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Tickford marks Bathurst week with new Mustang upgrade package

Daniel Herrero

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Tuesday 13th October, 2020 - 1:20pm

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The TA-500 Mustang

As it readies for a tilt at a third victory in the Great Race, Tickford has chosen Bathurst week to launch the new Mustang TA-500 Performance Pack.

Billed as its first modular performance pack for the Mustang, the TA-500 features a number of performance upgrades for and cosmetic enhancements both inside and out.

The base specifications for the Mustang GT (FN model only) include Tickford-engineered Cat-back exhaust, a new suspension tune, and Tickford springs which drop the car 25mm lower.

A range of options are also on offer, such as 750hp Tickford Roush Supercharger, Wilwood race-inspired brake package, and cold air intake.

Standard aesthetic tweaks include the Tickford C stripe decal pack with TA-500 badges, race-inspired rear spoiler, and TA-500 engine cover.

The hotted up Mustang rides on Michelin Pilot 4S tyres, measuring 275/35 R20 on the front and 295/35 R20 on the rear.

See below for full specs

The TA-500 Performance Pack starts at $16,250 and is available for any colour or transmission type.

Work will be completed in Melbourne with each car will be individually numbered and accompanied by a letter of authenticity verifying its credentials.

TA-500 production begins this month with orders open at Tickford’s website (www.tickford.com.au), while the supercharged TA-750 will soon also join the Campbellfield-based firm’s offering.

Tickford Racing will field four Mustangs in this weekend’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, namely the #5 entry of Lee Holdsworth/Michael Caruso, the #6 shared by Cameron Waters/Will Davison, the #44 of James Courtney/Broc Feeney, and the #55 driven by Jack Le Brocq/James Moffat.

Practice at Mount Panorama starts on Thursday morning.

TA-500 Base Specifications: For Mustang GT (FN model only)

Exhaust:

  • Tickford Engineered Cat-back exhaust with black chrome tips (Works with active exhaust)

Suspension:

  • Tickford Tuned for both Non Magneride and Magneride
  • Tickford springs – 25mm lower
  • Front strut brace
  • Rear subframe brace

Exterior:

  • Tickford C stripe decal pack with TA-500 badges
  • Tickford race-inspired rear spoiler
  • Gloss black rear deck lid panel
  • Black mirror caps
  • Tickford TA-500 engine cover
  • Tickford TA-500 build number plate
  • Tickford TA-500 boot badge
  • Black Mustang Pony grille badge

Interior:

  • Tickford red stitching leather steering wheel
  • Tickford leather console lid
  • Carbon look handbrake boot
  • Carbon look gear lever boot
  • Black gear knob (manual)
  • Tickford TA-500 floor mat set (4)
  • Tickford interior build plate

Wheels and tyres:

  • Front: 20 x 9.5 Black Tickford multi spoke wheels with 275/35R20 Michelin Pilot 4S tyres
  • Rear: 20 x 11 Black Tickford multi spoke wheels with 295/35R20 Michelin Pilot 4S tyres
  • 4 lock nuts

Optional add-ons:

  • Tickford tuned cold air intake and ECU recalibration
  • Tickford TA-500 full leather interior upgrade
  • Functional driving lamps
  • GT350 style rear spoiler
  • Wilwood race-inspired brake package
    • Front 6 piston red cailpers with 15′ rotors.
    • Rear 4 piston red calipers with 14′ rotors and handbrake
  • Tickford road and track coil over adjustable height suspension
  • Sport Steering wheel – alcantara, carbon or Nappa leather
  • Retro style wheels Silver Mini-lite
    • Front: 20×10 with 275/35R20 Michelin Pilot 4S tyres
    • Rear: 20×11 with 295/25R20 Michelin Pilot 4S tyres
  • 700hp Tickford Roush Supercharger
  • 750hp Tickford Roush Supercharger

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