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Ford Mustang GT spied at BIC ahead of India launch tomorrow

Ford Mustang spied at BIC

The India-spec GT packs 410 PS and 515 Nm of torque.

The new Ford Mustang GT which is going to be launched tomorrow in India has been spotted at Buddh International Circuit (BIC). The CBU sportscar will be positioned as the brand’s halo model in India.

Into its sixth generation, the iconic American pony car is now accessible by more audience across the globe as this is the first time it’s made available in RHD configuration.

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The Mustang GT will be imported into India as CBU.

The Mustang nameplate which is made popular by Hollywood flicks like Bullit and Gone in 60 Seconds has been enjoying a huge fan following across the globe including India. The launch of the latest iteration is expected to further enhance its appeal in the country.

The Mustang for India will be available only in the range-topping GT avatar. The sharp-looking Ford packs a 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine which packs 401 PS and 515 Nm of torque. The motor produces marginally less power compared to the UK-spec RHD Mustang. Probably a result of slightly different homologation process in India.

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The sportscar gets a 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.

The motor drives the rear wheels via a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The powertrain offers normal, snow/wet, sport and track driving modes.

Also read – Ford Mustang outsold Audi TT and Porsche 911 in Germany

The new Ford Mustang GT is equipped with a comprehensive host of safety, assistance and entertainment systems. While it has no direct competitors, we expected it to play in the same price bracket as the Audi TT which retails for around INR 60 lakhs (Ex-showroom).

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Winner of national level automotive quiz competitions, Nithyanandh aka Nithz jumped into the blogosphere right after gaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Love for automobiles and an even greater drive to share his knowledge with the automotive community, Nithz is Deputy Editor at RushLane.

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