Ford’s dealers in the United States could now avail of the order guide for the heavily anticipated 2015 Ford Mustang. One dealer even took screenshots of the order codes and then posted them online, this revealing almost everything about the new vehicle including the available options. Options include racing stripes and tech packages as well as with the letters “SVT” in front, which indicates plans for the next GT500 or a new SVT model.
According to the order guide, the 2015 Mustang’s color palette includes competition orange, avalanche gray, triple yellow, deep-impact blue, magnetic metallic, race red, black and oxford white. The 50th anniversary edition’s color options include kona blue Wimbledon white, which is the color of the first Mustang in 1964.
Ford will build just 1,964 examples of the 50th-anniversay Mustang. The automatic transmission and adaptive cruise control are priced $1,195 each while the 20-inch wheels are tagged at $1,295. The GT-performance package, meanwhile, will cost $2,495.
The navigation package costs $795. The 50th-anniversary package is priced at $1,595. The 50th anniversary package includes the Wimbledon white, limited edition leather, the cashmere option. One available option seems to be a red-leather interior with manual Recaro seats. The EcoBoost performance package carries a price at $2,000.
Raj Nair, Ford group vice president for global product development, remarked that the Ford Mustang inspires passion like no other vehicle. He noted that the performance, appearance and sound of Mustang resonate with people, including those who have never driven the pony car. Nair called the Mustang as the heart and soul of Ford.
Within its 50 years of continuous existence, the Mustang has found its way into more than nine million customers, although it has since then done more than that. After all, the Mustang has also appeared in TV shows, movies, music and even video games. In fact, it is the most-liked vehicle on Facebook. Now, Ford plans to further the actual reach of the Mustang by offering it to customers in key markets in Europe and Asia.
Jim Farley, executive vice president of Ford global marketing, sales and service and Lincoln, quipped that the carmaker built the new Mustang with the goal of creating a modern interpretation of pony car that is already considered an American automotive icon embodying optimism and freedom.
While the newest Mustang has a new shape and modern execution, it is easily recognizable as a Mustang. This is thanks to the fact that its clean-sheet design -- both of Mustang fastback and convertible – has retained a number of key design elements like its long-sculpted hood and short rear deck.
Moray Callum, Ford executive director of design for The Americas, said that even at the first look, the new model gets the impression of a strong and true Mustang.