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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...

Ford Mustang sold out until 2017

The Ford Mustang is now completely sold out in Australia for all of 2016. Ford said today that its Australian Mustang order bank ahead of the January launch now sat at 4000 units, 80 per cent of which had been secured with deposits. This is the entire 2016 allocation. First customer cars landed in Melbourne today, with three more shipments arriving inside a few days...

Ford Mustang production kicks off for Australia as local orders top 3000

Production of the Ford Mustang for the Australian market has kicked off in the US ahead of its long-awaited arrival on local shores in December. The news comes as Ford confirms it has now taken more than 3000 pre-orders for the pony car in Australia – more than any other right-hand-drive market in the world...

Ford Mustang waiting list out to almost 2017

Australians who order a brand-new Ford Mustang today won’t get their car until the very end of 2016, the pony car’s manufacturer says. Ford Australia president and CEO Graeme Whickman told us pre-orders for the iconic sports car – which is on track to launch locally in December – has now stretched out close to 12 months...

2018 Ford Mustang facelift may sport 10-speed auto - report

A report claims that the Ford Mustang is due for a facelift in 2017, with a 10-speed automatic a possibility for the revised car. According to Automotive News, a facelift for the Ford Mustang coupe and convertible is due in time for the 2018 model year, which in the US typically means a debut during the 2017 calendar year...

2015 Ford Mustang to debut new type of passenger knee bag

When the Ford Mustang is launched locally later this year it will be the first vehicle available with a passenger knee bag that's integrated into the glove box lid. This compares to current designs that are built into the instrument panel. Ford says that the new knee bag will give the front seat passenger more leg room...

Ford Mustang needs Aussie rivals, says brand

Car-makers would generally kill to have a vehicle niche all to themselves, but in the case of Ford Australia and its new Mustang muscle car, the company is actually keen to find rival offerings to create competition — perhaps, say, a 'Holden' Camaro. The eagerly awaited ‘global’ 2015 Ford Mustang coupe and convertible touch down in showrooms from the end of 2015 (read all the details about the sharp pricing here)...

Ford Mustang Apollo Edition unveiled

A one-off Ford Mustang Apollo Edition model has been created for charity, with more power and a unique exterior that recalls the glory days of manned space exploration. Based on the V8 Mustang GT, there's a 4.9-litre V8 under the bonnet. Strapped to the V8 is a supercharger, which ups power to 468kW and torque to 732Nm, an impressive jump over the stock motor's 303kW and 525Nm...

Shelby GT350R Mustang: Australia’s Carbon Revolution revealed as wheel supplier

The Australian startup that rocketed onto the world stage with a set of ultra-light (and ultra-expensive) carbon-fibre wheels has made headlines again. This week, Ford has confirmed that the carbon-fibre wheels of its new Shelby Mustang GT350R are supplied by Carbon Revolution, which is based in the Victorian city of Geelong - familiar territory for the Ford Motor Company...

2015 Ford Mustang: Australian deposits top 2000, six months from launch

Ford Australia says it has now taken more than 2000 deposits from prospective buyers for the new Mustang, about six months out from the car’s local launch late in 2015. The Blue Oval brand has been fielding interest since late 2013, when it confirmed it would import the new model for the first time in years...

Ford Mustang: 'brand new' 1964 Pony cars team V8 power with IRS

Everything old is new again. This year will see a return of the 52-year-old Mustang nameplate to Ford showrooms around Australia. And while the 2015 Ford Mustang has plenty of interest from prospective buyers, what about people who want a new car, but desperately love the classic look? Revology Cars in the US has the answer...