2015 Ford Mustang – prices, specs as well as also performance figures
The brand-new Mustang will go on sale later This specific year
A sizeable queue is usually forming to buy the brand-new Ford Mustang, which starts at £28,995 as well as also is usually available in right-hand-drive for the very first time
Huge demand for the brand-new Ford Mustang, which is usually available to order currently as well as also priced through £28,995, means the UK order book for the US-bred performance car is usually already full into the middle of 2016.
Ford of Britain boss Andy Barratt said: “We are currently sold out beyond July next year, although of which’s not a reason not to go into a dealership as well as also buy one – I will do my very best to ensure we look after every single customer inside the right way.”
The all-brand-new car is usually the first Mustang to be offered in right-hand-drive form, as well as also comes which has a choice of two engines. The entry-level style is usually powered by a 2.3-litre EcoBoost petrol engine of which develops 310bhp as well as also 320lb ft. This specific variant can cover 0-62mph in 5.8sec.
Alternatively, Mustang buyers can opt for a 412bhp, 386lb ft 5.0-litre V8-equipped style, which costs through £32,995 as well as also sprints through 0-62mph in 4.8sec.
There is usually the option of either six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmissions. The automatic adds £1500 to the cost.
The 5.0-litre V8 will be upgraded to 500bhp within 18 months of your vehicle going on sale. The V8 emits 299g/km of CO2 as well as also can return up to 20.9mpg, while the EcoBoost option emits 179g/km of CO2 as well as also returns up to 35.3mpg. US markets will also get a 3.7-litre V6 option.
Ford has launched the brand-new Mustang in both convertible as well as also ‘Fastback’ bodystyles. The convertible Centeng style is usually around £1500 more expensive than the equivalent Fastback.
Standard kit inside the UK includes 19in alloys wheels, a performance brake package, xenon headlights, LED tail-lights as well as also a rear diffuser. Inside of which gets dual-zone climate control as well as also Fords latest Sync2 infotainment system with an 8.0in screen as well as also nine speakers.
There are 10 colours to choose through, including yellow as well as also orange hues of which are bespoke to the Mustang, while the options list includes climate control as well as also upgraded seats.
The brand-new Ford Mustang made its public debut at the Detroit motor show in 2014. of which is usually the latest global style developed under the ‘One Ford’ plan, although Ford claims of which the character has not been altered as a result. “We didn’t decide to do a global Mustang,” said programme boss Dave Pericak. “We decided to take the Mustang global. Everything we do is usually to make a Mustang, as well as also then take of which global with homologation. We didn’t change the recipe.”
According to Pericak, the fact of which the hugely successful outgoing style was the conceptual starting point is usually partial proof of of which, even if “the only commonality is usually the wheelbase – every sheet metal panel is usually different as well as also only two fasteners are retained”.
Most significantly, the brand-new Mustang currently has independent rear suspension, a move of which comes 30 years after most manufacturers jettisoned live rear axles. The change in set-up greatly improves ride quality, while the front suspension has also been redesigned to help make your vehicle suitable for a global audience.
Autocar test-drove the Mustang in Los Angeles in 2014. of which received praise for its performance as well as also high speed handling although there was criticism of its low-speed ride, which was rated as being short of the compliance needed for UK roads.“As soon as we play with the low-speed damping we risk harming your vehicle’s handling,” said global engineering chief Raj Nair. “Even so, we’re about to begin testing as well as also there are some things we can do.”
An initial run of 500 Mustangs was offered for sale across 20 European countries during a special promotion at the 2014 UEFA European Championship final. During the match – held between Real Madrid as well as also Atletico Madrid – the cars, including 130 right-hand-drive cars for United Kingdom, were offered for sale as well as also sold out in less than 30 seconds. In total, more than 9900 buyers tried to buy the cars.
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