Ford's iconic muscle car Mustang seems to be amassing good sales numbers in India. The pony car, which made its India entry in July, has clocked sales of 35 units in the first month.
Priced at Rs. 65 lakh, the Mustang allocated for India is said to have been sold out and now GaadiWaadi reports that the sales of the car stood at 35 units. The two-door four-seater sports car is available in India in a single variant -- the GT Fastback.
Under the bonnet, the Mustang gets the legendary V8 engine that is tuned to churn out 524Nm of torque, propelling the car to 240kmph. It features fully independent rear suspension system and the transmission is handled by a six-speed SelectShift automatic gearbox. The Mustang is equipped with paddle shifters, powering the rear axle. The car will offer four driving modes â€” Normal, Sport+, Track and Snow or Wet.
The new Mustang is the first version that comes with factory designed right-hand-drive, which is the export model brought to India as CBU (Completely Built Unit). It sports car-like coupe with long hood and short rear deck, and flaunts dedicated logo of a horse that denotes compact, quick, agile and sleek.
In the history of Mustang, which spans over five decades, the sixth generation is the first model to feature independent rear suspension (IRS) system. The first generation of the Mustang was launched in 1964.