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Ready to Rock! Limited Ford Mustang GT RTR Series Two coming to New Zealand


RTR Vehicles is an American automotive company founded in 2009 by Vaughn Gittin Jr. involved in designing, developing, and manufacturing OEM+ performance vehicle packages for Ford's product line.

RTR stands for “Ready to Rock!”

RTR Front Blog

Ford has opened the order books for an exclusive run of Ford Mustang GT RTR Series Two vehicles.

  • Get in Quick: Limited run of Mustang GT RTR Series Two vehicles now available to order, with delivery to customers in early 2022.
  • The Ford Mustang GT RTR Series Two combines Modern Aggressive Styling with RTR Tactical Performance Suspension parts.
  • Recommended Retail Price of $93,990 + ORC*.

Ford recently announced that by the end of 2022 they will only offer electrified powertrains, PHEVs, MHEVs and Hybrids, across the majority of its passenger and SUV range. Ford performance enthusiasts surely breathed a sigh of relief when Ford also announced that Ford Performance vehicles will continue in 2022, and it looks like the Ford Mustang isnt going anywhere anytime soon.

The GT RTR Series Two combines RTR’s modern aggressive styling with their tactical performance suspension parts. Each part has been engineered to improve the overall look and functionality of the already superior Ford Mustang GT.

In addition to the added appearance parts, the Series Two RTR includes 25mm RTR lowering springs with a revised custom spring rate. This spring package has been validated and test track proven by both Vaughn Gittin Jr and Ford Performance engineers in Detroit.

Vaughn Gittin Jr., is an American, self-taught, professional drifter from Maryland who competes in Formula D (drift) behind the wheel of his 2021 Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Racing Mustang RTR.

“We are excited to bring another limited run of Mustang RTR vehicles to the market,” said Rachel White, Marketing Manager, SUV and Passenger Vehicles, Ford New Zealand. “Stunning to look at and great to drive. If people are keen to get into one they should contact their local Ford dealer straight away. We’ve got limited volume and a variety of colours to choose from but it’s also first-in, first-served so to secure one and the colour you most want, call today.”

High Performance

The Mustang GT RTR Series Two still gets its 5.0-litre Coyote V8 and develops 339kW of power @7,000rpm and torque of 556Nm @4,600rpm. The RTR Series Two is fitted to standard spec Mustang GT Fastback, V8 with the 10-speed automatic gearbox.
According to Ford New Zealand, the Mustang GT RTR Series Two will go on sale at $93,990 plus on-road costs.

RTR Rear Blog

RTR Series Two Exterior

While retaining functionality, there is still the unmistakable signature RTR style included in RTR Series Two Package including the iconic RTR upper grille with LED lighting and lower grille.
All RTR Series Two packages also include badging and revised graphics developed specifically for the RTR Series Two.
Exterior Features include:

  • RTR Performance Suspension
  • RTR Windshield Banner
  • RTR Upper Grille w/ LED Lighting
  • RTR Lower Grille
  • RTR Front Chin Spoiler
  • RTR Rocker Splitters
  • RTR Quarter Splitters
  • Ford Performance Pack Spoiler
  • RTR Rear Diffuser
  • RTR Badged Decklid Panel
  • RTR Performance Pack Spoiler Gurney Flap
  • RTR Badge Kit
  • RTR Graphics Package
  • RTR Puddle Lamps
  • RTR Centre Caps
  • Black PVD Lug Nuts
  • RTR 19 x 9.5" Black Tech Mesh Wheels

RTR Series Two Interior

The RTR Series Two package adds the RTR style that accents the comfort and style already in place by Ford Mustang GT. To complete the sleek, personalised style of the Mustang GT RTR each Series Two receives a serialised dash plaque that is personally autographed by Vaughn Gittin, Jr.

Interior Features include:

  • Ford Performance Sill Plates
  • RTR Floor Mats
  • RTR Serialised Dash Plaque Signed by Vaughn Gittin Jr

The Ford Mustang GT RTR Series Two vehicles are available in the following colours with limited numbers of each:

  • Anti-Matter Blue
  • Rapid Red
  • Carbonised Gray
  • Shadow Black
  • Race Red
  • Iconic Silver

Dual Warranty

The RTR Series Two pack is supported by Ford Performance (US) and all claims related to the RTR performance suspension, body kit and any other RTR accessories must be submitted through CTB Performance and Accessories Limited via the customers local Ford Dealership.

The original body and componentry of the Ford Mustang GT base vehicle is supported by Ford New Zealand’s full five-year, unlimited kilometre full factory, transferable warranty. Further adding to the ownership experience, Ford Service Benefits brings owners Roadside Assistance as well as a Service Loan Car and sat-nav mapping updates where available.

 

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