The upgraded powertrains were capable of achieving better fuel efficiency due in part to the new transmissions. For 2009 the V6 Appearance Package was offered in Performance White and Black. Archived from on July 7, 2015. The 19-inch black-alloy racing wheels are 9-inches wide up front and 9. Archived from on October 4, 2009. Archived from on July 16, 2010. For 2009, Ford introduced a new option called the glass roof.
Archived from on May 9, 2013. The new design moved away from the linear nature of the previous models. Additionally, the fifth and sixth gear ratios of the transmission have been changed from 0. Developed under the direction of Chief Engineer and exterior styling designer , the fifth generation Mustang drew inspiration from the first-generation 1964—1970 Mustangs. Archived from on July 3, 2010.
Various aerodynamic upgrades, such as the design of the front fascia and the aforementioned Gurney Flap spoiler, contribute to increased downward force and a reduced coefficient of drag. The engine produces 300 hp 224 kW 5750 rpm and 320 lb·ft 433 N·m of torque 4500 rpm. Larger front disc brakes with six-piston calipers, reinforced axle tubes, and aero tweaks to help the car reach 200+mph safely. Archived from on March 17, 2007. Racing style tubular headers replaced the standard cast iron headers. Archived from on December 12, 2010.
It rides on 19X9-inch front and 19X10 inch rear light-weight alloy wheels with R-compound ultra high-performance tires. Though the 2010 Mustang V-6 retained a single exhaust outlet, the diameter of the tip had been increased one-half of an inch to three inches. Archived from on April 30, 2010. This generation was the first to be sold in Japan in left hand drive form with exterior lighting modifications to comply with Japanese Government regulations. Replacement links from Ford are colored black or oxide coated For 2006, a less expensive version of the Mustang was introduced as the new base model. The rear suspension was a new three-link system with a that controls the vertical and lateral movements of the axle. The trunk lid included a black panel that united the left and right tail lamp clusters.
The shocks are adjustable at the shock tower by using a flat head screwdriver. Japanese-market Mustang with deleted , amber rather than red rear , and side turn signal repeater on front fender. The coating allows for the replacement of traditional cast-iron cylinder liners and marks Ford's first use of this process. Archived from on May 9, 2013. Mustang 2005: A New Breed of Pony Car.
Its platform was the for the 2005. Although side quarter window louvers as shown in picture are not standard, they are added by owners because they are similar to those on the 1968 Mustang fastback. Named for who helped develop and introduce the Mustang. Rear axle gear selections were 3. Complementing the transmission's gear ratio changes is a new, more aggressive 3. Archived from on November 17, 2010.
The design was inspired by international products in categories such as jewelry, couture clothing, and architecture. Inside, Ford now offered a 4. It has a cold air intake, improved engine calibration, and a revised exhaust system designed to mimic the sound of the Mustang used in the Bullitt movie. Archived from on October 8, 2014. As of 2007, all 2008 Mustangs have seats containing material derived from , harking back to some of. The 6-speed manual transmission came with a 3. Archived from on March 9, 2011.
The standard Mustang traction and stability control programs have been altered with a new intermediate sport mode designed to allow for more flexibility on the track. The 2012 Laguna Seca Boss 302 comes in two colors — Black or Ingot Silver — with a red roof and red accents. In 2009, the Mustang also won the title. The front Grill was brushed aluminum billet with a V6 style pony emblem on the driver's side. From the second half of 1999, design work commenced under Ford design chief, , and concluded in July 2002 with the design freeze.
The only difference between the V6 Standard and V6 Deluxe trim levels was that the V6 Standard featured sixteen-inch black steel wheels with plastic wheel covers, versus the sixteen-inch alloy wheels on the V6 Deluxe. The ambient interior lighting package consisted of the installation of that gave the driver the ability to choose various color combinations for the instrument cluster, sound system and climate control displays, as well as light emitting from the top of the front footwells and from beneath the rear seats. Using premium grade, 91-octane or better gasoline, the new 5. A Mustang won the drivers, team and manufacturers' championships for both the 2008 and 2009 seasons of Grand-Am Koni Challenge. A more aggressive front splitter and a larger rear spoiler increase downforce for high speed track use. In spite of this, Ford has drawn heavy criticism from the automotive journalism community for the decision to equip the 5th generation Mustang with the live axle system. Design and development work began in 2005, with 2006 being the year when designer George Saridikas' exterior proposal was chosen, as well as Robert Gelardi's interior proposal under chief S-197 designer.
Archived from on March 9, 2010. Dark Argent Gray 18-inch cast-aluminum euro-flange wheels are used with matching brake calipers and larger, 3. Despite its aftermarket build status, it carries factory engine and warranties. The 2009 45th Anniversary edition is badged with a Mustang Colt emblem, with the 45th Anniversary logo. Twelve Mustangs are currently used in the Gran Sport class.