Ford Mustang - a car produced by the concern Ford Motor Company based on the Ford Falcon.
The first Mustang was released on March 9th, 1964 and presented at the New York exhibition World's Fair April 7th, and on all US TV channels - the 19thApril of the same year. The Ford Mustang was one of the most successful releases in automotive history. For the first 18 months since the launch of the conveyor, more than a million cars of this brand have been sold.
Initially, the car had to be called Cougar, but shortly before the launch in the serialproduction, was given preference to the name of the Mustang, for its resemblance to the P-31 Mustang fighter. Today's emblem in the form of a horse appeared a little later, in accordance with the name of the car.
Ford Mustang I
A low-set sports car with a long hood andThe sharply chopped back part fell to the Americans to their taste. Ford Mustang with no less success conquers and Europe thanks to its powerful engine and stylish design.
The slogan of producers was not unfounded: "We will make Mustang especially for you". Each customer could order a Ford Mustang in any variation of the kit, starting with a modest appearance, a Spartan interior and a lowly motor, and finishing with a body painted with metallic paint, generously decorated with chrome, with a powerful engine, sports gearbox, leather interior and conditioning.
Ford Mustang II
1974 was marked by the appearance of second generation Ford Mustang. Auto decreases in size and is still manufactured in three bodies. In the same year, Ford Mustang gets varieties of models Mach I and Cobra second generation.
The second generation of this legendary car is produced 4 years. 1975 was marked by the appearance of a new modification of the second generation, equipped with a 5-liter V-shaped figure-eight.
Ford Mustang III
In 1978, the Ford Mustang III was introduced in Geneva. In appearance - this very different car, reduced in size, reminiscent of more European bodies. In 1982, the Ford Mustang appeared in the coupe and targa, and in 1983 - the open model Konvertible.
It's time to regain its former glory. Ford is launching the Mustang high-speed car. In 1984, the SVO model appeared, and in 1985 - modifications of Cobra and Mach. That same year debuted the Ford Mustang GT Cabrio. A year later, the Mustang appears with the designation LX, characterized by pointed features.
Ford Mustang IV
In 1993 the fourth generation comes out. In this car are harmoniously connected features of the legendary copy of 1964 and modern design. In 1997, the fourth generation Ford Mustang undergoes minor changes in the form easy restyling.
A year later a 320-strong model appears SVT. To the 40th anniversary of the Ford Mustang timed debutmodel GT-R. This car is equipped with a 5-liter aluminum engine V8 with two camshafts, a power of 440 hp. at 7.000 rpm with a maximum torque of 542 Nm. Externally, the Mustang GT-R features expanded wings, a carbon bonnet with an air intake, a rear diffuser and an impressive wing.
Ford Mustang V
In 2005, the fifth generation Ford Mustang was introduced. This generation is created on upgraded platform and is equipped with new engines. Under the hood of the latest generation Ford Mustang can be located one of two petrol engines - a 4-liter V6 with a power of 200 hp, or a 4.6-liter V8 with a power of 300 hp.
This Mustang retains the classic rear-wheel drive, which in combination with the new, completely redesigned chassis will be a real treat for lovers of powerful rear-drive cars.
The body design is even more aggressive. Cardinally updated interior Ford Mustang, which now looks more sporty, modern and stylish.
Ford Mustang Specifications
|Total information</ strong>|
|Model||Ford Mustang 4.0||Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8||Ford Mustang GT 5.4 V8|
|Year of issue||2004 ...||2004 ...||2007 ...|
|Number of doors / seats||2/4||2/4||2/4|
|The equipped weight, kg||1520||1580||1780|
|Gross vehicle weight, kg||---||---||---|
|Maximum speed, km / h||190||230||270|
|Acceleration from place to 100 km / h, from||---||5.1||5.0|
|Minimum turning radius, m||5.5||5.5||5.5|
|Trunk volume min / max, l||350||350||350|
|Dimensions, mm</ strong>|
|Track front / back||1580/1590||1580/1590||1580/1590|
|A type||Petrol with distributed fuel injection||Petrol with distributed fuel injection||Petrol with distributed fuel injection|
|Location:||Front longitudinally||Front longitudinally||Front longitudinally|
|Working volume, cc||4009||4606||5409|
|Number and arrangement of cylinders||V6||V8||V8|
|Diameter of the cylinder x stroke of the piston, mm||100.4 x 84.4||90.2 x 90.0||90.2 x 105.8|
|Number of valves||12||24||32|
|Power hp at rpm||213/5250||304/5750||507/6000|
|Maximum torque Nm at rpm||326/3500||437/4500||651/4500|
|A type||Mechanical 5-speed|
|Drive unit||Rear wheels||Rear wheels||Rear wheels|
|Front||Independent, such as McPherson, with a stabilizer bar||Independent, such as McPherson, with a stabilizer bar||Independent, such as McPherson, with a stabilizer bar|
|Rear||Dependent, spring, with stabilizer of lateral stability||Dependent, spring, with stabilizer of lateral stability||Dependent, spring, with stabilizer of lateral stability|
|Tire size||215/65 TR16; 235/55 R17||235/50 R18||Front 255/45 R18|
behind 285/40 R18
|Front||Disk ventilated||Disk ventilated||Disk ventilated|
|Rear||Disk ventilated||Disk ventilated||Disk ventilated|
|Fuel consumption </ strong>according to the norms of 93/116 / EEC, l / 100 km|
|Fuel||Petrol A-95||Petrol A-95||Petrol A-98|
|Fuel tank capacity, l||60.5||60.5||60.5|