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Ford Mustang Dick Johnson Limited Edition by Herrod Performance breaks cover

Posted by Paul Gover - CarSales.Com.Au on 9th Nov 2019

Ford Mustang Dick Johnson Limited Edition by Herrod Performance breaks cover

Exclusive: 635kW Ford Mustang special revealedDick Johnson is rewriting the rules for homegrown Aussie muscle cars with a Ford Mustang that erupts with 635kW of power.His new hero car is already an instant sellout and the 30 Mustangs are now being fed through the assembly program at Herrod Performance in Melbourne for deliveries through to the early months of 2020.Even the prototype car has been snapped up and build #17 is allocated to a long-tim…

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Mustang R-Spec brings Ford Australia factory back to life

Posted by Paul Gover - Motoring on 20th Oct 2019

Mustang R-Spec brings Ford Australia factory back to life

Paul Gover - Motoring - Ghosts of the Falcon exorcised by new Ford production line Broadmeadows is going back to building cars. For the first time since the finish of the Falcon, in October 2016, manufacturing is returning to Ford Australia’s traditional construction hub in Melbourne. An all-new production line has been established in part of the derelict Ford plant to convert imported Mustangs into Ford’s new showroom star, the Herro…

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Inside Look: Why the Ford Mustang R-Spec took so long

Posted by Scott Newman - WhichCar on 19th Oct 2019

Inside Look: Why the Ford Mustang R-Spec took so long

Scott Newman - Which Car -An overnight sensation years in the makingThis week’s reveal of the supercharged Ford Mustang R-Spec marked the end of a long and at times painful journey for Ford Australia.As Damion Smy, Product Communications Manager for Ford Oz, explains: “It’s not a new idea. Customers have been asking for a supercharged Mustang since day one; we’ve wanted to do it since we’ve had Mustang in Australia.”Early attempts at offering a f…

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Inside Look: How the Ford Mustang R-Spec is built

Posted by Scott Newman - WhichCar on 19th Oct 2019

Inside Look: How the Ford Mustang R-Spec is built

Scott Newman - WhichCar This is how a standard Mustang GT becomes an R-Spec The Ford Mustang R-Spec program created many hurdles. One was making the engine package work, one was getting the vehicle complied, the other was simply how to build it. Ford Australia obviously wrapped up its local manufacturing involvement in October 2016 and while Herrod Performance’s workshop is capable of producing a few cars a week, it’s not equipped to han…

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New 2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec Limited Edition With Supercharged V8 Made For Aussies

Posted by ​​Cristian Gnaticov - Carscoops on 19th Oct 2019

New 2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec Limited Edition With Supercharged V8 Made For Aussies

Cristian Gnaticov - Carscoops Ford Australia has teamed up with Herrod Performance, the largest distributor of Ford Performance Parts outside North America, to make the Mustang R-Spec. A special edition of the popular muscle car, the Mustang R-Spec is aimed exclusively at the Australian market and will be offered in a limited run of 500 units, sold through Ford’s dealerships. Each one will start at AU$99,980 (US$67,367) and will be availa…

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