If there is a car or auto that can be mentioned as a classic part of the USA, then it was Ford Mustang. This automobile has been famous for decades. Born to compete with the rival company’s model and to reduce sales, Ford Mustang’s achievements also market’s the talent with the ideal combination of amazing entrepreneurship.
History of the Ford Mustang:
An American muscle car manufactured by Ford, their production was started in March 1964 and the first model of Mustang launched in 1965. The first generation Mustang was launched in 1965 to 1973, second generation in 1974 to 1978, the third generation in 1979 to 1993, fourth generation in 1994 to 2004, fifth generation in 2005 to 2014 and sixth generation Mustang launched in 2015 to present. In these generations of the Mustang, there are several types of mustang launches such as 2 doors plus with 2+2 seat, 2 door hatchbacks, 2 doors fastback, and 2 door convertible. This muscle car was made in affordable sporty coupes with long hoods and short rear deck to give completion to other brands such Pontiac Firebird, Chevrolet Camaro and much more.
Recently Ford Company launched their mustang in India:
The iconic pony car Ford Mustang GT has finally launched in India. Ford has brought us six-generation Mustang GT with a 5.0-liter V8 engine. Ford Company in India launched this car in the first half of 2016, just before the 2016 auto expo, the Mustang was unveiled in the country.
India-specific version of the car will come only with the above-mentioned category-topping 5.0-liter V8 petrol engine. The motor has been separated from the Indian market, which now eliminates 395.5bhp, which is a good 40bhp less than the production of the American version. Even the torque has been brought by 9 nm because the engine now develops 515 nm of torque with the steering-mood pedal, six-speed manual or automatic gear shifters. Ford offers a new Mustang GT with four different driving modes – Norman, Sport +, Track, and Snow / Wet mode. Each mode delivers power output according to its requirement. Mustang launched in six different colors- absolute black, magnetic, triple yellow tri-coat, oxford white, ingot silver and race red.
Specifications of Ford Mustang:
- Breaks: Disc brakes available in front and back.
- Dimensions: approximately 61L fuel tank provided with 137 mm minimum ground clearance. The height of Mustang is 1391 mm, 4784 mm length with 2080 width and wheelbase is 2720.
- Driver assistance: 6-speed manual and automatic transmission with pedal shifters, driving modes feature with the tire pressure monitoring system. Front and rear parking camera.
- Engine: 5 liter V8 with 400 horsepower petrol engine.
Recent Updates in Ford Mustang:
Euro NCAP has re-evaluated the Ford Mustang for passenger safety and has increased the overall safety of the car to two to three stars. Since July 2017, customers will receive an advanced safety package in the cart which includes pre-collision support with walking checks by 64%, forward collision warning 16%, and autonomous emergency braking 78% and lane keeping aid 61%. The rest of the car has not changed like color, structure, alloys, size and etc.