- the 2021 ford mustang configurator is now live, so you can build out your own car, including a gt500 or a mach 1, the new variant in the mustang lineup this year.
- the gt500 can now be had with a new carbon-fiber handling package as well as several new colors.
- the mach 1, which comes standard with a manual transmission, offers a $3500 handling package.
ford’s updated 2021 mustang, including the shelby gt500 and the new mach 1, will soon be reaching dealers. while you wait, you can decide what your perfect spec would be on the live online configurator. you can now build out the gt500 with the new carbon-fiber handling package or spec the new mach 1, which comes standard with a manual transmission and a 480-hp 5.0-liter v-8.
that carbon-fiber handling package on the gt500 includes 20-inch painted carbon-fiber wheels along with adjustable strut top mounts, an oil catch can, a gurney flap, and splitter wickers. the 2021 gt500 and other mustangs come in three new colors: grabber yellow, antimatter blue, and carbonized gray metallic. the mach 1 will also be offered in an exclusive fighter jet gray, shown in the photo above.
the mach 1 comes with a manual transmission as standard but can also be had with a 10-speed automatic transmission as well as a $3500 handling package. the mach 1 starts at $52,915, while the high-performance gt500, which maintains its 760-hp supercharged 5.2-liter v-8, starts at $74,095.