- July 16, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Jeff Flock on auto industry
When you make a list, it’s good to check it twice.
Ford is offering 450 Australian Mustang Mach 1 buyers $4,040 each after an error was discovered in the car’s marketing material that promised features it doesn’t have.
According to Car Advice, the promotional brochure said the Mach 1 was equipped with a “high-performance Torsen differential, rear parking sensors, and radar cruise control,” none of which are included on the Australian-market version of model.
Ford initially offered free scheduled maintenance for three years plus a track day experience as restitution, including to those who ordered their cars after the error was fixed, but continued to get complaints and went on to improve the make-good offer, which could cost it up to $1,818,000 if everyone takes advantage of it.
Customers can also get a full refund on their cars or their deposits back if they haven’t received them yet. Ford Australia is only importing…