Ford Reveals Mustang GTD Option Packages and an Interior That’s To Die For

The Mustang GTD made waves when Ford confirmed that it created a no-holds-barred performance entry that would shatter everything we knew about the Mustang. While driving this unhinged beast would set you back over $325,000 Ford claims that the sheer amount of performance on hand would be worth every penny.

With the Mustang GT3 preparing to compete in the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans race, the company has decided to release some new details about the GTD and not only provided clarity about the option packages that will be coming to the GTD, but also decided to show us the interior of this monstrous Mustang for the very first time.

Family resemblance plays strong role in GTD’s story

Slip inside the Mustang GTD and you’ll find that the model has a very strong resemblance to the standard Mustang with the cabin carrying over much of the core formula. That includes the integrated 12.3 and 13.2-inch screens that you see on models like the Premium and the Dark Horse. The steering wheel and even the dashboard are carried over too.

However, look past the copy-and-paste job and you’ll notice some GTD-exclusive details that make their way to the surface. All GTD models get standard titanium shift paddles, standard Recaro sport seats, and even special graphics for the screens. Buyers looking to see what the rear suspension is doing will be able to get a glimpse of the action thanks to a rear viewing window that focuses on the action. The center console also gets two new buttons with one opening up an exclusive Track Apps mode while the second one operates the front-axle lift system. 

Option packages make GTD a unique proposition

In addition to the interior, Ford also shined a spotlight on some of the option packages that will be coming to the GTD. One of them is called the Performance Pack which loads the GTD up with features designed to sharpen the aerodynamics of the car while also shedding weight too. That includes large front-mounted dive planes and a large front splitter with the rear of the car getting a drag reduction system that’s mounted on the rear wing. A weight reduction package is also available and it not only removes sound-deadening material but also adds 20-inch magnesium alloy wheels.  

In addition to those packages, Ford will also offer a special Carbon Series package for the GTD that leaves unpainted sections of carbon fiber on the hood, roof, and portions of the decklid. A Magnetite finish is also applied to the wheels and buyers will be able to choose from six different exterior colors including a new color called Chroma Flame.

“Many sports cars excel at one thing. But for a car to set a quick lap at the Nurburgring, it needs to be great at everything,” said Mustang GTD Chief Engineer Greg Goodall. “Cornering, grip, braking, acceleration, there’s not a single area where it can’t shine.”


Get it while you can

Ford is planning a two year production run for the Mustang GTD and while the company has not revealed exactly how many it will produce (as well as how much horsepower the car makes) look for that figure to potentially end up being around 1,400 examples. Pricing will start at over $325,000 and Ford has chosen to do a rigorous registration process for buyers with the company confirming that it received over 7,500 applications from eager buyers. Unfortunately, the process is now closed in the U.S. and Canada but European buyers can put their applications in to earn a spot in line for this special Mustang.