The new Ford Mustang California is a £52k drop-top available in the UK

This is a scandal sheet convertible that commemorates a sunshine-heavy state on the west shore of America … destined for a land that’s nearly interminably grey as well as overcast. Welcome to the Ford Mustang ‘The Golden State Unique’.

It takes its cues from the wonderful 1968 Mustang The golden state Unique (which in turn took its signs from the ’67 Shelby GT notchback), as well as is therefore just offered as a drop-top V8. Absolutely nothing incorrect with that.

According to the initial Cali Unique, this new automobile gets a black honeycomb front grille equipped with a red ‘GT/CS’ badge, side red stripes, even more GT/CS logos, as well as a ‘California Special’ manuscript that isn’t visible in low light, however light beams in more powerful sunshine. Good luck finding that in Britain.

There’s a larger front splitter, and also the alternative of back side air scoops, along with nine colours including ‘Grabber Blue’ and also ‘Cyber Orange’. You obtain 19in five-spoke carbon grey alloys, while inside there are heated/cooled seats as typical, ‘Miko’ suede door cards, red stitching, and also some more badging.

Further inside, there’s that acquainted 5.0-litre V8 in advance still providing 444bhp and 390lb feet of torque, a six-speed handbook with rev matching as well as certainly, rear-wheel drive. 0-62mph takes 4.5 seconds. The ‘Stang’s various other normal rewards consist of adaptive dampers and also a restricted slip diff.

” The California Special is a big part of the Mustang’s heritage in America as well as it symbolizes so much of what Mustang stands for,” said Matthias Tonn, Mustang chief programme designer for Ford Europe. “It has to do with time customers here got to experience the one-of-a-kind California Special blend of design, performance as well as driving fun.”

Rates start at ₤ 52,105. Fancy it?