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A Lifetime of Muscle on Four Wheels - Ford Mustang India

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The Ford Mustang, the most iconic muscle car of all times, made its public debut at the Auto Expo 2016 in India. Following which, the entry of the vehicle into the country has been creating a whole lot of buzz. Ford revealed that this classic will make its way to India and gear for the launch on July 13th. Although launched originally in 1965, up until now, the Mustang was not a part of the Indian market.

A New Class of Cars - Ford Mustang

With the Mustang, the world got a new line of cars – Pony Cars. A pony car essentially encompasses affordable, compact, and highly stylish cars which also offer sporty performance. This term, unique to the Mustang, was coined for the Ford Mustang and eventually, several other American vehicles launched in succession took on this name.

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Swivel through and through the Bonnet

The CBU Mustang which is all set to launch in India will be available with a 5.0L V8 engine. This is powered by 435BHP and a torque of 542Nm and this engine is mated to a 6-speed Select Shift automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Another feature of the V8 engine is larger intake and exhaust valves which are done to guarantee all-out supreme power generation. The Mustang is offered in two formats – the Coupe and the Cabriolet. Ford will introduce only the Coupe in the Indian market.

The Element of Cost

The 6th generation Mustang coupe is said to be priced in India at about INR 50-65 lakh.

Sketching out the Exterior

An acquainted outline which defines the Mustang, the sixth generation car comes with a long hood, bulging roof, projector headlamps, daytime LED lights and the signature mesh grille which is made larger to improve cooling. A few more additions to the exterior are HID headlights with integrated turn indicators, a badge finished in chrome to state the brand’s name, LED tail lights, deck spoiler, rear spoiler, rear fog lamps, rain sensing wipers, stainless steel twin exhaust, and 17” alloy wheels.

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Experiencing Comfort

The ultimate comfort ride for 4 people, this coupe is encumbered with features and trimmings for ultimate luxury. Some of which are automatic climate control, rich leather upholstery for the seating, seating with adjustable height for the driver, foldable backseats, mirrors which dim automatically, steering wheel with mounted controls, power windows, OVRMs which are power operated, foldable and have indicators, cabin lights with ambient lights, vanity mirrors which are illuminated, sun visors, armrest which comes with a storage for utilities, power steering, automatic on/off headlamp, illuminated visors, footrest for the driver, floor mats and many more other interesting features.

Specifications

Ford Mustang

Automaker

Ford

Year of Launch

2016

Body Type

Coupe

Engine Mill

5.0 L V8 Petrol

Engine Capacity

4948cc

Variants

-

Pricing

INR 50-65 lakh

Transmission type

Automatic

Number of cylinders

8

Maximum power bhp@rpm

410PS @ 6500 rpm

Maximum torque Nm @ rpm

515Nm @ 4250rpm

Length

4784mm

Width

2080mm

Height

1381mm

Ground clearance

-

Wheelbase

2720mm

Boot space

408L

Kerb weight

1732 kg

Gross weight

-

Tire type

-

Seating capacity

4

Fuel tank capacity

60L

Fuel type

Petrol

Mileage on highways

13 km/l

In city mileage

10 km/l

Top speed

250 km/h

Acceleration 0-100kmph

4.8 seconds

Drive Train

RWD

 

Updated and Features Rich

Features

Ford Mustang

Air conditioner

Yes

Heater

Yes

Power windows front

Yes

Power windows rear

Yes

Power steering

Yes

Airbags

Yes

ABS

Yes

Keyless entry

Yes

Central locking

Yes

Cruise control

Yes

USB & auxiliary input

Yes

Speakers

Yes

Bluetooth connectivity

Yes

GPS navigation

Yes

Automatic headlamps

Yes

Steering mounted audio

Yes

Rear parking sensor

Yes

Rear parking camera

Yes

Height adjustable driver seat

Yes

Automatic Climate control

Yes

Special Safety & Security Features

  • AdvanceTrac® with Electronic Stability Control® (ESC)
  • Driver/Passenger Side Impact Airbags
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • Illuminated Entry
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors & Tethers for Children)
  • Pedestrian Protection
  • Rear View Camera System
  • Rollover Curtain airbags
  • Securilock® Passive Anti-Theft (PATS)
  • SOS Post Crash Alert System
  • Thatcham security
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

A Halo Product

Something which doesn’t need to be stated – after the launch, the Mustang will be a halo product for the country and the company. Available only at select dealerships, this work of art has been and will continue to be a poster car for car fanatics in India and around the world. By strategic and aggressive pricing, Ford is looking to cash in on the huge fan following this car has in the country. The new generation Mustang sports a new design and different elements, in spite of which it carries forward the legacy of the classic and original Mustang. Made to suit the Indian roads unleash yourself and make this car a part of your family.

Also read: Ford Mustang at Auto Expo 2016

Vice President, Global Product Development of the Ford Group said, "Ford Mustang inspires passion like no other car. The visceral look, sound, and performance of Mustang resonate with people, even if they’ve never driven one. Mustang is definitely more than just a car – it is the heart and soul of Ford."

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