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The History of the Mustang


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My name is Christy Hanna. This is a presentation I created for my computer class. Enjoy.

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The History of the Mustang

  1. 1. The History of the Mustang<br />By Christy Hanna <br />
  2. 2. The Ford Company<br />Founded in 1903 by Henry Ford Sr. <br />Ford Motor Company, headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan.<br />Manufactures Aston Martin, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury and Volvo. <br />The only automotive company that didn’t take the bailout money in 2008. <br />The world’s second largest automaker.<br />
  3. 3. The First Mustang<br />Debuted on April 17, 1964 at the New York World Fair.<br />Priced at $2,368 <br />22,000 orders placed on the first day. <br />The name was in reference to a Mustang Fighter Pilot from World War II. <br />
  4. 4. Trademark Features<br />The running wild-horse theme was adopted almost immediately. <br />Other Features include:<br />Triple tail lights<br />Lengthened hood <br />Shortened rear<br />
  5. 5. The 2011 Mustang 3.7 liter DOHC V6 powers out 315hp. <br />The 6-speed manual transmission and the compact size of the engine will leave room to really get creative under the hood<br />Expected in 2012, the new V8 will meet or exceed the current 3V V8 in mpg. <br />The Engine within<br />
  6. 6. Awards<br />Runner-up for  North American Car of the Year in 2005. <br />Car and Driver Best Ten in 1983, 1987, 1988, 2005, 2006, and 2011.<br />Motor Trend Car of the Year in 1974 and 1994.<br />The 1965 Mustang won the Tiffany Gold Medal for excellence in American design, the first automobile ever to do so.<br />
  7. 7. Crossing the Finish Line<br />Started as a pace car leading the 1964 Indianapolis 500<br />Finished first and second in the 1964 Tour de France. <br />American competition debut, also in 1964, was in drag racing. <br />Since, have consistently dominated the racetrack, remaining in the winners circle. <br />
  8. 8. The latest Model<br /><ul><li>Quad exhaust system
  9. 9. 444-horsepower* Hi-Po 302 4V Ti-VCT V8 engine
  10. 10. Front Air splitter, not legal for on street driving.
  11. 11. Honors the '69 Mustang Boss® 302</li></li></ul><li>Models and Prices<br />There are now 6 generations of Mustangs including: <br />The GT, LX, Cobra, Mach, Boss, Shelby, Saleen, Grande, Roush, Steeda and many other special models such as the Twister.<br />Priced at $2,300 in 1964. <br />Still an affordable car at $23,000.<br />
  12. 12. My Mustang<br /><ul><li>1991 GT 5.0
  13. 13. V8 302 engine
  14. 14. 5 speed manual transmission
  15. 15. 9s/.25m track time
  16. 16. All stock</li>