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2003 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Concept

The Ford Mustang GT Convertible and Coupe standards arrive geared up to take fanatics' breath away - 3 layout-generations after the authentic made records in 1964. The trendy legends of the American pony automobile are modern-day vehicles that seize the essence of Mustang's layout and overall performance heritage.

Presented as a two-seat fastback coupe and convertible, the Ford Mustang GT standards are robust signs of the next-generation Ford Mustang GT's layout direction. They grow to be a ambitious testomony to the undying cost that car fanatics preserve for the authentic American pony automobile.

"These Mustang standards are very well present day vehicles that factor to a vivid destiny for Mustang," says J Mays, Ford Motor Company vice chairman of Design. "Their effective stances, easy floor language and ultra-present day interiors set new requirements for muscle automobiles. Above all, those standards talk the soul of Mustang: a conventional, cool and quintessentially American muscle automobile."

Introspective and Extroverted

The Ford Mustang GT standards draw at the very factors which have made Mustang the definitive American sports activities automobile for almost 4 decades. Their outdoors designs are surely stimulated via way of means of a number of the extroverted Mustangs of the beyond and had been created via way of means of a layout crew that took an introspective technique to updating a conventional layout.

The designs are present day, crisp and display the authentic person of what Mustang approach to such a lot of people. The authentic 1964 Ford Mustang definitely developed from the racing-stimulated, two-seat idea automobile referred to as the Mustang 1. After reviewing archived files, Mustang's present day-day crafters had been struck via way of means of how the authentic layout embraced the identical inspirational cues that talk overall performance. The layout crew appeared past manufacturing fashions to the Mustang 1 idea for present day inspiration. Much just like the Mustang 1 and the later Mustang Mach 1 display automobile in 1968, the Ford Mustang GT standards are rare, radical designs so as to enchantment to everyone.

"By melding the authentic person of Mustang into those completely present day offerings, we have got ensured that even the uninitiated will right away apprehend those automobiles as Mustangs," says Mays. "We went past their outdoors designs to genuinely recognize the quantity to which Mustang has embedded itself in American culture."

New Design

The Ford Mustang GT standards are right away recognizable as Mustangs, but they stretch the layout a ways into the destiny with a rather present day look. Like the Mustang 1 idea, the GT standards are two-region sportscars: one a coupe and the alternative a convertible. Both automobiles began out out with a substantially changed Ford Thunderbird rear-wheel-pressure architecture. The platform turned into sectioned to gain the right proportion. The front-cease geometry is all authentic - custom designed to house the signature Mustang MOD 4.6-liter V-8.

In live performance with plans for the all-new Ford Mustang, due in 2004, the outdoors and indoors designs of the Ford Mustang GT standards had been penned via way of means of designers in Ford's Living Legends Studio in Dearborn, Mich., and Ford's California Design Center in Southern California. The idea layout execution turned into executed solely on the California Design Center.

"Getting the proportions proper is the magic to creating the whole layout work," says Mays.

"When you are designing a brand new Mustang, you are the steward of forty years of car records. If you do not get it proper, you have got 8-million Mustang lovers to reply to. I assume we were given it proper," says Mays.

The silhouette of the auto is unmistakably Mustang. The coupe conjures photos of 1967 and 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback whilst the convertible brings lower back cues of the early Shelby Mustangs, specifically in its "display bar" and wide-detail tail lamps.

Inside, there is no mistaking the no-holds-barred Mustang conventional cues. The cockpit is dramatic for the driving force and passenger with lush pink and charcoal leather-based accented via way of means of billet-aluminum hardware. They're paying homage to any other generation but, internal and out, the Ford Mustang GT Convertible and Ford Mustang GT Convertible Coupe standards are very well present day.