American car manufacturer Ford is all set to launch the iconic Mustang in India on the 28th of January. The public debut will happen at the Delhi Auto Expo which is scheduled to take place next month in Delhi.
Ford will be launching the Mustang in Right hand drive configuration and as a CBU in India. Ford is expected to price the Mustang at Rs. 80 lakhs onwards and will available in a single variant.
The sixth generation Mustang fastback design is influenced from the Evos concept which was showcased at Paris motor show in 2011. 19 inch alloy wheels, Iconic rear vertical bar Tailamps with LEDs infused in them are some of the exterior features of the Mustang.
The interior sports an airplane inspired cockpit with running horse insignia and leather upholstery. A large touchscreen controls the 2.8 inch infotainment system.
The New Mustang will be loaded with features which include keyless entry with proximity door mounted touch screens, push button start, cluster mounted information display screen, GPS Navigation, voice control function, Nine speaker premium or twelve speaker Shaker Pro surround sound system, Eight – inch My Ford multimedia Touchscreen Shaker Pro system, Smartphone and app integration, Apple car Play support and a micro SD card slot.
Safety has been taken care of in the new Mustang with Antilock braking system, Rear reversing camera, Electronic Stability control, Dual front and side mounted SRS – airbags.
The Mustang will be powered by a 5.0 -litre V8 motor which produces 435 bhp mated to a six speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters. The V8 motor is capable of doing 0 – 100 in just four seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 250 kmph.
The Mustang is currently in its sixth generation, and the new model made its debut in 2014 on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
The Mustang will play the role of a brand builder and volumes will be very limited.