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5th March, 2015

  • New Ford Mustang Fastback and Convertible will be here this year
  • New Mustang will offer engine choices in Australia - a 2.3-litre 4-cylinder and 5-litre V8
  • Ford has confirmed sharp pricing* for the all-new Ford Mustang Fastback and Convertible

    The all-new Mustang will arrive with a recommended Manufacturer's List Price* starting at $44,990* for the six-speed Getrag manual transmission Fastback, which features a 2.3-litre engine. A six-speed automatic is a $2,500* option.

    The range topper is the six-speed automatic GT 5.0-litre V8 Convertible, which has an MLP* of $63,990*.

    “With such sharp pricing, we’re signalling that there’s a new Ford performance car coming and we intend to grab our rightful share of enthusiasts who value style, technology, performance and the history that the Mustang name brings,” says Graeme Whickman, Vice President Marketing, Sales and Service. “It’s a technologically advanced car without forgetting the heritage that has inspired Ford customers for generations.”

    Customers will initially be able to option their Mustang Fastback with OTT racing stripes and black painted roof, 19-inch Premium Wheels with Lustre Nickel finish on the GT and prestige paint.

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    Unmistakably Mustang

    The clean-sheet design of both Ford Mustang Fastback and Convertible evokes the essential character of the vehicle, retaining key design elements of the classic Mustangs recognisable to car fans everywhere, including the long sculpted bonnet and short rear deck, with a contemporary execution.

    Several key design features define the new Ford Mustang, including:

    • A low roof height and wide stance
    • Sleek profile enabled by steeply sloped windscreen and rear glass
    • Three-dimensional, tri-bar tail-lamps
    • Contemporary execution of the iconic car’s signature trapezoidal grille and shark-bite front fascia

    Ford Mustang convertible drivers will appreciate the standard multi-layer insulated cloth top.

    Large, clear instrumentation puts vehicle information right in front of the driver in the roomy cabin with an aviation-inspired cockpit, while ergonomic and tactile switches and knobs provide control. The vehicle’s width and new rear suspension contribute to improved shoulder and hip room for passengers and a usefully shaped boot space that can accommodate two golf bags.

    A Mustang for the true driving enthusiast

    The new Ford Mustang features all-new front and rear suspensions. At the front, a new perimeter sub-frame helps to stiffen the front structure while reducing mass, providing a strong foundation for more predictable wheel control that benefits handling, steering and ride.

    The new double ball-joint front MacPherson strut system also enables the use of large, powerful brakes. Both 2.3-litre and V8-powered models will feature performance brake packages behind standard 19-inch wheels.

    At the rear is an all-new integral-link independent rear suspension. The geometry, springs, dampers and bushings all have been specifically modified and tuned for this high-performance application. New aluminium rear knuckles help reduce unsprung mass for improved ride and handling.

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    Smart technology

    The new Mustang features a significant number of innovative technologies providing drivers with enhanced information, control, and connectivity when they want it.

    The Mustang will feature high levels of connectivity via Ford’s SYNC2 system. Ford’s infotainment system features a high-resolution, 8-inch colour touch screen and advanced voice control for easier access to audio, navigation, climate control and compatible mobile phones.

    Mustang Highlights


    Engine and Transmission

    • 233 kW/432 Nm 2.3-litre GTDi EcoBoost engine
    • Aluminium block and heads with integrated exhaust manifold
    • DOHC, four valves per cylinder, Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing
    • Twin scroll turbocharger
    • Balance Shaft for smooth operation
    • 6-speed Getrag manual transmission (standard)
    • 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters (optional)
    • Rear-drive with Limited Slip Differential
    • Suspension – front; Double ball-joint independent MacPherson strut and tubular stabiliser bar
    • Suspension – rear; Integral-link independent with coil springs, solid stabiliser bar and twin-tube dampers (2.3-litre EcoBoost)
    • Brakes; Four-wheel power disc brakes with four-sensor, four channel anti-lock braking system and AdvanceTrac™ Dynamic Stability Control
    • Brakes – front; 352 x 32 mm ventilated discs, four-piston 46 mm fixed aluminium callipers (2.3-litre EcoBoost)
    • Brakes – rear; 330 x 25 mm ventilated discs, single-piston 45 mm floating iron callipers, integral parking brake
    • Steering – Electric power-assisted steering with rack-and-pinion gear
    • Steering ratio – 16:1
    • Turning circle (kerb-to-kerb) 12.2 m

    Exterior standard features

    • 19” Ebony Black Painted Alloy Wheels (255/40 R19 tyres front, rear)
    • Remote Keyless Entry
    • Stainless Steel dual exhaust
    • Rear Diffuser
    • HID headlights
    • LED taillights
    • Fog Lamps
    • Daytime Running Lights (DTRL)
    • Mirrors – Heated, body coloured, Dual Power with Integrated Turn Signals
    • Pony Projection Lights
    • Rain Sensing Wipers


    • Dual Zone Climate Control
    • Satellite Navigation
    • Automatic on-off headlights
    • Floor mats (front and rear)
    • Electric front and rear windows with one-touch lowering/close front windows (driver and passenger)
    • Height-and-reach adjustable leather steering wheel
    • Steering wheel mounted cruise and audio controls
    • Leather-wrapped parking brake
    • Illuminated visors – driver and passenger
    • Intelligent Access with Push Button Start
    • Auto Dimming Rear view mirror
    • Aluminium-faced Foot Pedals
    • Ambient Lighting
    • Illuminated Scuff Plates

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    • Driver and Passenger Climate Controlled Premium Leather (heated and cooled)
    • 6-way Power Driver’s Seat and Power Lumbar support


    • SYNC2® with Emergency Assistance
    • High-resolution 8” Colour Touch Screen
    • Bluetooth mobile phone integration
    • iPod integration
    • USB integration
    • 9-speaker Sounds System with Amplifier

    Safety and Security

    • MyKey™
    • AdvanceTrac® with Dynamic Stability Control
    • Driver and passenger side airbags
    • Dual Front airbags
    • Driver Knee airbag
    • Active Glove box Knee Airbag (front passenger)
    • Rear view Camera
    • Illuminated Entry
    • Securilock® Passive Anti-Theft (PATS)
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

    GT 5.0-litre Ti-VCT V8

    Additional equipment above 2.3-litre


    • 303 kW/525 Nm 5.0-litre Ti-CVT V8^
    • Aluminium block and heads
    • DOHC, four valves per cylinder, Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing


    • 380 x 34 mm vented front discs, Brembo six-piston 36 mm fixed aluminium callipers

    Tyres and Wheels

    • Front 19 x 9 inch Ebony Black Painted Alloy wheels 255/40 R19
    • Rear 19 x 9.5 inch Ebony Black Painted Alloy wheels 275/40 R19

    Ford Mustang prices*


    Recommended Manufacturer's List Price* (MLP*)

    2.3-litre 4-cylinder


    Fastback manual


    Fastback auto


    Convertible auto


    GT 5.0-litre V8


    Fastback manual


    Fastback automatic


    Convertible auto



    Options (RPO)

    Recommended Manufacturer List Price* (MLP*)

    ‘Over the top’ Racing Stripes (coupe)
    (not with black roof)


    Black Painted Roof (coupe models)
    (not available with OTT stripes)


    19” Premium Wheel with Luster Nickel Finish (only on GT V8 models)


    Prestige paint



    * Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) excludes dealer delivery fees and the numerous statutory charges (commonly known as on-road costs). Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are the specifications.



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