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  • 2002 Ford Mustang Specs

    2002 was essentially a carry over year from the previous year. Ford stopped production of the SVT Cobra, but began production of the 2003 Cobra in late 2002. The Ford Mustang was on the road to big changes in 2003 and 2004 helping shape what it has become today! 2002 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 2003 Ford Mustang Specs

    2003 marked a big year for the Mustang. The all new Mach 1 was debuted featuring a 305HP DOHC V8 and a functional shaker hood scoop. The SVT Cobra was reinvented and featured a supercharged 4.6L DOHC V8 that produced 390HP out of the box. Both of these new designs helped the Mustang become what it is today! ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 2004 Ford Mustang Specs

    2004 marked the 40th anniversary year of the Mustang and the last year of the New Edge. Ford stopped production of the Cobra and Mach 1 as well. The all new Mustang would receive a complete overhaul in the upcoming years and be further known as the S197! 2004 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications .demo { ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 2005-2009 Ford Mustang Specifications

    The Classic Look Has Returned! Ford's design team developed an all-new platform, the first in 25 years, and created an all-new design full of retro aspects from the Mustang's past. This new S197 platform had exterior features reminiscent of the 1967-1969 Mustangs, while other elements recall 1965 Mustangs, like the tr... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1979-1986 Ford Mustang Specifications

    The 4-Eye Fox Body Mustang The classic Fox Body Mustang started life in 1979 on the new Fox platform. This new platform was much more sleek than the previous Mustang II, but borrowed some of its look from European styling, making it less like the traditional Mustang of the past. Ford shaved the extra weight making thi... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • Ford Mustang Specifications

    Do you ever find yourself searching for the factory specifications on your 1979-2016 Ford Mustang? We have all searched "mustang curb weight" once or twice in our quest to find the factory weight of our Mustang. Late Model Restoration is ready to answer any questions you may have regarding the factory specifications of... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1979 Ford Mustang Specs

    1979 marked the beginning of a legend, the Fox Body Mustang debuted! Ford brought more to the table than ever before with this newly redesigned and lighter Ford Mustang. We will touch base on some of the most popular 1979 Mustang Specs, including horse power, torque, curb weight and more! 1979 Ford Mustang ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1980 Ford Mustang Specs

    Not many things changed in 1980 with the Fox Body Mustang. The Cobra kept the ground effects from the '79 pace car and Ford added a 4.2L V8 while dropping the 5.0L and 2.8L V6 from the previous year. This 4.2L V8 was a scaled-down version of the iconic 5.0L! 1980 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications .de... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1981 Ford Mustang Specs

    The 1981 Mustang changed little from 1980 however, the biggest new option of the 1981 Mustang was the availability of a t-top in both hatchback and notchback Mustang! Ford dropped the 2.3L Turbo in a Mustang until 1983. Many of the same options were carried over from 1980 with the edition of new interior trim options! ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1982 Ford Mustang Specs

    In 1982 Ford finally brought back the 5.0L we all loved and dropped the 2.3L Turbo all together. Other popular options were carried over from 1981. Rear louvers, carriage roof, T-tops or Recaro seats were still available options. Ford introduced the SSP Mustang only making 406 for the California Highway Patrol. This pu... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1983 Ford Mustang Specs

    1983 was an eventful year. Ford offered the Mustang in convertible for the first time since '73 and four trim packages became available! The 5.0L was one step closer to redefining the modern Pony Car while and EFI turbo option became available as well. A new Borg Warner T-5 and 3.27 ratio replaced the 3.08 rear end and... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1984 Ford Mustang Specs

    1984 was a big year for the Fox Body Mustang. Ford introduced the all new SVO as an alternative to the small block V8. Ford also introduced the Electronic Fuel Injected 5.0L that changed the Ford Mustang forever! 1984 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications .demo { border:1px none #C0C0C0; border-col... more

