The 2015 Ford Mustang is off to a strong start in Europe. The American company has announced the first 500 models were reserved in just 30 seconds.
Ford will begin contacting customers shortly and will invite them to complete their order at a dealership later this year. More than 9,300 customers registered for a chance to reserve one of the first 500 Mustangs during last weekend’s UEFA Champions League Final.
Here are some facts and figures about the 2015 Ford Mustang in Europe :
- More than 9,300 Europeans registered for a chance to buy one of 500 new Ford Mustangs, available to order for the first time in Europe during the UEFA Champions League Final
- The first 500 registrations came just 30 seconds into the match between Real Madrid CF and Club Atlético de Madrid. Successful customers will be notified in the next few weeks
- The new Ford Mustang arrives in dealerships across Europe next year. It’s the first time in the iconic sports car’s 50-year history that it will be sold across Europe
“We knew there was huge excitement building for the new Ford Mustang coming to Europe, but the response during the UCL Final was overwhelming,” said Roelant de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales & Service, Ford of Europe. “It was a truly special way to kick off the Ford Mustang era in Europe.”
For the Champions League Final, Fastback models in Race Red and convertible models in Magnetic Silver were available and both include a special package. Customers also had the choice of Ford’s all-new 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine with more than 309 PS and 407 Nm of torque; or the 5.0-litre V8 engine, which will deliver more than 426 PS and 529 Nm of torque.
The 2015 Ford Mustang will go on sale this year.