, depending on the power plant.

Interior freshening includes Ford’s latest performance and infotainment technology treatment, including a 12-inch LCD display and customizable instrument cluster. Driver-assist packages, along with Ford SYNC Connect with FordPass, allow for access to the car through the driver’s smartphone. Ford’s most advanced Mustang to-date goes on sale later this fall.