NEW 2005 Mustang Spy Photos

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by CitznFish, Jul 18, 2003.

  1. CitznFish

    CitznFish Don't live life by a single sentence OT Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2002
    Messages:
    140,273
    Likes Received:
    3,791
    Location:
    SoCal
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    A vacationing car guy caught these shots of a camouflaged 2005 Ford Mustang as it rolled out on a recent test in preparation for its debut next year.

    Jim Padilla, Ford North America group vice president, confirmed that the Mustang's Fox platform, which dates to 1978, would be scrapped for the 2005 Mustang. Ford will use a less expensive version of the rear-drive DEW platform used for the Lincoln LS, Jaguar S-Type and Ford Thunderbird.

    "We're going to put a modern chassis on this vehicle," Padilla said earlier this year at an event announcing the Mustang's new production location at AutoAlliance International, a Ford-Mazda joint venture plant in Flat Rock, Mich.

    Padilla declined to describe the changes made to the platform for the Mustang but said changes were necessary because DEW is a "very expensive" platform.
     
  2. Vicious

    Vicious Crash & Burn lifestyle

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2002
    Messages:
    4,743
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    The Burgh
    they need to keep the zebra color doors and panels just to verify to other drivers that its a gay car :greddy:
     
  3. JConnX

    JConnX Guest

    Zeetah
     
  4. Sonic

    Sonic Live every day to the fullest, for yesterday is go

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2001
    Messages:
    48,090
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Westchester County,New York
    EN DEN?????


    :dunno:
     
  5. Sideways

    Sideways little pig, little pig, let me in

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2001
    Messages:
    29,398
    Likes Received:
    421
    Location:
    covfefe
    Those lines look nothing like the 05 GT Concept :sad2:
     
  6. why do they do that
     
  7. JustGod

    JustGod New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2002
    Messages:
    21,263
    Likes Received:
    0
    Looks more like a thin cow to me. :dunno:
     
  8. CarGoBOOM

    CarGoBOOM Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2001
    Messages:
    60,902
    Likes Received:
    3
    like the backend lines so far, cant wait to see the front :dunno:
     
  9. Sandecker

    Sandecker New Member

    Joined:
    May 23, 2003
    Messages:
    6,686
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    New England
    why do they camo it? after they relased pics of it
    and why zebra?
     
  10. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2000
    Messages:
    14,523
    Likes Received:
    9
    Location:
    Vancouver, BC, CANADA
    single exhaust? And a restrictive one at that
     
  11. Shiva Chaos

    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2002
    Messages:
    106,178
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Under your bed
    Ford did that camo scheme to the 04 f-150. They're REALLY hard to miss.
     
  12. CarGoBOOM

    CarGoBOOM Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2001
    Messages:
    60,902
    Likes Received:
    3
    I8 :eek3:
     
  13. BLoG

    BLoG Willing to discuss potato salad

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2001
    Messages:
    308,712
    Likes Received:
    17,695
    Location:
    Austin, Texas
    no side scoops :eek3:
     
  14. ///TRASH

    ///TRASH Protected by niggas w/ big dicks, AKs & 187 skills

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2001
    Messages:
    42,326
    Likes Received:
    2,431
    Location:
    San Diego, California
    haha you can't even tell what the fuck it looks like
     
  15. Sandecker

    Sandecker New Member

    Joined:
    May 23, 2003
    Messages:
    6,686
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    New England
    dont look like no mustang to me..
     
  16. HisXLNC

    HisXLNC ๑۩۞۩๑ Hot ๑۩۞۩๑

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2000
    Messages:
    137,239
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    Island of Electronicus

    Its a test car, not a race car.
     
  17. CitznFish

    CitznFish Don't live life by a single sentence OT Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2002
    Messages:
    140,273
    Likes Received:
    3,791
    Location:
    SoCal

    really? so what platform is the current mustang riding on?
     
  18. MADIZM

    MADIZM Your mother sux cocks in hell

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2001
    Messages:
    8,592
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Behind you with a knife....
  19. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2000
    Messages:
    14,523
    Likes Received:
    9
    Location:
    Vancouver, BC, CANADA
    Okay, then what's it testing then?
     
  20. CopenKagan

    CopenKagan OT Supporter

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2003
    Messages:
    77,549
    Likes Received:
    2,199
    Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    :sn95:

    IBdumbasseswhothinkfoxstilllives
     
  21. HisXLNC

    HisXLNC ๑۩۞۩๑ Hot ๑۩۞۩๑

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2000
    Messages:
    137,239
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    Island of Electronicus

    Probably something small, like seat comfort or dashboard reflection.
     
  22. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2000
    Messages:
    14,523
    Likes Received:
    9
    Location:
    Vancouver, BC, CANADA
    That sure sounds like a good use of money... I don't buy it.
     
  23. HisXLNC

    HisXLNC ๑۩۞۩๑ Hot ๑۩۞۩๑

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2000
    Messages:
    137,239
    Likes Received:
    22
    Location:
    Island of Electronicus

    Its true. Imagine buying a car with a dashboard that reflects in the windshield horribly (F-bodies are a good example). I am glad Ford is doing this. GM doesn't do enough of it.

    They could also be testing gauges, suspension, etc.
     
  24. VBGOD

    VBGOD Guest

    Do the DEW baby!
     
  25. Shiva Chaos

    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2002
    Messages:
    106,178
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Under your bed
    :rolleyes:

    hisxlnc is right. Usually the ones with the dalmation camo aren't being tested for looks. There the ergonomic testers.

    with a big freaking computer where the passenger seat is supposed to be.
     

Share This Page