NEW 2005 Mustang Spy Photos

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  1. CitznFish

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

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    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

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    they need to keep the zebra color doors and panels just to verify to other drivers that its a gay car :greddy:
     
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    Zeetah
     
  4. Sonic

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    EN DEN?????


    :dunno:
     
  5. Sideways

    Sideways Do I look like I give a damn?

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    Those lines look nothing like the 05 GT Concept :sad2:
     
  6. why do they do that
     
  7. JustGod

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    Looks more like a thin cow to me. :dunno:
     
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    like the backend lines so far, cant wait to see the front :dunno:
     
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    why do they camo it? after they relased pics of it
    and why zebra?
     
  10. 5Gen_Prelude

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    single exhaust? And a restrictive one at that
     
  11. Shiva Chaos

    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

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    Ford did that camo scheme to the 04 f-150. They're REALLY hard to miss.
     
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    I8 :eek3:
     
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    BLoG Scented Meat

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    no side scoops :eek3:
     
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    haha you can't even tell what the fuck it looks like
     
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    dont look like no mustang to me..
     
  16. HisXLNC

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    Its a test car, not a race car.
     
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    CitznFish Don't live life by a single sentence OT Supporter

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    really? so what platform is the current mustang riding on?
     
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    MADIZM Your mother sux cocks in hell

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  19. 5Gen_Prelude

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

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    Okay, then what's it testing then?
     
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    IBdumbasseswhothinkfoxstilllives
     
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    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

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    That sure sounds like a good use of money... I don't buy it.
     
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    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

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    Do the DEW baby!
     
  25. Shiva Chaos

    Shiva Chaos i see boobies!

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    :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.
     

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