Happy Birthday Ford Mustang.....An icon turns 50!!!!!!!!!

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  1. Shithead

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    Fifty years ago this week, Ford debuted the first-ever Mustang at the New York World's Fair. And to celebrate, the Blue Oval is offering up this special, 50th Anniversary Edition 2015 Mustang, which makes its debut at the New York Auto Show. It'll be a seriously limited affair, with only 1,964 examples of the special edition Mustang slated to be produced (the number chosen to coincide with the 'Stang's first year in production). But for those who raise their hands for the 50th Anniversary package, there's a pretty sweet package in store.

    The 50th Anniversary Edition is based on the 2015 Mustang GT with the Performance Pack, and is only available in two colors: Kona Blue, or Wimbledon White (pictured). The car also comes fully loaded – the only option for buyers to choose is the transmission. Should you opt for the six-speed automatic, you'll get a limited-slip rear differential with a 3.55:1 final-drive ratio (the 50th Anniversary car is also the only way to get a slushbox-equipped 'Stang with the Performance Pack). Selecting the six-speed manual 'box will net you a Torsen differential with a 3.73:1 ratio. All 50th Anniversary cars will be powered by Ford's 5.0-liter, naturally aspirated V8, estimated to produce more than 420 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque in the 2015 Mustang.

    Inside, there's a cashmere-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel, with a similar detail found on the instrument panel, shift boot, door inserts, seats, and center armrest. Two-tone leather/black upholstery is also part of the 50th Anniversary package, and of course, there's a special logo on the seats.

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  2. Bye You!

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    Naturally aspirated ? with today's gas ? Not a wise option for a new car. what are they gonna do run the gas through a chiller ? an ice can ? fuel injection is the way to go. Nostalgia is nice but it creates a lot of problems in today's environment.
     
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    happy birthday, Mustang

    50 Years of being the choice car for 40 year old spinsters who wear too much make up and weekend binge drink and 55 year old a-holes who can't afford Corvettes
     
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    :clap::clap::clap::clap::clap::clap: The're way too many of them around to be considered "special". They're like Harley's here, there's one in every garage.

    Want something special ? Get a Studebaker or a Mercury.
     
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    Naturally aspirated=No turbo or blower
     
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    Uh Yeah. I got it.
     
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    not to go on a tangent but it is related

    anyway, has anyone ever seen someone drive a corvette that wasn't:
    -old
    -white
    -wore glasses
    -wore a hat (I don't get the hat)

    I've LITERALLY never seen anyone drive a corvette that didn't have the all 4 of those characteristics....LITERALLY NEVER
     
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    Hey,I'm only 47.
     
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    Lucky Fucker. :mad:
     
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    i only fit 1 of 4, do i still count?
     
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    Old ? White ?
     
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    Edited: for beating a dead horse about natural aspiration.

    The Mustang is a great value performance car. Even the V6 is very fast and with the performance package out-handles a stock GT (V8).

    A premium 2014 (leather, upgraded stereo, power seat, SYNC, etc) V6 with the performance pack with 300 plus horsepower and a 0-60 time around 5.3 sec, 60-0 braking in 108 ft, and a 300' skidpad of .91g can be driven off a lot (tag, taxes, etc) here for $23,900 due to heavy rebates before the new model arrives.

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    Sold my cherry '86 convertible last year. Im 49 and Hispanic...:coffee:
     
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    I'm going to go off topic even further. Has anybody ever seen someone drive a Subaru that wasn't:

    - Lesbian
    - Wearing LL Bean clothing
    - White
    - 40-45 or older
    - Never going over the speed limit; always using turn signals
    - All of the above

    (sounds like this would be a cool thread - specific cars and the type of people who drive them.
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    He'd probably consider you "old", and "white Hispanic".
     
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    Lesbarus is what I've heard them called.