Originally Posted by MrRoboto
Ford themselves compared it against the BMW 5 series.
How many other V8 RWD mainstream cars are there? Ford's whole point with the V8 vs EcoBoost standoff is that they are getting V8 performance for V6 fuel economy. Ford is forced to go against the luxo brands due to the lack of mainstream RWD full size sedans. There is only the 300/Charger( Genesis sedan is marketed towards luxury buyers).