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2020 Ford Mustang Gets New Rapid Red Color: First Look

The 2020 Ford Mustang sees a few changes and updates for the model year, such as the addition of the 2.3L High Performance Package, three new wheel options, and four new exterior colors: Twister Orange, Iconic Silver, Grabber Lime and Rapid Red. Here’s our first look at the new Rapid Red hue.


Assigned order code D4, Rapid Red is the second-most expensive exterior color option for the 2020 Ford Mustang, and is one of eleven total colors available.

2020 Ford Mustang Rapid Red 005

The new Rapid Red color is not included in the base price of the 2020 Mustang, and costs an additional $395. It is available in conjunction with all trim levels and all interior color combinations except for the following interior combos:

  • Midnight Blue with Grabber Blue Stitch
  • Ebony with Miko Suede and Red Stitch
  • Ebony with Green Stitch

Ford Mustang Trim Levels:

  • EcoBoost
  • EcoBoost Premium
  • GT
  • GT Premium
  • Bullitt
  • GT350
  • GT350R
  • GT500

Ford Mustang Interior Color Combinations:

  • Ebony
  • Dark Ceramic
  • Tan
  • Ebony with Alcantara
  • Ebony with Metal Gray Stitch
  • Ebony with Miko Suede and Red Stitch
  • Ebony with Green Stitch
  • Ebony with Dark Slate
  • Ebony with Red
  • Ebony with Smoke Gray
  • Showstopper Red
  • Midnight Blue with Grabber Stitch

2020 Ford Mustang Rapid Red 003

2020 Ford Mustang Launch Timeframe

As of this writing, the 2020 Mustang is already available at the retail level, since the Ford Flat Rock plant in Michigan has been producing 2020 model year units for the past several months. Models in the Rapid Red exterior color are already on dealer lots. Availability varies by dealer, so check with yours for complete details.

Frankie's first favorite car was a 1968 Ford Mustang, and he's had a strong appreciation for the nameplate ever since. Later in his youth he became infatuated with Eleanor, thanks to Nicholas Cage's stellar performance. Frank's a real jokester, too.

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  1. jake

    i love that car


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