Mustang drives in

The iconic Mustang is finally set for a run on Indian roads. The legendary brand from Ford, which last year was the largest-selling sports coupe in the world with sales of over 1.1 lakh units, made its India debut on Tuesday with an entry price of Rs 65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Ford plans a phased launch and will start sales from Delhi and Mumbai. The model, which sports a 5-litre V8 petrol engine and boasts of nearly 400 horsepower strength, had been showcased at the Greater Noida Auto Expo in February this year.
Ford India's executives said they have received “healthy inquiries“ about the model, but refused to give specific sales targets for the first year.
The entry of Mustang follows the company's decision to introduce a right-hand drive version of the model just about a year back. The car comes to India as a fully-built import after being manufactured at the company's factory in the US, the sole supplier for global requirements.
The Mustang will compete with a flurry of brands in India and these include cars from the stable of Ferrari, Maserati and the German trio of BMW , Audi and Mercedes. Ford has sold more than 9 million units of the Mustang since the model went on sale in 1964.
The brand will gradually be available in cities such as Chandigarh, Jaipur, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.

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