Ford begins shipping the 2015 Mustang Convertible

Happy owners of new 2015 Ford Mustang coupes were beginning to pop up earlier this year and now, Dearborn just confirmed the initiation of production for the 2015 Mustang Convertible.

Much like the coupe, the convertible comes with the choice of a base 3.7L V7 with 300bhp and 280 lb-ft of twist, a middle-grade 2.3L EcoBoost turbocharged four-pot with 310bhp and 310 lb-ft, and the top-dog GT’s 5.0L 435bhp and 400 lb-ft monster V8.

Prices start at $29,925. Check out the press release after the jump.

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2015 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE BEGINS SHIPPING TO FORD DEALERS

  • Keys to the first 2015 Ford Mustang convertibles will be in customers’ hands shortly
  • Available heated seats and remote start allow the all-new Mustang convertible to be enjoyed year-round, even in the coldest climates
  • Selectable drive modes with a snow/wet setting tunes Mustang to perform well in inclement weather conditions

Ford Motor Company is excited to announce the 2015 Ford Mustang convertible will begin shipping to dealerships nationwide this week.

“Cold weather may have come unseasonably early this year, but with available heated seats, remote start and selectable drive modes with a snow/wet setting, Mustang is the perfect offering for the season,” said Melanie Banker, Mustang brand manager.

Heated seats, standard on all premium Mustang convertibles, allow the driver and front passenger to stay warm even when the temperature drops. “While these seats also have a cooling feature, we suspect customers won’t be using this function for a few more months,” said Banker.

Remote start, standard on all automatic-transmission Mustang models, allows customers to fire up their drop-top from the comfort of their home, even in inclement weather conditions. When remote start is used, Mustang not only warms up its engine, it also warms the interior of the car to a comfortable temperature.

Selectable drive modes, standard on premium Mustang models, features a wet/snow setting that tweaks throttle response, steering effort and traction control to mitigate wheel spin and maximize vehicle control.

“Mustangs are made for year-round practicality and enjoyment,” Banker said, “so it’s exciting that customers are taking delivery of their convertible Mustang models – regardless of the season.”

50 years of Ford Mustang

More than 9.2 million Mustangs have been sold since the car’s 1964 debut.

Now with more options to choose from, there is a Mustang to fit any lifestyle. The upgraded V8 in Mustang GT – now delivering 435 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque – is joined by a 300-horsepower 3.7-liter V6 and an all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine that brings state-of-the-art technology to Mustang.

The 2.3-liter EcoBoost uses direct injection, variable cam timing and a twin-scroll turbocharger to deliver the performance Mustang drivers expect, with an output of 310 horsepower and 320 lb.-ft. of torque.

In addition to being the most-liked vehicle on Facebook, with 8 million likes, the all-new Mustang is turning on U.S. dealer lots in an average of eight days.

Chris Chin

Chris Chin is the Editor-In-Chief of egmCarTech and is a regular contributor to Automobile Magazine.

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