Happy 50th birthday to the Iconic Ford Mustang today. To mark the milestone Ford have revealed that they will be producing a limited edition, 50 year Mustang, to honour five decades of Mustang heritage.
Based on the coming soon 2015 Mustang GT fastback, the 50 year limited edition Mustang is designed to provide customers with outstanding performance and a unique appearance that will be instantly recognisable on the road.
The only options for the 50 year limited edition are the choice of two exclusive colors, Wimbledon White, like Mustang serial No. 0001 that was first sold back in April 1964, or Kona Blue. The limited edition Mustang will also be available with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.
Another visual element that won't be found on any other Mustang is the louvered rear quarter-windows. Unlike the external louvers on the quarter-windows of the 1964 fastback, the new windows are comprised of layered sheets of glass built with a construction technique uniquely developed for this car.
Powered by the upgraded 5.0-liter V8 engine delivering more than 420 horsepower and 390 lb-ft. of torque, every 50 year limited edition will be equipped with the Mustang GT performance pack that includes massive six-piston Brembo front brakes and 19-inch alloy wheels with high-performance Y-speed-rated Pirelli P-Zero summer tires.
From behind the wheel, drivers will know they are driving a very special car. The aluminum trim panel that spans the double-brow instrument panel gets an axel spin finish different from other 2015 Mustangs, plus a special serialized 50 year limited edition badge on the passenger side. Each badge will be individually etched at Flat Rock Assembly Plant where the Mustang is built.
The limited-edition is the only 2015 Mustang with a cashmere-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel. The stitching is also used on the instrument panel, shifter boot, center armrest, door inserts and seats. The seats feature exclusive two-tone cashmere and black leather upholstery, and the Mustang 50 year logo on the seat backs.
Limited-edition cars will be equipped with loop-carpet floor mats with cashmere stitching and suede binding not available on other Mustangs.
Only 1,964 examples of the 50 year limited edition will ever be built and it will go on sale in the states in Autumn this year.
As the world honors 50 years of the Ford Mustang, what better way to celebrate one of the most iconic car brands than putting one back on top of one of the most iconic buildings? Click here to learn how Ford has displayed a Triple Yellow 2015 Ford Mustang convertible on the 86th floor observation deck of the Empire State Building, replicating the same feat from 50 years ago.
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