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  • 1985 Ford Mustang Specs

    1985 was a pivotal year for the Mustang, Ford decided in which direction the Mustang was going to go, and it wasn't the economy car route! In 1985 the 5.0L gained an impressive 35HP. The L and GLX models were dropped and a precedent was by narrowing the model choices to LX and GT! 1985 Ford Mustang Engine Sp... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1986 Ford Mustang Specs

    The 1986 Mustang saw continued development of the 5.0L. The big deal for the 1986 Mustang's was the introduction of multi-point fuel injection and the 8.8 inch rear end! Trim levels remained the same as well as the models. However, this was the last year of the SVO Mustang! 1986 Ford Mustang Engine Specifica... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1987-1993 Ford Mustang Specifications

    A New Era for the Fox Body Mustang In 1987 Ford debuted its major redesign of the Fox Body Mustang. This redesigned Fox received aerodynamic headlights, a smoother nose, triangular shaped parking lights, wrap-around turn signal lamps, and most of the exterior moldings were finished in black. Sadly, 1993 was the last y... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1987 Ford Mustang Specs

    The Fox Body Mustang received a much needed face lift eliminating the aero-look of the company's other offerings. Ford also dropped the SVO, 4-Cyl turbo, and V6. This resulted in a V8 and 4cyl being offered in the redesigned 1987 Mustang! 1987 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications .demo { border:1px n... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1988 Ford Mustang Specs

    1988 was considered a carry over year from '87 by Ford. Not many things changed on the redesigned Ford Mustang. The Mustanger hunger for "yellow" was answered with only a few hundred Tropical yellow Fox Body Mustangs produced! 1988 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications .demo { border:1px none #C0C0C0;... more

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  • 1989 Ford Mustang Specs

    1989 was the 25th anniversary of the Ford Mustang! For two years there were many rumors and much speculation regarding what Ford would do. However, things went unchanged for the 1989 Mustang. Ford introduced a few new colors and produced the convertible with flag style side mirrors! 1989 Ford Mustang Engine ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1990 Ford Mustang Specs

    In 1990 the only major change was the addition of a driver side airbag. It was now four years that the car, for all intents and purposes remained the same. However, the Ford Mustang was more popular than ever! 1990 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications .demo { border:1px none #C0C0C0; border-colla... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1991 Ford Mustang Specs

    The Mustang continued on from 1990 with few changes. However, several options were added for 1991. The 4cyl went from 90hp to 105hp with a new cylinder head that contained two spark plugs per cylinder that improved combustion efficiency! 1991 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications .demo { border:1px no... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 1992 Ford Mustang Specs

    With only two years of production left, not many changes were made to the Mustang. New for 1992 were color-keyed body side protection moldings and bumper rub strips for the LX and colored side protection moldings for the GT! 1992 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications .demo { border:1px none #C0C0C0; ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 2005 Ford Mustang Specs

    In 2005 Ford took a giant step forward with the redesigned Mustang. The design team at Ford dropped the old fox-4 chassis, that had been around in one form or another since '79, and added styling cues from the '64-'70 first gen Mustang. Along with a new look, Ford also put their hands on performance attributes. Introd... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 2006 Ford Mustang Specs

    There were no major changes for the 2006 Mustang. The engines and transmission remained the same. The Shelby GT-H was introduced once again in only 500 units with 4 of those 500 being manual. These cars celebrated the 40th anniversary of the original Shelby GT350H! 2006 Ford Mustang Engine Specifications ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 2007 Ford Mustang Specs

    The biggest changes in the 2007 Model year was the GT500 and other Shelby vehicles, as well as the California special package! The new GT500 boasted a 5.4L putting out an impressive 500HP. The California special package received all new exterior styling such as wheels, front fascia, rear diffuser and much more! ... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016

  • 2008 Ford Mustang Specs

    The regular Mustangs for 2008 went unchanged. However, for 2008, there were two new option packages. The first of these was the "Warriors in Pink". Ford donated $500 for each Mustang sold to the Susan G. Komen for the cure organization. The second was the Bullitt Package which was available in dark highland green or bl... more

    Posted by Phillip Perez on 4/11/2016