The 2005 Mustang, to be released by Ford forty years after the original Mustang, will be both a departure and a return to tradition, as Ford steps away from the aging Fox chassis for its flagship car, yet brings back styling cues from the most popular Mustangs of the past. Ford found inspiration for the new Mustang from its 1967 Fastback model. The 2005 retro-look pony car will include a 4.6-liter, V-8 engine with 300 horsepower a the highest horsepower of any previously built Mustang. This book traces the new Mustangas evolution from the drawing board to the production line to the street. A photographic celebration of the new car, this book delivers the inside story behind the rejuvenation of one of the most storied cars in automotive history.... but ita#39;s a big improvement over the previous model, which had a 3.27:1 final drive and 193 horsepower. Ford estimates 0-60 acceleration of the V-6 manual at about 7 seconds and 7.5 seconds for the five-speed automatic. With slightlyanbsp;...
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