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2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is almost $9,000 cheaper than GT350

It is not a brand new mug by any stretch, however man, it is nonetheless a lot imply.


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The Ford Mustang Mach 1, which is supposed as a type of bridge between the soon-to-depart Bullitt and the GT350 fashions, is now accessible to order. And because it seems, simply because the Mach 1 splits the distinction (for probably the most half) between these two fashions, so does its worth.

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 will value $52,915 together with vacation spot when it goes on sale early subsequent 12 months. Ford determined to launch the value and open up its order books at present, as a result of it marks the 73rd anniversary of the day Chuck Yeager first exceeded Mach 1, surpassing the pace of sound. Just like the automobiles it replaces, the Mach 1 will solely be accessible in a restricted manufacturing run, however Ford has not but mentioned precisely what number of might be constructed.

So far as its worth is worried, it is a fairly good center floor, asking about $4,000 greater than the Bullitt ($48,900 together with vacation spot) and about $9,000 lower than the Shelby GT350 ($61,635).

Whereas the Mach 1 might not pack the screamin’ flat-plane-crank V8 from the Shelby, it is being touted as probably the most track-capable 5.0-liter Mustang ever. Its V8 places out 480 horsepower, or 20 greater than the GT’s Coyote engine can muster, whereas torque stays the identical at 420 pound-feet. A six-speed guide with rev-matching downshifts is commonplace, however a 10-speed computerized is on supply for individuals who’d favor to provide their left leg a break.

There’s extra to it than only a smidge of additional energy. The steering shaft has been stiffened, and the ability steering has been recalibrated for some extra really feel. That stiffening extends to the sway bars, springs and bushings, too. An non-compulsory Dealing with Package deal makes issues even livelier with a entrance splitter and different aerodynamic upgrades that mix to offer 150% extra downforce than what you’d get from a Mustang GT Efficiency Pack 1.

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Andrew Krok