Ford Mustang V8 and coupe most popular variants in UK

In the UK, early buyers are overwhelmingly favoring the V8 and coupe versions of the new Ford Mustang.

Ford UK has so far taken 2,000 orders for the new Mustang, and so far 80 percent of UK customers have gone for the fastback coupe over the convertible. Also 70 percent of UK customers have ordered the 416PS/306kW 5-liter V8, with only 30 percent preferring the more fuel efficient 317PS/233kW 2.3-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder.

This is the first Mustang officially built by Ford in right-hand drive. RHD Mustangs began rolling off the line in January in Detroit, but the first cars won’t reach UK buyers until November 2015.

The new Mustang starts at £29,995 for the 2.3-liter coupe and &pound33,995 for the V8 coupe.