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Ford RTR Mustang

2020 Ford RTR Mustang (QuickPic)

• Ford's Mustang can now be had with cosmetic enhancements and a power upgrade.

• The conversion retails from R280 000.

• The power upgrade is only available on the 5.0-litre V8 model.

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Performance Centre South Africa has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of Vaughn Gittin's Authentic RTR Vehicles locally. The partnership between these two companies launches with the RTR Vehicles Series 1 Mustang, co-developed between RTR Vehicles and Ford Performance.

Gittin Jr. says: "I'm excited to announce that we have partnered with Performance Centre in South Africa, to be our exclusive RTR vehicles distributor in the country. This means that all of our turn-key Mustangs, as well as all of our aftermarket parts, can now be purchased through the crew at the Performance Centre."

Grant Askham, CEO of Performance Centre South Africa, adds: "The new RTR Vehicles Series 1 Mustang focuses on precise street performance, intense agility on the track as well as a driver-centric experience that makes it a powerhouse to drive. It is sure to become a favourite among Mustang enthusiasts in South Africa."

Ford RTR Mustang

2020 Ford RTR Mustang (QuickPic)

Supercharged 529kW V8 engine

The RTR Vehicles Series 1 Mustang features Ford Performance suspension with adjustable sway bars at the front and a Track Handling Pack, which lowers the car by 25mm for a more aggressive look and improved performance.

The engine, a 5.0-litre V8, has been supercharged and now develops 529kW and 820Nm.

The RTR package is available on both the 2.3 and 5.0 Mustang, but only the latter receives the increase in power.

Conversion costs (including fitment and VAT)

RTR Vehicles Series 1:

• 2.3 Mustang - R280 000

• 5.0 Mustang GT - R280 000

• 5.0 Mustang GT Plus Ford Performance Supercharger - R565 000

Ford RTR Mustang

2020 Ford RTR Mustang (QuickPic)

Compiled by: Charlen Raymond

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