Ford is resurrecting a well known mannequin of the Mustang referred to as Mach 1, a efficiency model of the horse automobile that first debuted within the late 1960s. The firm launched this teaser picture of the car May 29, 2020.
Ford Motor is resurrecting a well known mannequin of the Mustang referred to as the Mach 1, a efficiency model of the horse automobile that first debuted through the golden age of muscle automobiles within the late 1960s.
The firm confirmed Friday the return of the car for the 2021 mannequin yr with a 5.0-liter V8 engine, saying it’s going to “be true” to the automobile’s efficiency heritage. Ford declined to launch particular particulars concerning efficiency, availability and anticipated pricing.
Performance fashions such because the Mach 1 aren’t bestsellers however are thought of essential as “halo” or “hype” autos for automakers to draw consideration to complete manufacturers and car lineups.
The 2021 Mustang Mach 1 is anticipated to supply higher efficiency than the present Mustang GT at 460 horsepower however be extra attainable that Mustang Shelby GT fashions, that are high-performance and track-focused automobiles that start at more than $60,000.
Ford is resurrecting a well known mannequin of the Mustang referred to as Mach 1. The firm launched this teaser picture of the car May 29, 2020.
“Mach 1 has a special place in Mustang history, and it’s time for this special edition to claim the top spot in our 5.0-liter V8 performance lineup and reward our most hardcore Mustang enthusiasts who demand that next level of power, precision and collectability,” Dave Pericak, director of Ford Icons, mentioned in a launch.
More than 300,000 Mustang Mach 1 automobiles have been produced since its debut in 1969, in response to Ford. The automobile was first discontinued after 9 years. The mannequin returned for the 2003 and 2004 Mustang fashions.
Ford is also utilizing the “Mach” title for the Mustang Mach-E, an all-electric crossover that is anticipated to go on sale later this yr.