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2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special

America's preferred sports activities automobile receives even extra fashion and generation for 2019 way to the revival of the mythical Ford Mustang GT California Special, new generation capabilities together with rev-matching on 5.zero-liter guide-prepared fashions, the primary-ever custom-tuned B&O Play top rate audio gadget for Mustang and 3 new vintage-stimulated shades and over-the-pinnacle stripes.

"No doubt, 2019 is an interesting 12 months for Mustang lovers, mainly lovers of our California Special and Bullitt fashions," stated Corey Holter, Ford automobile institution advertising and marketing manager. "This 12 months in addition objectives hardcore Mustang lovers who need even extra overall performance from BULLITT, even as new generation together with rev-matching on guide transmission prepared Mustang GTs and energetic valve overall performance exhaust on EcoBoost® fashions manner even extra thrills."

California dreaming

When Mustang first hit the streets in 1964, proprietors golf equipment sprang up across the country, with many local sellers growing their very own customized pony automobile designs. One - stimulated via way of means of the 1967 Shelby GT notchback coupe prototype - got here to be known as the California Special.

That authentic model featured blacked-out grille, fog lamps and a aspect racing stripe that ended in advance of a brand new rear fender scoop. It wore a Shelby-stimulated spoiler, custom taillights and twist-lock hood fasteners. Impressed, Ford placed a restrained range of California Special vehicles into manufacturing for 1968. Before long, the California Special had joined the ranks of Shelby, Boss and Mach 1 special-version Mustangs.

The 2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special is a visible standout, presenting a hallmark fading stripe that strains from the 5.zero aspect badge to the rear fender scoop. A signature Ebony Black and Race Red script California Special badge ornaments the trunk lid. At the front, the automobile follows the blacked-out open grille and choices up the Mustang Performance Pack 1 splitter. The California Special wears particular five-spoke painted machined wheels.

Inside, motive force and passengers will find out wealthy black Miko® suede-trimmed seats with embossed GT/CS insignia and comparison purple accessory stitching, and custom embroidered GT/CS ground mats. Signature California Special script badging seems at the passenger-aspect sprint panel.

"Few matters are extra pleasant than losing the pinnacle on a California Special and taking a force down the majestic Pacific Coast Highway," stated Mark Conforzi, Ford designer. "This signature layout takes its cues from the authentic California Special, even as improving the character of latest Mustang."

Rev-matching to degree the field

Ford Mustang GT's retuned 5.zero-liter V8 engine packs 460 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque and tops out at one hundred fifty five mph. When that torque receives brought to the pavement thru 6-pace guide and to be had Performance Package, you higher keep on, due to the fact it really is in which rev-matching offers Mustang drivers a leg - or a heel and a toe - up.

Advanced rev-matching facilitates clean out shifts via way of means of predicting shifts after which quick matching engine rpm - much like the heel-and-toe techniques the professionals use. On downshifts, the engine rpm right away kicks as much as clean out the transition among gears.

Sensational B&O Play audio

Like Ford Mustang, Bang & Olufsen is an innovator in each iconic layout and heart-racing overall performance throughout its line of audio products. And now, for the primary time, the B&O Play audio gadget involves Mustang with a beautiful 10-channel amplifier generating 1,000 watts throughout 12 high-overall performance speakers.

Customized to the acoustics of the interior, sound engineers tuned the B&O Play audio gadget to take each the static and dynamic states of Mustang under consideration to raise the senses irrespective of riding conditions.

Active valve overall performance exhaust now to be had on EcoBoost fashions

When the class-different quad-tip completely variable energetic valve overall performance exhaust hit the streets for Mustang GT for 2018, critics and clients alike raved over the deep throaty sound of the 5.zero-liter V8 engine. What took absolutely each person via way of means of wonder became its motive force-managed, completely energetic exhaust mode and quiet begin mode, additionally called right neighbor mode.

Now, this Ford-patented completely variable energetic valve overall performance exhaust brings an competitive snarl to 2019 Mustang EcoBoost fashions. This class-different quad-tip exhaust gadget may be managed via way of means of the force mode gadget or thru customized MyMode settings via the 12-inch all-virtual LCD tool panel, in addition to via the same old 4.2-inch cluster.

More personalization than ever; new shades

Mustang lovers now have extra possibility to customise their automobile than ever before, with interesting new vintage-stimulated shades together with Velocity Blue, Need for Green and the enduring Bullitt model's different Dark Highland Green.

"These severe new shades hint again to Mustang's traditional shades of the past due Nineteen Sixties and early 1970s," stated Holter. "While shades like Shadow Black and Magnetic Gray will nevertheless be famous for folks that favor to cross stealth, those new shades percent a brighter, extra colourful punch for 2019."