The EB facelift hardly altered the apearance of the
EA, however the big news for V8 fans was the re-introduction
of the V8 (available for the first time since 1983).
The Mustang sourced 5.0 litre "Windsor" V8
developed a respectable 165kw. The front suspension
was further improved over the EA, as Ford upgraded
the springs, introduced gas shock absorbers, negative
camber and increased castor front end geometry - the
end result being far better handling.
As is the trend with any facelift, the EB received significant
specification upgrades and, while being much better value
than its predecessor, had now overcome most of the reliability
For car enthusiasts, the EB saw the introduction of
"XR6"and "XR8" models, as well as
the re-introduction of the "GT".