The 2015 Mustang is an enormous deal. This mannequin yr celebrated the 50th anniversary of Ford’s iconic pony automotive. Proper now Mustangs are filling vendor’s tons and able to stampede onto the pavement. This previous yr has been chock filled with Mustang happenings and now’s the time to look again and see simply how far the recent new pony automotive has come.
Ford did an enormous simultaneous unveiling around the globe on December 5, 2013. The 2015 Mustang was unveiled in Shanghai, China, Sydney, Australia, Barcelona, Spain, and Los Angeles, California. This worldwide simultaneous launch signified that the brand new Mustang is prepared for world domination. Ford additionally premiered their legendary pony on Good Morning America. The 2015 Mustang was designed to be a world automotive from the get go.
The 2015 Mustang made it’s auto present debut on the 2014 Detroit Worldwide Auto Present. Seen right here in triple yellow it screams to be taken to triple digits and most probably triple digit rushing tickets. Simply probably the most talked about automotive on the present, the Mustang introduced in it’s hometown Motown that it was right here and able to steal the highlight.
Ford and Revell teamed as much as give away 1:25 scale fashions of the automotive on the present so showgoers might take residence their very personal ponycar on the Detroit Worldwide Auto Present. The preliminary runs of toy automobiles have been labeled “Auto Present Editions”. It was a really profitable promotion, with Ford ultimately operating out of the plastic automobiles by the top of the present.
Talking of spotlights, the 2015 Mustang made it’s cinematic debut on the finish of the Want for Velocity film. Apart from what you considered the standard or cheese issue of the film itself, it may be argued that the Mustang appeared unimaginable on the large display. The strongest a part of the film wasn’t the appearing or the actors themselves it was the automotive. Though a lot of the focus within the movie was on the customized Shelby Mustang the 2015 nonetheless demanded consideration and simply stole the eye from the Shelby, particularly being that it was strategically positioned on the finish of the film to remain recent within the audiences’ minds.
Ford celebrated the Mustang’s huge 5-Zero this previous April at Charlotte Motor Speedway and had an enormous Mustang gathering and occasions for all. There was additionally a gathering at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Not eager to accept just some celebrations, Ford determined to purpose for the sky by putting a 2015 Mustang on prime of the Empire State Constructing throughout April’s New York Worldwide Auto Present to have fun the Mustang’s 50th birthday. The occasion recreated historical past, because it was a tribute to a Mustang being positioned on prime of the Empire State Constructing again in 1965. I used to be capable of attend the historic occasion however sadly the remark deck the place the automotive was assembled was so crowded I needed to recall the occasion and create a bit of inventive expression to convey the expertise.
The Mustang 50th Anniversary mannequin additionally debuted on the New York Worldwide Auto Present. One of the fascinating styling options of the anniversary mannequin is the rear louvered glass home windows which take a basic styling cue and convey them into 2015. Enjoyable reality: to supply the layered rear window louvers there needed to be a brand new course of solely used for these home windows, which retain the see-through glass but in addition have the throwback slats for a pleasant stylistic contact.
After all the glitz and glamour surrounding the brand new 2015 Mustang’s 50th anniversary all of it comes right down to the automotive itself, not the hype. Ford has managed to make a completely trendy ponycar, one which lastly has trendy unbiased rear suspension on it’s hindquarters. With three engine decisions, a V6, the Coyote 5.Zero V8, and the EcoBoost four cylinder there are various choices for a way you get ponies out of your, um….pony. The EcoBoost is unquestionably probably the most controversial powerplant of the three, however Ford is anticipating it to be the quantity mannequin. In fact with the V8 you’ll have a racehorse however the different two usually are not one-trick ponies.
The icing on the thrilling 2014 cake for the Mustang is the brand new GT350 that debuted at this yr’s LA Auto Present. The long-awaited prime canine, um, horse of the Mustang line up is prepared for primetime and to hold the Shelby identify into the brand new era of ponycars. With at the very least 500 horsepower, a trick Magnaride suspension and a primary for Ford manufacturing flat-crank V8 engine the brand new GT350 is certain to be a hoot to drive.
Not content material with simply putting a Mustang on prime of the Empire State Constructing, Ford positioned a Mustang atop the world’s tallest constructing, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai this November. In the identical style carried out on the Empire State Constructing, the Mustang was six totally different items that have been loaded onto an elevator and carried to the statement deck of the constructing, then assembled. The Mustang is actually ending 2015 on prime of the World.
After all the glitz and glamour surrounding the brand new 2015 Mustang’s 50th anniversary all of it comes right down to the automotive itself, not the hype. Ford has managed to make a completely trendy ponycar, one which lastly has trendy unbiased rear suspension on it’s hindquarters. With three engine decisions, a V6, the Coyote 5.Zero V8, and the EcoBoost four cylinder there are numerous choices for a way you get ponies out of your, um….pony. The EcoBoost is unquestionably probably the most controversial powerplant of the three, however Ford is anticipating it to be the quantity mannequin. In fact with the V8 you’ll have a racehorse however the different two will not be one-trick ponies.