The 2009 45th Anniversary edition is badged with a Mustang Colt emblem, with the 45th Anniversary logo. Originally designed by through late 2001 and finalized in mid-2002, the fifth-generation Mustang's design was previewed by two preproduction that debuted at the 2003. A rear-view camera incorporated into the spoiler is available on some models. Body roll was held to a minimum and the 'Stang had excellent mechanical grip. Also new for 2013 is a larger front anti-roll bar and retuned springs.
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. Selections in this information display included G-force, acceleration times, air-fuel ratio, cylinder head temperature, and oil temperature. Most of the 10 Mustang parts in the interior were completely redesigned and upgraded as well, settling a criticism that had plagued the Mustang for many years. Design and engineering teams spent a lot of time honing the aerodynamics of the 2010 Ford Mustang, ensuring that both the aerodynamic drag and lift balance were improved for better overall efficiency. The aero package is almost entirely copied from the Boss 302R race car. Historically, Mustang Coupes hold their value better than their Convertible kin. 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.
Differing the new engine from earlier Modular engines, among other features, was its use of wider bore diameters and a longer stroke relative to the 4. 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. Retrofuturism: The Car Designs of J Mays. The V6 Standard was discontinued after the 2006 , once again leaving the V6 Deluxe as the base Mustang trim level. Archived from on October 22, 2015. Spring rates increase, and shocks are retuned to make the car better balanced and to reduce body roll and understeer without degrading ride quality.
The rear axle has a 3. Archived from on October 13, 2009. Using premium grade, 91-octane or better gasoline, the new 5. Just because a vehicle is used doesnt mean it should be trash. Archived from on June 25, 2014. 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. All the better to hear that famous Ford Mustang roar.
Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver side air bag inflator, free of charge. Mustang's washer-fluid nozzles are tucked into the cowl, while the antenna has been moved to the rear, both of which create a cleaner appearance while also reducing wind noise. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who is looking for friendly service and more car options! 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. The result is a clean, sporty design that looks smart and efficient. The seats and arm rests have softer materials with high-quality stitching. Even if interim repairs were performed under safety recall 14V-802, owners must bring their vehicles in for the final remedy.
Archived from on December 12, 2010. In spite of its changes, the 2010 Mustang's overall exterior dimensions were nearly identical to the 2005—2009 models. The 2010 Mustang was a revision of the 2005—2009 models, retaining the platform. 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. It executes the best of Ford Mustang in a dramatic and modern way. An rpm-adjustable electronic launch-control function is standard, as is four-mode electronic stability control.
The new design moved away from the linear nature of the previous models. All models equipped with the 6-speed automatic transmission included a SelectShift feature, which provided drivers the ability to choose and hold a gear and to shift manually. Several new wheel designs were offered. Premium grade, 91-octane or better gasoline is recommended, although an adaptive spark ignition system allows the engine to accept regular grade gasoline. Complementing the transmission's gear ratio changes is a new, more aggressive 3. Twelve Mustangs are currently used in the Gran Sport class. Archived from on October 20, 2012.
The current car is hardly a rattletrap, but the 2010 feels granite-like and is completely unfazed by hard driving or sharp bumps. We looked at a couple vehicles and did not purchase as I wanted to shop around mainly due to my skeptical nature and expectation of finding better vehicles and deals elsewhere. Just wish it were easier. Recall Date 2018-01-11 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain 2013 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands Saipan , and the U. Vehicle Details Big changes have been made to the Mustang's passenger compartment, which is both more sophisticated and quieter than ever before.