Ford Racing has released first details about the Mustang RTR, set to go on sale in January 2015

Ford Racing has released first details about the 2015 Mustang RTR, set to go on sale in January 2015.

Based on the current sixth generation Mustang, the vehicle features a more distinctive design with redesigned radiator grille with D-shaped inserts at the front and a rear diffuser with side splitters and center strakes at the back.

The new Mustang RTR will be available with the 300 PS (220 kW) 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine in the standard modification, while the 435 PS (320 kW) 5.0 V8 will be optional. Further technical details are expected soon.

Drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. says “Ford’s Mustang team has done an incredible job with the new 2015 Ford Mustang. The RTR team and I are pumped to work with such an incredible platform for RTR builds. Without a question, the performance and overall presence of the new Mustang RTR will impress and keep a smile on our customers’ faces whether cruising the streets or getting crazy on the track. I cannot take delivery of mine soon enough!”

Many of the styling elements of the 2015 Mustang RTR will be available as aftermarket parts through the official Mustang RTR website.

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