Lee Iacocca’s 45th Anniversay Ford Mustang in Candy Apple Red

Apr
01

Lee Iacocca's 45th Anniversay Ford Mustang in Candy Apple Red - Muscle Cars BlogThe guys at Mustangsdaily.com took exclusive pictures of the Iacocca Mustangs that came out of Metalcrafters facility. These two mustangs were painted in Candy Apple Red and Black, both of which were custom ordered by Galpin Ford for their own private collection. As they say, Galpin was kind enough to take the red Iacocca Mustang out of their collection for a photoshoot. Enjoy the exclusive images by Mustangsdaily.com.

LEE IACOCCA UNVEILS LIMITED EDITION MUSTANG

Car Celebrates 45 Years of Muscle and Magic

Forty-five years after he introduced the original Ford Mustang, launched at a dramatic press conference at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, auto industry visionary Lee Iacocca today announced a new version of the famous muscle car – the Iacocca Silver 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang – a breathtaking vehicle that utilizes the latest in Ford performance technology with a style and panache that screams, Mustang fastback. Only 45 “2009½” Iacocca Silver Edition Mustangs – all painted a special “Iacocca” chosen silver hue – will be built. Read more!

Nearly two years in the making, the Iacocca Silver Edition Mustang is a collaborative effort by Iacocca, designer Michael Leone, and Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters, the world-class coachbuilding and Design Company in Fountain Valley, Calif. The new business venture is called I Legacy, and it will be in concert with Galpin Ford, the exclusive Ford dealership to offer these Iacocca Silver 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustangs to the public.

In a word, the new Iacocca Silver Edition Mustang is stunning. The lines flow organically from front to rear. The hand-crafted piece of rolling art, with its innovations and impact of the fastback design is truly exceptional in every way. With its sunken headlights, slanted grill and low stance, the car gives you “street attitude.”

“Once in a while a car comes along that changes everything, and that was the original Mustang,” said Iacocca.

The Silver Edition Mustang perpetuates the Iacocca mystique.

The car begins life on a 2009 Mustang platform, which is then uniquely modified and coachbuilt. While the exterior fastback design of the Iacocca Silver Mustang is compelling, the mechanical underpinnings are true American muscle.

The car’s suspension has been upgraded to keep pace with the power delivery. A Ford Racing Handling Package adds firmer springs and re-valved shock absorbers. A 14-inch Ford Racing Braking Package is optional. All suspension components will be covered under a factory Ford warranty, as well.

Inside the Iacocca Silver Mustang, the interior is resplendent with luxurious touches that highlight the car’s special  heritage, including Iacocca Diamond Design leather seats with embroidery stitching, an Iacocca signature dash plaque with serial number, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with “I” badge, and Iacocca-badged aluminum door sill plates.

The “Father of the Mustang” returns to the legend that started it all.

Specifications

ENGINE
Ford 4.6-liter V8 300hp

Optional Ford Racing Aftermarket Accessories
*85 MM Cold Air Kit (320HP)
*Supercharger (400HP)

DRIVETRAIN
5-speed stick shift transmission

SUSPENSION
Ford Racing Handling Package

Optional Ford Racing upgrade Brake Kit
Includes 14″ Rotors and 4-Piston Calipers

WHEELS & TIRES
IACOCCA Design 20” Chrome wheels with “I” Design Badge
20’’x 9.5” (F), 20”x 9.5 (R)
Goodyear Eagle RSA 245 X 45 X R20

INTERIOR
IACOCCA Diamond Design Leather Seats
with Embroidery Stitching
IACOCCA Signature Dash Plaque with Serial Number
IACOCCA Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel with Badge
IACOCCA Aluminum Door Sill Plates
One-Touch Up/Down power Windows
Two Power Outlets
Variable-Speed Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Defroster
Air-Conditioning

EXTERIOR
IACOCCA DESIGN FASTBACK
IACOCCA Design Hood Emblem
IACOCCA Design Trunk Cap “I” Emblem
IACOCCA Design Trunk Lettering
IACOCCA Prototype Shown
Not shown: Front Blinkers

* These Aftermarket Accessories can only be installed after the vehicle sale is finalized
and the vehicle is delivered to customer.

Vehicle specifications may vary and are subject to change
without notice. Consult dealer for vehicle specifics.
IACOCCA prototype shown on website


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