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.Above and right: Early chassis development of the 2005 Mustang involved Lincoln LS mules, giving rise to the ... In its place, Ford built a new showcase factory that would make F-150 The staying power of the Fox-platform Mustang, as typifiedanbsp;...
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