9.4 l / 100km
218g / km
(2016) MY2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost (2dr 4 seat Convertible)
The all-new Mustang arrives later this year 2015 with a recommended retail price (RRP) starting at $56,990 for the Fastback featuring an automatic transmission with a high performance 2.3L EcoBoost engine. The range topper is the 6-speed automatic V8 GT 5.0L Convertible, which has an RRP of $76,990. The manual V8 GT is available in Fastback only & has an RRP of $71,990.
The clean-sheet design of both Ford Mustang Fastback & Convertible evokes the essential character of the vehicle, retaining key design elements of the classic Mustangs recognisable to car fans everywhere, including the long sculpted hood & short rear deck, with a contemporary execution.
Several key design features define the new Ford Mustang, including a low roof height & wide stance, sleek profile enabled by steeply sloped windscreen & rear glass, 3-dimensional, tri-bar tail-lamps & contemporary execution of the iconic car’s signature trapezoidal grille & shark-bite front fascia.
Ford Mustang convertible drivers will appreciate the standard multilayer insulated cloth top that gives the car an upscale appearance & a quiet cabin. The top has a sleek profile when folded for open-air motoring.
Large, clear instrumentation puts vehicle information right in front of the driver in the roomy cabin with an aviation-inspired cockpit, while ergonomic tactile switches & knobs provide control. The vehicle’s width & new rear suspension contribute to improved shoulder & hip room for passengers & a usefully shaped bootspace that can accommodate two golf bags.
The new Ford Mustang features all-new front & rear suspension's. At the front, a new perimeter sub-frame helps to stiffen the front structure while reducing mass, providing a strong foundation for more predictable wheel control that benefits handling, steering & ride. The new double ball-joint front MacPherson strut system also enables the use of large, powerful brakes. Both 2.3L EcoBoost & V8 GT Mustang models will feature performance brake packages behind standard 19in wheels.
At the rear is an all-new integral-link independent rear suspension. The geometry, springs, dampers & bushings all have been specifically modified & tuned for this high-performance application. New aluminium rear knuckles help reduce unsprung mass for improved ride & handling.
The new Mustang features a significant number of innovative technologies providing drivers with enhanced information, control, & connectivity when they want it. Like other Fords, the Mustang will feature high levels of connectivity via Ford’s SYNC2 system. Ford’s advanced infotainment system features a high-resolution, 8in colour touch screen & advanced voice control for easier access to audio, navigation, climate control & compatible mobile phones.
|Brakes||Front caliper's, 4-piston 46mm fixed, aluminium
Front disc vented, 352x32mm
Rear disc vented, 330x25mm
Rear caliper's, single-piston iron 45mm, floating
Parking brake, integral with rear disc brakes
|Entertainment & Communication||Bluetooth integration
9-speaker audio system
Bluetooth voice control system
8in high-resolution colour touch-screen display
Single disc CD player
Ford Satellite Navigation System
SD memory card slot
Ford SYNC 2 in-vehicle communication system
|Exterior||Dual exhaust tailpipes
Door handles, body colour
Door mirror's in body colour
Door mirror's with turn indicator repeater lights
Door mirror's, heated
Power adjustable door mirror's with folding function
Front towing hook
Fender mounted antenna
Convertible top roof
|Interior||Steering wheel with leather trim
Gear shift with leather trim
Steering wheel mounted Cruise Control
Handbrake lever with leather trim
Rear view mirror with automatic dimming function
Centre console with 12V power outlet
Ford Power Start button
Steering column, reach & rake adjustable
Door scuff plates, illuminated
SelectShift steering wheel mounted paddle shifters
A/C climate control, dual zone (EATC)
Foot pedals fixed
4.2in colour cluster screen
Instrument panel with satin brush finish
Interior environment colour ebony
Steering wheel with audio control switches (Voice Control Functionality)
Selectable driving modes, Normal, Sport, Track & Snow/Wet
Track applications including lap timer
HID High Intensity Discharge headlights
DRL (daytime running lights)
Ambient interior lighting
Front fog lights, halogen
Illuminated entry system with delayed fade
LED clear tail lights, non-sequential
Pony projection puddle lights
|Mechanical||Limited slip rear wheel axle
RWD with LSD Limited Slip Differential
|Safety||EBD Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
ISOFIX child seat anchorage points
Park Assist sensor's, rear
Driver's knee airbag
ESP Electronic Stability Programme
ABS Anti-lock Braking system, 4-channel, 4-sensor
Emergency hazard warning brake lights
Beltminder seatbelt system, driver & front passenger
Side head airbags, front
Side impact airbags, front
Airbags, driver & front passenger
Active seatbelt safety system
Head restraints front seats, 4-way adjustable
Head restraints, rear seats, 2-way adjustable
Reversing camera, displays in audio screen
Advance Trac, ESP Electronic Stability Program
|Engine Name||Ford Mustang 2.3t GTDi EcoBoost|
|Engine Description||Aluminium block & heads, twin independent variable camshaft timing, DOHC, twin scroll turbocharger, fuel delivery direct injection|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||59|
|Recomended Fuel||91 RON|
|Valves Per Cylinder||4|
|Transmission Type||SelectShift automatic|
|Gross Vehicle Mass||2041|
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