2004 Ford Mustang GTR 40th Anniversary Concept - AZH-CARS

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2004 Ford Mustang GTR 40th Anniversary Concept

At the 2004 North American International Auto Show, Ford delivered a totally redesigned Mustang (code named "S-197") on an all-new D2C platform for the 2005 version 12 months. Exterior styling changed into designed via way of means of Sid Ramnarace, drawing proposal from Sixties Mustangs. The vehicle featured a classy that Senior Vice President of Design J Mays mentioned as "retro-futurism."

The base Mustang makes use of a 210 hp (156 kW) Ford Cologne V6 engine. The GT has a three hundred hp (224 kW) four.6 L 3-valve Modular V8 with variable valve timing. Both vehicles appear to be underrated. Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords currently dynoed a V6 computerized at 182 rwhp, which is ready 235 hp on the flywheel. 5.zero Mustangs and Super Fords currently dynoed a brand new GT to 287 rwhp and 305 rwtq. 

Thats approximately 340 horsepower and round 360 lb.toes of torque on the flywheel, and is sufficient to propel the brand new GT's via the 1/four mile withinside the decrease 13-2d bracket with a few appropriate shifting. It keeps the conventional however arguable stay rear axle,no question for its reliability in drag racing, and gives stepped forward coping with and ride. Modern manufacturing centers and pc aided layout have allowed the brand new Mustang to have 100% extra structural stress over its predecessor, and feature significantly elevated construct nice in addition to suit and finish. One specially thrilling characteristic is optionally available changeable shadeation gauges.

Shortly after its release on the North American International Auto Show in January, Ford commenced manufacturing of the Mustang convertible, to be had with both the V6 or V8 engine. The 2005 Mustang convertible changed into designed from the floor as much as supply a extra inflexible frame shape with out extra weight. Ford engineers designed a z-fold pinnacle that offers it a completed look with the pinnacle lowered.

The new Mustang changed into a right away income fulfillment for Ford-1/2 of of all "sports" automobiles bought withinside the United States at the moment are Mustangs.[citation needed]

The 2006 version 12 months supplied a brand new "Pony Package" for the famous V6 version, which protected upgraded suspension, Bullitt-fashion wheels, wider tires, specific grille remedy with avenue lamps, rear deck spoiler, unique door striping and unique emblems. Dozens of latest aftermarket merchandise are being launched for the brand new Mustangs. The V6 Mustang had scarce aftermarket guide withinside the past, however that every one modified with the S-197 Mustang, which now has an array of V6 aftermarket guide. Carroll Shelby has constructed unique versions of the V6 with Paxton Superchargers and a 350 hp rating