Ford Motor Co.
is betting it is time to hit the brakes on the retro trend, and shift its focus to a younger generation. The Mustang, the Pony car that launched affordable and compact sports cars, today strongly hews to the look of the 1964 original.
But Ford is working on radical makeover of its signature youth-market car, people familiar with Ford's plans said. The next generation would retain the shark-nosed grille