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Ford Mustang is smashing the sales charts in Germany too

The Ford Mustang isn’t just a roaring success in muscle car-mad markets such as Australia. The Pony Car was technically also the top-selling sports car in Germany last month, albeit by way of favourable market classification. According to German sales figures from the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA), the mighty Mustang notched up 780 sales in March, and 15...

Ford Mustang: Australian supply improves with 2000 extra units, Sync 3 infotainment standard

Ford Australia has secured an extra 2000 Mustangs to satisfy massive local demand. Additionally, this range of MY17 Ford Mustangs due late this year will be the first to come with Ford’s new Sync 3 infotainment system, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto...

2016 Ford Shelby Mustang GT-H celebrates Hertz rental racer’s 50th anniversary

Ford, performance tuner Shelby and rental giant Hertz have unveiled a new limited-run 2016 Mustang GT-H, that will be available to rent at selected airports in the US. Launched at the 2016 New York motor show today, the new 2016 Ford Shelby GT-H rental racer looks set to earn the same ‘rock star’ status of its 50-year-old predecessor...

Ford Mustang waiting list out to 2017 with over 6000 orders

Ford Australia is facing a unique dilemma with the Ford Mustang, with orders now backlogged for almost two years. When Ford launched the Mustang locally earlier in the year, the company reported 4000 Mustang orders on its books. This also meant a waiting list of almost a year for any orders placed after launch...

Camaro or Corvette to take on Mustang locally?: Chevrolet exec tight-lipped on Holden's new V8 sports car

The Ford Mustang, only recently launched in Australia, is already subject to huge waiting lists. With the market's interest in the new Mustang now patently clear, we wanted to compare two potential options for Holden's rear-wheel drive sports car, post Commodore. This week, we saddled up with the Chevrolet Camaro SS and Corvette Stingray, checking out both models at the 2016 Delhi motor show...

Ford Australia scores big wins over nemesis Toyota in January

Ford Australia has taken to savaging Toyota in its recent marketing, continuously citing ways in which it claims its cars outgun those from the Japanese market leader. When it launched the updated Ranger last year, Ford danced and sung about the "10 features not found in the current Toyota Hilux”...

Ford Mustang: Australian success will factor into future development

According to the engineer in charge of development for the new 2016 Ford Mustang, the rabid demand for the vehicle in Australia has been noticed at Ford HQ in the states and will be taken into account when any future RHD development is entered into. It means Australia will potentially have access to more potent performance variants of the Mustang when they are released in the States...

2016 Ford Mustang cheaper to run than Falcon XR8, XR6 Turbo

The 2016 Ford Mustang will be cheaper to service than the Falcon XR6 Turbo and Falcon XR8, when it launches locally this month. Servicing costs for the Mustang have appeared on the Ford Australia website and show that the V8 Mustang GT will cost $290 to service for the first 12 months or 15,000km, while the four-cylinder Mustang will cost $300 to service for the first 12 months or 15,000km...

Ford Mustang Australia: Extra cars sought, sustained success expected

Ford Australia says it wants more supply of its hugely popular Mustang and “has the attention of Detroit” in its search for opportunities, but has made clear that the company can only make so many. The company announced last week that its stock of all-new Ford Mustang coupe and convertibles for 2016 were spoken for — 4000 units in total, with most being 303kW/525Nm 5...

Ford Mustang pricing jumps with exchange rate changes

Australian pricing on the new Ford Mustang has risen by as much as $2500, thanks for the most part to currency exchange rates. Buyers that have already placed orders for the now sold-out 2015 and 2016 build runs are safe from the increase, however, with Ford confirming that the pricing changes affect only new orders...

Holden unconcerned by lack of Camaro, despite huge Mustang pre-orders

Holden insists it is not annoyed at the lack of right-hand drive availability on the Chevrolet Camaro, at the same time as nemesis Ford Australia is having sell-out success with the new Mustang. As we reported this week, Ford’s entire 2016 allocation of 4000 Mustangs is apparently sold out, with 80 per cent secured via deposit before even going on sale...