2015 Ford Mustang priced from just $44,990 in Oz

2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible front quarter

Ford Australia has announced the pricing for the hotly anticipated 2015 Ford Mustang.

The legendary Mustang will arrive later this year priced from just $44,990 for the six-speed Getrag manual Mustang Fastback, which features a high-performance 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine. A six-speed automatic is a $2,500 option.

Fans of V8 muscle will also be glad to know the 303kW/525Nm 5.0-litre V8-equipped Mustang GT Fastback will zoom in at $54,990 for the six-speed manual. The range tops out with the six-speed automatic GT Convertible at $63,990.

“With such sharp pricing, we’re signaling that there’s a new Ford performance car coming and we intend to grab our rightful share of enthusiasts who value style, technology, performance and the history that the Mustang name brings,” says Graeme Whickman, Vice President Marketing, Sales and Service. “It’s a technologically advanced car without forgetting the heritage that has inspired Ford customers for generations.

2015 Ford Mustang GT front quarter

Ford already holds around 1,200 orders for the Mustang Fastback and Convertible. More than 15,000 fans and intending buyers have also requested more information about the car via the Ford website.

Customers will initially be able to option their Mustang I4 and GT Fastback with OTT racing stripes and black painted roof, 19-inch Premium Wheels with Lustre Nickel finish on the GT and prestige paint.

The new Mustang features a significant number of innovative technologies providing drivers with enhanced information, control, and connectivity when they want it.

2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible interior

Like other Fords, the Mustang will feature high levels of connectivity via Ford’s SYNC2 system. Ford’s advanced infotainment system features a high-resolution, 8-inch colour touch screen and advanced voice control for easier access to audio, navigation, climate control and compatible mobile phones.

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Mustang Highlights

2.3-litre EcoBoost

Engine and Transmission

  • 233 kW / 432 Nm 2.3-litre GTDi EcoBoost engine
  • Aluminium block and heads with integrated exhaust manifold
  • DOHC, four valves per cylinder, Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing
  • Twin scroll turbocharger
  • Balance Shaft for smooth operation
  • 6-speed Getrag manual transmission (standard)
  • 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters (optional)
  • Rear-drive with Limited Slip Differential
  • Suspension – front; Double ball-joint independent MacPherson strut and tubular stabiliser bar
  • Suspension – rear; Integral-link independent with coil springs, solid stabiliser bar and twin-tube dampers (2.3-litre EcoBoost)
  • Brakes; Four-wheel power disc brakes with four-sensor, four channel anti-lock braking system and AdvanceTrac™ Dynamic Stability Control
  • Brakes – front; 352 x 32 mm ventilated discs, four-piston 46 mm fixed aluminium calipers (2.3-litre EcoBoost)
  • Brakes – rear; 330 x 25 mm ventilated discs, single-piston 45 mm floating iron calipers, integral parking brake
  • Steering – Electric power-assisted steering with rack-and-pinion gear
  • Steering ratio – 16:1
  • Turning circle (kerb-to-kerb) 12.2 m

Exterior standard features

  • 19” Ebony Black Painted Alloy Wheels (255/40 R19 tyres front, rear)
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Stainless Steel dual exhaust
  • Rear Diffuser
  • HID headlights
  • LED taillights
  • Fog Lamps
  • Daytime Running Lights (DTRL)
  • Mirrors – Heated, body coloured, Dual Power with Integrated Turn Signals
  • Pony Projection Lights
  • Rain Sensing Wipers

Interior

  • Dual Zone Climate Control
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Automatic on-off headlights
  • Floor mats (front and rear)
  • Electric front and rear windows with one-touch lowering/close front windows (driver and passenger)
  • Height-and-reach adjustable leather steering wheel
  • Steering wheel mounted cruise and audio controls
  • Leather-wrapped parking brake
  • Illuminated visors – driver and passenger
  • Intelligent Access with Push Button Start
  • Auto Dimming Rear view mirror
  • Aluminium-faced Foot Pedals
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Illuminated Scuff Plates

Seats

  • Driver and Passenger Climate Controlled Premium Leather (heated and cooled)
  • 6-way Power Driver’s Seat and Power Lumbar support

Infotainment

  • SYNC2® with Emergency Assistance
  • High-resolution 8” Colour Touch Screen
  • Bluetooth mobile phone integration
  • iPod integration
  • USB integration
  • 9-speaker Sounds System with Amplifier

Safety and Security

  • MyKey™
  • AdvanceTrac® with Dynamic Stability Control
  • Driver and passenger side airbags
  • Dual Front airbags
  • Driver Knee airbag
  • Active Glovebox Knee Airbag (front passenger)
  • Rearview Camera
  • Illuminated Entry
  • Securilock® Passive Anti-Theft (PATS)
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

GT 5.0-litre Ti-VCT V8

Additional equipment above 2.3-litre EcoBoost

Engine

  • 303 kW / 525 Nm 5.0-litre Ti-CVT V8^
  • Aluminium block and heads
  • DOHC, four valves per cylinder, Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing

Brakes

  • 380 x 34 mm vented front discs, Brembo six-piston 36 mm fixed aluminium calipers

Tyres and Wheels

  • Front 19 x 9 inch Ebony Black Painted Alloy wheels 255/40 R19
  • Rear 19 x 9.5 inch Ebony Black Painted Alloy wheels 275/40 R19
ModelPricing (Excl. on-roads):
Ford Mustang EcoBoost Fastback Manual$44,990
Ford Mustang EcoBoost Fastback Automatic$47,490
Ford Mustang EcoBoost Convertible Automatic$53,990
Ford Mustang GT V8 Fastback Manual$54,990
Ford Mustang GT V8 Fastback Automatic$57,490
Ford Mustang GT V8 Convertible Automatic$63,990

 

OptionsPricing:
‘Over the top’ racing stripes*$650
Black Painted Roof **$975
19” Premium Wheel with Luster Nickel Finish ***$500
Prestige paint$500

*Not available with Black Painted Roof, Convertible models only available with Ebony Stripe

**Not available with ‘Over the top’ Racing Stripes or Convertible models

***Only available on GT V8 models

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