When the 2015 Ford Mustang made its debut on December 5th in six cities around the world, it was shown off in bright red and metallic dark grey. As one of the people who attended the Dearborn debut event, I met the S550 Mustang in Race Red much like those folks in New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai and Barcelona while the attendees at the new Mustang debut in Sydney Australia were the only ones to see the 2015 Mustang Convertible in “Magnetic” (that’s grey). However, with the start of the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit’s Cobo Hall, we got to check out the new Mustang in a variety of colors including Black, Magnetic and the stunning new Triple Yellow shown here.
While yellow hasn’t been among the most popular Mustang colors since the 1970s, Ford Motor Company has offered yellow options off and on over the past 50 years of the Mustang. Most recently, Yellow Blaze Metallic Tri Coat was offered on the Boss 302 Mustang and before that, Screaming Yellow was a full range color option for the 2005 and 2006 model years. This new Triple Yellow isnt likely to topple red or black options from the top of the sales statistics but as J Mays promised at the Dearborn debut of the 2015 Mustang – this new yellow is incredible in person. When combined with the gloss black wheels and taillight panel with the matte black trim in the grille, the fog light bezels and through the lower body trim pieces, this new black-and-yellow scheme is one that is likely to grab some big attention from those perspective buyers considering a yellow 2015 Mustang.
In addition to the Triple Yellow Mustang shown above, the 2015 Ford Mustang coupe was also on display in Black and Race Red with a 2015 Mustang Convertible in Magnetic introduced many of us to the droptop S550 for the first time. As I suspected after seeing the 2015 Mustang Convertible pictures from the Sydney debut, the open air Mustang looks great with the top down thanks to design lines that naturally cater to the topless feel. I love the look of the 2015 Mustang coupe and the shape of that car translates beautifully to a topless convertible. I didn’t see this convertible with the top up in person but from the pictures I still find that it looks a little odd with the soft top in the locked and upright position but that is forgettable when you see how great the S550 Mustang looks with the top tucked away.
The 2014 North American International Auto Show opens to the public on Friday so hundreds of thousands of show goers will have their first chance to see the 2015 Ford Mustang and once they do – I suspect even more enthusiasm about the next generation Mustang. Pictures don’t do the new Mustang justice and with the car displayed in several colors, meeting the 2015 Mustang in person is likely to change the opinion of critics who haven’t seen the car in person yet. Click any of the thumbnails on this page for a closer look at the Triple Yellow 2015 Mustang at the 2014 NAIAS!