Pricing and specs of the Mustang Mach 1 for Australia have been revealed.

The Ford Mustang Mach 1 will be available for the first time even in Australia and is the ‘best-handling factory-produced’ Mustang to come to Australia.

Pricing is $83,365  plus on-roads for either manual or automatic versions, with three options: appearance pack ($1000), leather Recaro seats ($3000), and metallic paint ($650).

Like the Mustang Bullitt, Ford will make 700 Mustang Mach 1 limited editions available to Australia.

“Mustang has won the hearts and minds of Australian drivers, and Mach 1 is one of the most thrilling Mustangs to date,” said Ford Australia CEO and President, Andrew Birkic.

“This head turning model not only looks the part, but it has all the hardware to delight Mustang enthusiasts, offering on-track excitement and on-road driving pleasure.”

Traditionally the hottest Mustang before stepping up into the Shelby GT350, the new Mustang Mach 1 will carry on the tradition first set with the model’s debut in 1969. It uses a retuned version of the naturally-aspirated 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine found in the Mustang GT with some Shelby GT350 parts, producing a total output of 345kW and 556Nm.

It uses the engine oil cooler from the GT350, has a new oil filter, and a unique exhaust system. The six-speed is a TREMEC 3160 with twin-plate clutch and automatic rev-matching. The 10-speed auto receives an upgraded torque converter and unique calibration.

The exterior also receives some nice styling tweaks with the two round grille inserts upfront a definite nod to the original model’s nose styling. There’s also some more aggressive side skirts, front splitter, and a boot lip spoiler.

Inside the wheel arches are 19-inch matt black alloys with 305/30 Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres and Brembo brakes. 

Deliveries will commence in 2021.

“Following the success of Mustang BULLITT and Mustang R-SPEC, we are very excited to introduce this highly capable, track ready Mustang to our Australian Mustang fans. The unique styling, which pays homage to the original model, is more than worthy of its legendary badge,” said Birkic.

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  1. Just hope its got all the bells and whistles that the US version has. With the regular Mustangs, there are so many features missing from the o.s. versions compared to what the Yanks get as standard … sequential turn indicators, for starters … and the list goes on.

  2. hope to get all the best pieces as double turbo that Europe version has on Bugatti Chiron. sometime 4 at once on W 16 Bugatti ! With the regular Mustangs, there are so many ways from a regular versions can be compared to what the idiots call standard nevertheless everything is possible… sequential for 8 speed auto-gearbox 4 wheels driving any type of screen indicators, a distance starter on/off double motor turbo to get 800 Hp up to 1000 Hp… and the list goes on n’ on till to get a kinda Hypercar not too expensive cuz’ American cars are not that expensive for their qualities n’ their so famous V8 Muscle Motor !

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