By vukasin The quintessential pony car of the last half of century is arguably the Mustang.
One — inspired by the Shelby GT notchback coupe prototype — came to be called the California Special. That original version featured blacked-out grille, fog lamps and a side racing stripe that ended ahead of a new rear fender scoop.
It wore a Shelby-inspired spoiler, custom tail lamps and twist-lock hood fasteners. Impressed, Ford put a limited number of California Special cars into production for Today, the California Special for Mustang GT is a visual standout, featuring a trademark fading stripe that traces from the 5.
At the front, the car follows the blacked-out open grille and picks up the Mustang Performance Pack 1 splitter. The California Special wears unique five-spoke painted machined wheels.
Signature California Special script badging appears on the passenger-side dash panel. Advanced rev-matching helps smooth out shifts by predicting shifts and then quickly matching engine rpm — similar to the heel-and-toe methods the pros use. On downshifts, the engine rpm instantly kicks up to smooth out the transition between gears.
Active valve performance exhaust now available on EcoBoost models When the class-exclusive quad-tip fully variable active valve performance exhaust hit the streets for Mustang GT forcritics and customers alike raved over the deep throaty sound of the 5.
Now, this Ford-patented fully variable active valve performance exhaust brings an aggressive snarl to Mustang EcoBoost models. This class-exclusive quad-tip exhaust system can be controlled by the drive mode system or via personalized MyMode settings through the inch all-digital LCD instrument panel, as well as through the standard 4.It was one of the first models that accepted retro styling.
Also, Ford introduced a fantastic-looking model that was recognizable and iconic, as well as modern and contemporary. Also, the Mustang was one of the first domestic muscle cars that started the muscle car revival in the early s.
Vintage colors are reformulated with modern Glasurit automotive finish products for improved appearance and durability $ , P A C K A G E S A N D O P T I O N S The GT was Shelby's top of the line offering in , and it looked the part. A new front fascia, grille, hood, decklid with integrated spoiler, and upper and lower quarter.
The Ford GT is an American mid-engine two-seater sports car manufactured and marketed by Ford for model year in conjunction with the company's centenary.
The Ford GT began production again from the model year. The GT recalls Ford's historically significant GT40, consecutive four-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans .
The retro-flavored special edition pays tribute to its ancestor by getting the same blacked-out front grille and side body graphics together with Ebony Black and Race Red script California Special.
I also have a 67 Mustang and honestly, I can't believe how classic and retro the boss feels. I can smoke other cars on the road and have even beat some modern corvettes. Overall, a great car/5. Ford Mustang Shelby GT - Singin' the Blues Ford Mustang Shelby GT owner Sam Joyner had to have his Mustang in Windveil Blue, so he ordered a custom Stang and made it his own.