Posts Tagged ‘Ford’

Pure Michigan: Pure Mustang

Jul
09

50-years-of-Mustang-history-will-be-celebrated-at-SilverstoneThe organisers of the award-winning Silverstone Classic (25-27 July) are delighted to announce an exciting and far-reaching new partnership with Pure Michigan, the US State’s official travel and tourism division.

One of America’s best-loved States, Michigan is the home of Detroit, the US’s leviathan motor industry and, of course, the Ford Mustang which is celebrating its 50th birthday in style at this summer’s epic three-day Silverstone Classic festival.

Pure Michigan will be supporting all the special Mustang celebrations staged at the massive event – these include dedicated displays, on-track parades, muscle car races, air displays, Motown music plus a host of other eye-catching and enthralling activities.

2015 Mustang To Include Ford SYNC 911 Assist

Jun
27

2015 Ford Mustang range is going to include the new Ford SYNC 911 Assist. The features are debuting on the car and will offer emergency dispatchers. 911 Assist uses a mobile phone connected to SYNC to call 911 directly when needed. The system will provide even more detail about a crash to aid in the dispatch of the appropriate resources. To make an instance, if the dispatcher knows that both front safety belts were fastened at the time of a high-speed collision, he or she may decide to send an additional ambulance directly to the scene. This is because, safety belt monitoring varies based on the airbag systems in the vehicle.

Furthermore, the 911 Assist need customer’s consent to enable the feature when pairing a cell-phone to SYNC in the beginning. The customer has the option to cancel the call before it is placed. In the event of an airbag deployment or fuel shutoff, there is a direct 911 call. Then, the operator receives a brief and prerecorded message that a Ford vehicle has been in a crash and has the option to retrieve vehicle GPS information.

New Airbag Design For 2015 Ford Mustang

Jun
23

2015 Ford Mustang will be equipped with a brand new airbag, which was designed for additional passenger safety by providing inflatable restraint protection in a smaller, lighter package. In addition, it also enables a roomier interior ant thus – more comfort. The new airbag will be introduced in the musclecar later this year and it will come as a standard. The safety system will also offer customers more robust package of sensors, safety belt anchor pretensioners, improved exterior lighting and double the total number of airbags.

In the first steps of developing this technology, the inflatable plastic bladder is integrated into the glove box door and provides front passenger knee protection. Other applications of this technology allow airbags to be placed in new locations inside the vehicle are in current development.

2015 Ford Mustang Is Official MIS Pace Car

Jun
13

Ford has just announced that its 2015 Mustang is going to be official pace car for the Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). The racing will take place on Sunday, 15th of June. The participation of the car is continuation of the ongoing tribute that Ford makes to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the iconic pony car. This is the first time that a Mustang GT fastback is appointed as a pace car at MIS. Ford Motor Company president of The Americas, Joe Hinrichs, will be the person who will drive the car and will race the Red fastback around the track in Brooklyn.

Just like the GT version, the pace car is also equipped with 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine. This means that it is perfect for its new job. The powertrain generates more than 420 horsepower (310 kW) and 529 Nm (390 lb.-ft.) of torque. The production version of the fastback is going to hit the showrooms later this year when it will offer two other engines – the 3.7-liter V6 and 2.3-liter EcoBoost.

2015 Ford Mustang Makes 500 Sells In 30 Seconds

May
30

2015 Ford Mustang will be released on the European market next year. However, more than 9,300 Europeans registered for a chance to buy one of 500 new Ford Mustangs available to order for the first time in the Old Continent during the UEFA Champions League Final. The interest was so high that the first 500 registrations came just 30 seconds into the match between Real Madrid CF and Club Atlético de Madrid. Those who are lucky to buy the new model will be notified in the forthcoming weeks.

The 500 new Mustangs will go across 20 countries. Ford will in the next few weeks contact the customers from each of these countries who were quickest to place their reservation. Each customer will then be invited to complete their order at a dealership later this year.

Ford Mustang’s Unmistakable Design DNA

May
28

2015 Ford Mustang is definitely a fresh interpretation of the original Mustang. It is both contemporary and instantly recognizable, thanks to its shark-bite nose through the fastback profile to the tri-bar taillamps. The model features lower roof and wider hips, which enhances the visual muscularity and give Mustang a more athletic stance.

As a matter of fact the Mustang has evolved over five decades and six generations. Certain visual cues however connect the latest model to the originals like the slant of a nose or the shape of the eyes that repeat themselves in any family.

2015 Ford Mustang Goes On Sale

May
20

2015 Ford Mustang fastback is available to be ordered by authorized dealers. The musclecar includes many new standard features such as fully independent suspension, push-button start, next-generation SYNC AppLink and a choice of three powerful engines. In addition, the company is also offering an all-new Mustang EcoBoost and Mustang GT available with 50 Years Appearance Package.

Each of the three available powerplants can be paired with an upgraded six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Precisely, the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine produces more than 305 horsepower (224 kW) and 407 Nm (300 lb.-ft.) of torque and has projected class-leading fuel efficiency.

Ford Mustang Gets Fine Art Treatment

May
14

Ford Mustang is celebrating 50 years since it was introduced. To commemorate this special anniversary the artist Robin Bark has created a limited-edition 1965 Ford Mustang fastback sculpture. He has captured the essence of the original Mustang in a handcrafted piece that evokes power and motion. Only 500 individual works will be produced. Each of them is made of solid aluminum cast, then polished, numbered and of course – signed by the artist.

Robin Bark is experienced in industrial design, graphic design ceramics and metalwork. But his love of muscle vehicles is what created this beautiful sculpture. As a matter of fact, by far he has developed a series of cast-aluminum sculptures of classic motorbikes and sports cars.

One-Off 2015 Ford Mustang Convertible To Support MS Society

May
09

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Years Convertible not only comes to commemorate the fifty years anniversary of the iconic model, but also will support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. How: only one example of the car will ever be produced and then subjected to raffle. The proceeds will support multiple sclerosis research. What is more, this is the single Mustang GT convertible that is going to be built with a performance pack and select content from the 50 Year Limited Edition fastback.

This unique Mustang is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine. The unit generates more than 420 horsepower (309 kW) and 529 Nm (390 lb.-ft.) of torque. It is coupled with a six-speed manual transmission. Another interesting fact is that this convertible will also be the single one to include a special performance pack. The latter includes 19-inch Pirelli P-Zero summer tires, Brembo six-piston painted front brake calipers and a limited-slip differential.

1964 Ford Mustang 1/2 Coupe Prepared For Silverstone Auctions

May
07

1964 Ford Mustang 1/2 Coupe is one of the earliest production run of the iconic car. More importantly, this unique find is ready to go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions on 24th of May. This muscle car is regarded as the purest of all Mustangs and is a very rare car. Its price is estimated between $23,764 to $30,562 USD (£14,000 to £18,000). The car was originally built at Ford‘s Dearborn Michigan plant on 26th of June 1964. What is really unique about it is that it still houses its original 260CI V8 Engine and Cruise-O-Matic transmission.

The car was ordered and then produced with one-off array of factory fitted options including power steering, power brakes, rally-pac and AM radio with rear speaker with a very rare Studio Sonic Sound System. Its exterior is in Rangoon Red color, while the interior is in Red Beauty one.