Ford has revealed a limited 50th anniversary edition of the new Mustang at the New York motor show.
special car, based on the Mustang GT fastback, will come in a choice of
white or blue colours. Just 1964 examples will be sold, a homage to the
original Mustang's launch year.
Styling upgrades over the
standard car include extra chrome trim on the exterior, new tail light
housings, and a unique badge at the rear denoting its rarity. Elsewhere,
the special Mustang features lowered three-quarter windows, another
hark to the 1965 original.
Inside, Ford has upgraded the Mustang's
cabin with special aluminium trim alongside new badging, stitching and a
new steering wheel. The seats feature the Mustang 50th anniversary
logo, while bespoke floor mats are also fitted.
Using the same
5.0-litre V8 engine as the GT and fitted with Ford's performance pack,
the 50th anniversary Mustang has 414bhp and 390lb ft of torque
available. Performance brakes and special 19-inch alloys are also
fitted, alongside performance tyres.
Models will come with either
an automatic transmission or a six-speed manual gearbox. If choosing the
manual option, customers will also get a limited-slip rear
Production of the 50th anniversary Mustang will get
underway later this year, with sales starting in the US this autumn.
It's unlikely the new car will come to the UK.
Thanks to: Autocar