The India TVC of the Ford Mustang is up, and shows the sports car do its thing around the Buddh International Circuit, before announcing its price uniquely on a billboard. Spoiler alert – donuts are involved.
A quick recap of the Ford Mustang in India is in order. The sixth generation of the iconic American ‘pony car’ comes to India with a 52-year old, rich lineage in tow, and was one of this year’s highly anticipated vehicles to be launched in the country.
Prices start at INR 65 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi), and in India, the Mustang will now act as the manufacturer’s halo car. Ford will bring the Mustang to India as a CBU from Flat Rock Assembly Plant in the US, and it will be initially sold in Mumbai and Delhi only.
As for firepower, we’ll only get the 5.0 L GT (V8) version in India. It’s 5.0 litre V8 petrol engine is good for 401 PS and 542.3 Nm of torque, endowing the Mustang to scant from 0 to 100 kph in a mere 4.5 seconds, and on to a top speed of 250 km/h. Power is sent to the rear wheels using a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters on the steering wheel.
Standard equipment on the new Mustang includes six-way power-adjustable, heated/cooled leather-trimmed front seats, a 9-speaker sound system, an infotainment system with a 7-inch touch screen, dual zone climate control, HID headlamps, LED tail lamps, rain sensing wipers and much more. Mechanical trickery includes an Electronic Line-Lock function for long, smoky (but not snaky) burnouts.
Stay tuned for a review soon!