The 2019 Ford Mustang Looks Great in Need for Green
Last week, I attended a Ford media function where we heard and saw all sorts of cool things that we aren’t allowed to talk about and at the time, one of those things was the 2019 Ford Mustang in a gorgeous new green exterior paint. The green muscle car was sitting outside next to a new GT350 and a GT supercar, so it went unnoticed by many people. We would later learn via press release that this was our first look at the Mustang’s new “Need for Green”.
Need for Green
The 2019 Ford Mustang will come in the lovely shade of green shown above, playfully named Need for Green. This color is not as light as Gotta Have It Green from the likes of the 2013-2014 Boss 302, but it is considerably brighter and more noticeable than Guard, which was the green offered on the Mustang. In many lighting conditions, Guard looked more grey than green, but in bright sunlight, it was distinctly a dark metallic green.
Guard wasn’t offered for 2017 or 2018 and a bright green hasn’t been offered since 2014, so with the arrival of Need for Green in 2019 – the Ford Mustang gets its first proper green in five years.
“This is a color Mustang fans will celebrate because of its confident and youthful attitude,” said Barbara Whalen, Ford color and materials manager. “Need for Green is vibrant and jumps out at you, giving Mustang owners a look that definitely stands out in a crowd.”
The 2019 Ford Mustang in Need for Green will be available this summer and while it isn’t likely to unseat the most popular colors, I think that it is going to sell well. The pictures here don’t do the new color justice, as it really looks great on the 2019 Mustang GT in the bright sunlight.
There is no mention of a price increase for Need for Green, so it might be a no-charge color, but it seems more likely that the Motor Company will charge extra for this bright color. Right now, the 2018 Mustang is available (on Ford.com) in 11 color and 4 of them come with a price increase. Ruby Red and Royal Crimson are both $395 while Triple Yellow and Orange Fury are $495. Need for Green seems to fit in with the yellow and orange options, but even with a $500 upcharge – it is an awesome addition to the palate of the 2019 Mustang.