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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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2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec Is Australia's 700-HP Shelby GT500 Alternative

Posted by James Gilboy - The Drive on 19th Oct 2019

2020 Ford Mustang R-Spec Is Australia's 700-HP Shelby GT500 Alternative

James Gilboy - The DriveGiven the Shelby GT500's absence Down Under, Ford Australia made its own supercharged ’Stang complete with a six-speed manual.Over the summer, Ford declared that it had no plans to sell the most powerful Mustang in the marque's history—the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500—in Australia. The land that gave us the word "hoon" couldn't stand for that and devised its own answer to the GT500, which it calls the Mustang R-Spec.The R-Spe…

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Behold the RHD, supercharged, factory Ford Mustang

Posted by Craig Jamieson - BBC Top Gear on 19th Oct 2019

Behold the RHD, supercharged, factory Ford Mustang

Craig Jamieson - BBC Top Gear...that’s only for Australians. Sorry, mateIn case there weren’t enough reasons to leave England behind and emigrate to Australia, some enterprising Strayan speed merchants have something that might tip the balance: the supercharged Mustang R-Spec.Yes, you’ve seen supercharged Mustangs before, but this run of 500 R-Specs has a point of difference to the Hennesseys and Shelbys that’ve come before – they’re right-hand d…

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Ford Australia Reveals Supercharged Mustang R-Spec

Posted by Alex Rae - Practical Motoring on 18th Oct 2019

Ford Australia Reveals Supercharged Mustang R-Spec

Alex Rae - Practical MotoringAustralia Finally Gets A Supercharged Ford Mustang, But It Took Plenty Of Local Muscle To Make It A Reality.FORD AUSTRALIA HAS unveiled the country’s first supercharged Mustang, developed and designed in Australia in partnership with Herrod Performance.Unsurprisingly, it will be the most powerful Mustang in the Australian lineup. No specific engine output has been quoted yet, except for Ford to say it “will surpass th…

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