2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special

The 2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special is the latest car to be unveiled by Ford Motors. This car has been specifically designed to meet the needs of those who require more muscles, audio experience, and high-tech handling, than what a standard Mustang can offer. The car draws its inspiration from the customized and iconic 1967 California Special prototype.

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2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special

2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special Exterior

The prototype version of this car included a blacked-out grille, side racing stripe, and fog lamps. It also gets personalized tail lamps, Shelby-motivated spoiler, and twist-lock fasteners. The 2019 version has exceptional visual features. They include a fading stripe between the rear fender scoop and the 5.0 letter. The trunk lid is decorated with a California Special badge and signature ebony black.

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One of the original features of this car is the painted five-spoke machined wheels. In order to make it different from a standard Mustang car, it has been equipped with fading stripes, spoke wheels, blacked-out grille, and a state-of-the-art trunk badge. New quality-inspired colors are expected for the exterior layout. They include Green, Dark Highland Green, Blue Oval, and Velocity Blue. You can get the classic colors of the 1967 model or order for new customized colors that are brighter and more vibrant.

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The interior design of this car includes black suede-trimmed seats with red stitching. There is also the branded floor mats that add some accent to the car’s interior. A signature script badging for this unique model has been included on the dash. This adds some beauty to the dash and enhances the character of this car.

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One feature to look out for is the amazing B&O play audio. This audio system presents a 10-channel amplifier that produces 1000 watts. The system is supported by 12 impressive and high-performance speakers. The system is able to adapt to the different driving conditions and the interior acoustics for both the dynamic and static modes of the car.

The interior appearance is skillfully done to include embroidered GT/CS logos. The script lettering on the dashboard’s passenger side adds an extra touch to this car. The standout feature in this new release is the custom seats and floor mats. The display area contains a 12-inch LCD screen that is all digital.

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2019 Ford Mustang GT California Interior

2019 Mustang GT California Special Engine

This California Special model is expected to use a 5.0-liter Mustang’s V8 engine. The horsepower capabilities of this engine are 460 units while its torque is 420 lb-ft. The expected top speeds is 155 mph. It is expected to use a 6-speed manual gear transmission system. An advanced rev-matching feature is employed to smoothen the shifting process so as to enable quicker matching of the engine’s revolutions per minute.

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This car comes with a quiet start mode and an active exhaust mode. The exhaust system is fully registered and it adds some aggressive look to this model. The system can be controlled using personalized MyMode settings. The drive mode system also helps in making this exhaust system more convenient. The car is likely to be offered in both the coupe and convertible options.

Safety features

With such amazing specs and advancement, expect the new Mustang GT California Special to offer some dynamic safety features including the following:
• Anti-lock brakes
• Lane departure technology
• Pre-collision assist
• Pedestrian detection
• Driver Alert System
• A tire pressure monitoring system
• Distance alert
• Lane maintenance assist
• Rear view camera
• Front safety belt reminder

Price and release date

There is an indication that this car might be on sale within the third quarter of 2018. The price details are likely to be revealed shortly before the car hits the markets but you should expect it to cost in the region of $36,000.

2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special photos

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