The American aftermarket blue oval tuner Roush has a long history of releasing their own brand of supercharged Ford Mustang that takes the already fun from the factory pony car and turns it into a track day special. The road car arm of Jack Roush Racing is continuing the trend with the all new 2010 Stage 3 Mustang, a special edition Ford Mustang limited to only 103 units and priced at just $59,945 each.
The stag 3 package is currently the highest of Roush’s upgrade kits for the new Mustang and boosts the pony car’s power plant up to a GT500 rivaling 540 HP and 510 lb-ft of torque. Aside from a tremendous amount of new found power under the hood, the 2010 Roush Mustang wears a full body kit from the aftermarket manufacturer and comes fully equipped with other go fast goodies like a free flowing exhaust, four piston brakes calipers biting down on oversized 14 inch rotors and a new grill that gets rid of the standard center lamps cleaning up the new car’s appearance and improving the air flow across the modified Mustang’s cooling elements.
On the inside the ROUSH Mustang is adorned with a set of leather seats complete with embroidered Jack Roush signature, a set of performance pedal covers including the all important dead pedal to support the driver’s left foot while turing into a tight right hander as well as signature ROUSH illuminated kick plates and a short throw shifter with either a black or white cue ball style knob. Of course, like all Roush Mustangs, the Stage 3 comes equipped with badges on the inside that identify the authenticate it as a Stage 3 Roush Mustang. Still, at under $60,000 a Roush Mustang is an affordable alternative to the factory tuned Shelby Cobra.
Press release after the jump.
ROUSH® introduces a pair of new 2010 Mustang models, each with 540 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque ready to be unleashed by the touch of the throttle.
The 2010 ROUSH® Stage 3™ Mustang will once again take its rightful place atop the hierarchy of Jack Roush’s lineup. The vehicle comes fully-loaded with the ROUSH® body components; resonator exhaust; four-piston front brakes with 14-inch rotors and painted rear calipers with slotted rotors; and the new upper billet grille which removes the fog lamps and streamlines the appearance of the new Mustang while improving cooling performance. Interior enhancements include ROUSH® leather seats with an embroidered Jack Roush signature; four-piece performance pedals; ROUSH® illuminated sill plates; short throw shifter with black or white ball; and a new interior Stage 3™ badge with the car’s serial number engraved.
The 2010 ROUSH® Stage 3™ Mustang will ride on 18-inch chrome wheels with high-performance Cooper RS3 tires; 20-inch chrome wheels with Cooper RS3 tires are one of the few options available on this model. The suspension package includes ROUSH® front struts, rear shocks, front and rear springs, front and rear stabilizer bars and jounce bumpers.
“The ROUSH® Stage 3™ Mustang has traditionally been among the halo vehicles of our lineup and I’m really proud that it sits atop the pecking order once again,” said Jack Roush. “This new iteration of the Stage 3™ represents our highest horsepower and most sophisticated ROUSH® Mustang yet, and is sure to resonate among our fans.”
The suggested retail for the 2010 ROUSH® Stage 3™ Mustang is $59,945*. The 2010 ROUSH® Stage 3™ Mustang will have a limited production run of only 103 vehicles.