There's a very heavy dose of 1967 Mustang inside, with two distinct right and left pods, blended with modern touches. Its interior is a throwback to the original Mustang, but it's also functional and well finished. And while this retro-inspired look pleases the eyes, there's a lot of updated technology you don't see, starting with an aluminum hood to trim weight. As of 2007, all 2008 Mustangs have seats containing material derived from soy beans, harking back to some of Henry Ford's ideals. 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. Retro inspired, to be sure, the Mustang is nonetheless a thoroughly modern car.
Interior Features The styling themes that so readily identify the 2006 Mustang are apparent inside, too. I think thats a pretty cool part about my car. For 2006, a new Pony Package gives V6 Mustangs all the show, if not the go, of the V8. Interior space is limited for a car of its exterior dimensions, and the back seat might better be described as a package shelf. Another interior upgrade package adds red leather seats, red door inserts and red floor mats on cars with appropriate exterior colors. Pony Package The Pony Package for the V6 Mustang became available starting in 2006.
The brakes, too, are improved, 15 percent larger than the previous generation. In the Mustang convertible, you will notice some shimmy in the windshield frame that you'll never see in the coupe. Suspension, f: independent, MacPherson strut Suspension, r: three-link solid axle, coil springs Ground clearance: 6. Optional antilock brakes bundled with traction control give any driver much more of a fighting chance in bad situations by allowing the driver to brake and steer at the same time. Unhook it from the windshield header and it powers back behind the back seat with the touch of the button. The Cobra also got independent rear suspension. One of the biggest improvements in this Mustang is the steering.
After Shelby's modifications, 500 of these special ponies were incorporated into the Hertz fleet for a year, before then being released for sale to the public. If you have any questions about your V6 Mustang or just want to connect with other V6 Mustang owners around the world, you have found the best place on the internet to do that. The new rear suspension uses coil springs and a lightweight three-link design with a Panhard bar and other locators to keep things constant. With its new duds inside, Mustang offers a color-changeable instrument panel display, with 125 color schemes to choose from. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges.
This was a revival of the Rent-A-Racer program from Hertz that ran 40 years earlier. Customers can enjoy a new level of security with the optional active anti-theft package, while Ford's Personal Safety System provides increased protection in frontal crashes by analyzing crash factors and determining the proper response within milliseconds. Yet the Mustang heritage of low-cost performance and flashy styling has not been compromised one iota. They work well in high-speed highway driving situations, as we found during a test in Los Angeles. Since 2005, Mustang has been available with a five-speed automatic transmission which provides a unique combination of off-the-line jump and good highway fuel economy.
Launched for 2005 with a clean-sheet design, the Mustang is faster and more agile than ever. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. The biggest change was the addition of the Pony Package, which alters the 2006 Mustang parts on V-6 models. Yet when it comes to overall rigidity, the current Mustang convertible is light years better than its predecessor. A greater degree of brake control is provided by the four-channel anti-lock braking system featuring traction control and makes extensive use of electronic sensors in order to constantly monitor road conditions and feed the information to a dedicated control computer capable of determining, within milliseconds, whether the vehicle is on dry pavement or negotiating a slippery surface. The only v6 mustang's that have come stock with bullitts are the 05 bodystyle in 06? For 2009, Ford introduced a new option called the glass roof. The 2+2 back seat, however, isn't much more accommodating than before, and it's not a place adults will want to spend any time.
Like drag racing, for instance. We, and a few hundred thousands others, are glad it's still here. Many of the traditional pony car shortcomings, including a stiff ride, rattling construction and considerable interior vibration, have been minimized or eliminated. I have even had like 3 different mustang fans ask me where I got it from so that they could do it. Chrome-ringed air vents align across the dash, precisely in line with the gauges, and the steering wheel has three spokes with a center hub marked by the horse and tricolor bars logo. Plus our helpful installation videos and guides make it easier than ever to get started in your own garage. The new-found solidity even applies to the convertible.
In addition to its 4. Perhaps most retro of all Mustang features is a new-for-2006 Pony Package for V6 models. The package includes a firmer suspension, a custom grille with fog lamps, Pony emblems and 17-inch wheels. So trimmed, the Mustang looks more aggressively handsome than ever, and nearly identical to the concept cars that grabbed everyone's attention at the 2004 North American International Auto Show. More importantly, both deliver the bold styling, rear-drive performance and affordability that have been Mustang hallmarks for decades. Walkaround The 2006 Ford Mustang follows the trend by offering ever larger wheels. Given the recent introduction of the S197 generation, there were few changes for the 2006 Mustang.
Ford Mustang V6 Pony Production start-up for the 2005 Mustang was on September 7, 2004, with the first 2005 model rolling off Flat Rock Assembly on September 27, 2004. Other options of the V6 Pony Package integrate seat-mounted air bags and interior upgrade package with satin aluminum trim. . Later versions of the pony package also included a stainless-steel exhaust and power driver's seat. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
Mine also has the 500 watts stereo, leather, and the rest is stock or pretty much stock. When I got my tint I decided not to do the front windshield just becauce I didn't wanna mess that running horse up. Nor will buyers suffer if they choose a less-expensive V6 model. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. A family car, the Mustang isn't.