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Ford has revealed the Euro-spec Mustang at the Paris Motor Show. The model is going to go on sale in Europe in 2015 in both fastback and convertible variants.

The Euro-spec model will be offered with two engines: the 5.0-liter V8 with 420 bhp and 390 lb-ft of torque and the 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbo engine that makes 305 bhp and 300 lb-ft of torque.



 

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Getting over there next thursday !


Let's see if this is the final EU version....still hate the black wheels with the PP and no fan of the white tail lights.


Don't think they made the right color choice as first impression for Europe...never saw an audi or beamer in yellow at a car show overhere...must be good reasons for..


Keep you posted.
 

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Getting over there next thursday !


Let's see if this is the final EU version....still hate the black wheels with the PP and no fan of the white tail lights.


Don't think they made the right color choice as first impression for Europe...never saw an audi or beamer in yellow at a car show overhere...must be good reasons for..


Keep you posted.
good point, they shouldn't try to reinvent the wheel, instead they should have went with what ever is proven that people like.
 

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Yellow will attract a certain kind of public, but not the ones buying Audi A5, Mercedes (CLA) and BMW (3/4) today. Tought this was their main target group...

This color is, my feeling, good to compete with Japanse brands, some french sport versions and Opel (GM local edition).

I plan an Ingot Silver one....
 

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I don't think that the yellow looks good with the white taillights. Red or blue would have looked nicer IMO.
 

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I think the paint choice was not so much to appeal to potential customers as of yet, it was to grab eyeballs. Its a visual shock shop, everything is competing for attention, while yellow is likely to flashy for the type of potential client as described, yellow at least has the benefit of pulling people in...

white tails are still disgusting....
 

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Is there anything you want me to look at while in Paris ?


I already have a wishlist from mustang6g users but you guys might have other interesting points to check out...
 

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Is there anything you want me to look at while in Paris ?


I already have a wishlist from mustang6g users but you guys might have other interesting points to check out...

Made already some remarks on Mustang6G, but also ask info about the sales brochure, maybe you can also get some info on price settings for Europe.
 

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I'm curious if the rumors Europe will be getting the GT are true or not, but its not exactly imperative I will say...

Do we have interior volume numbers yet?
 

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thanks for posting the link.
the pictures posted in that thread are massive but provide some great detail.

also there's this video of the euro mustang:

 

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This appearently not the actual way how the taillights will work...
3 will always be on (RED) and the left or right one will blink amber at turn...
 

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I think they made the correct decision using yellow for a display model. Trust me, they are well aware that silver and white are the best selling colors; but, these can hide body-lines, as can black.

Orange, red, yellow, and certain greens are proven to stand out, both visually and psychologically. Red and orange are associated with danger and aggressiveness, while green elicits a relaxed emotionally yet energized, neutral response. Yellow is associated with joy and cheerfulness, such as a sunny spring day; alert and playful.

They are not only trying to stand out from other manufacturers direct color choices, but also in your psyche; they know you understand that you can select from a decent range of well selling and niche colors, but they are not selling the car at this event; they are advertising.

As for the tail-lights, I believe this was to express contrast with the dark interior, grill, tints valence and wheels. I don't believe it matches with yellow but imagine with white or silver as the video displays; imagine paint-matching or smoked.

When faced with disagreeable occurrences (in this case your color-preferences), most minds respond by envisioning alternate possibilities, and then possibly, responding physically to enact those visions.

First, you see the bright color, standing out amongst the silvers, whites, blacks, greys, blues, reds, and browns; then, you see the stark contrasting body-lines; sharp angles contrasting against that bright yellow along with the wheels. You think to yourself, "I wouldn't have done yellow. I could do better!", then, you want to. You want to prove that you can build the image you see in your mind.

It is inherent human nature.
 
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