In case you didn’t know, Ford is celebrating Mustang’s 50th anniversary on April 17, 2014. Mustang has become an American icon and has inspired millions over five decades. Check out the different ways in which Ford is paying homage to the Mustang.
50th Anniversary Model
The company is marking the event with the 50th anniversary Ford Mustang, a top of the line version with unique design accents not found in other models. Ford is using the New York International Auto Show as the platform to unveil this amazing vehicle, which will sport a 5 liter V8 engine capable of producing 420 hp, upgraded ceramic brakes and all the bells and whistles. Special rims and chrome all across the grille, taillamps and side glass top-off this one of a kind gem. Although price hasn’t been announced, estimates place it at the $50,000 mark.
Empire State Building
Fifty years ago, Ford unveiled a Mustang on the top floor of the Empire State building, and it’s doing it again today. As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, Ford team sliced a 2015 Mustang into six pieces and moved them individually 86 floors in a tiny elevator, then managed to put the car back together for display. Feats like this show the commitment and passion that drive the company behind the Mustang.
Ford has also launched Mustang Countdown, an online video series aimed at reviving the culture inspired by Mustang over five decades. The series include a curated selection of clips featuring older models, racing cars and collectors items.
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