Ford Mustang is on its way over to the UK! Finally!
posted on May 13 2015 by Jason Tester
The wait is nearly over for Ford's legendary Mustang to burst onto the streets of the UK and it’s about time too!
The new Ford Mustang is due to be released in the UK Mid-September for the first time in the cars 51 year history, a car which we have always loved and admired from afar. It will be an all-new muscle car like no other UK motorists have experienced.
There may be many powerful coupes on the market but there is nothing like a bit of old school American muscle and it’s not going to be a limited edition left hand drive half-hearted effort either. Ford have customised the Mustang to cater for our driving style and conditions, and yes, it will be a right hand drive. There will be two engines available, a 5.0-litre V8 and the new for 2015 2.3-litre Ecoboost which is also be used for the new Focus RS. The V8 engine is the same as the 2014 model offering 418 BHP and 524 of your finest torques, while the Ecoboost offers 314 BHP and 434nm of torque. Although your heart may say to go for the ‘gas guzzling’ V8, your head will tell you to opt for the Ecoboost which has a better MPG and is 100kg lighter making it glide through the bends of UK roads.
When it comes to the design, Ford have not strayed far from the dominant features of the Mustang, keeping the three bar rear lights and swooping coupe build with a classic long front and short-back muscle car look. 19’’ 5 twin-spokes come as standard which fill the wheel arches nicely, allowing enough space for the smoking burnouts. Inside, the interior is somewhat of an improvement on previous models, but don’t expect Mercedes levels of quality. If you bought one of these you wouldn’t be purchasing one for the interior quality!!
Now, you may be thinking that to own one of these you are going to be breaking the bank but surprisingly that’s not the case. Prices start at £28,995 for the 2.3litre Ecoboost model and if you want the full American muscle experience with the 5.0-litre V8 you will be looking at £32,995 onwards. However, if a ‘drop top’ is more your style then expect to pay £4000 extra. Compared to its European V8 rivals such as the Audi RS5, which starts at £59,870, you are getting the ferocious muscle car experience for near enough half the price.
Ford has made a genuine attempt to blow UK buyers minds with this next generation Mustang and that is exactly what it is going to do.
So, if you are looking for a car that has an unmistakeable presence, vibrates the tarmac, produces a roar like no other, and don’t mind people gazing as you drive past then the pony from across the pond is defiantly worth waiting for.
Until then check out our lease deals on fast cars if you cant wait untill September for the Mustang.