Over 9,300 people have registered online to get a chance to reserve one of the first 500 new Ford Mustang models for Europe during the UEFA Champions League Final, Ford Motor Co. disclosed. The first 500 registrations were tallied just 30 seconds into the game, which saw Real Madrid CF clobbering Club Atlético de Madrid 4-1.
The new Ford Mustang will be the first model offered across Europe when it becomes available in 2015. Ford allocated the 500 new Mustangs across 20 countries, with each getting their own share. In the next few weeks, Ford will contact the fastest customers -- from each of the 20 countries – in placing their reservation for the new Mustang.
Each customer will be invited to complete their order at a dealership later this year. Available models were the Race Red fastback and Magnetic Silver convertible, both including a special package.
Buyers could also to opt for Ford’s all-new 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine that provides over 309 PS of output and 407 Nm of torque; or the 5.0-liter V8 engine that lets out over 426 PS of output and 529 Nm of torque.
The 500 Mustang will be available also with Ford’s SYNC 2 connectivity and navigation system; heated and ventilated seats; Park Assist; black leather trim; chrome detailing; and 19-inch alloy wheels.
Ford provided more than 900 vehicles for use to the UEFA Champions League, being the official vehicle supplier for the 2013-2014 season. A Ford Mustang carried the champion’s trophy from the UEFA Champions Festival to the stadium Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon.