Ford had presented its first California special Mustang GT back in 1968. Now this year on California special’s 50th anniversary, its again bringing the 2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special with modern cues and twists. It will be available in both fastback and convertible trims.
The exterior look of the new 2019 Mustang GT California Special in first glance looks majestic. Its outer body is full of crease and cues. When you look at the front, you will find out the open grille in black color along with Performance pack splitter 1. It also has custom tail lamps and fog lamps. The fading stripes which are California Special trademarks are emerging from the scoop of the rear fender and ending at the side badges, adding more value to its charisma.
Whereas the trunk lid carries California special’s red and black script badge. Just like its iconic look, the exterior paint colors offered by Ford are also iconic, which include Dark Highland Green, Velocity Blue and Need for green. It will be running on painted five spoke machined wheels.
To complement its exterior, the interior of the 2019 Mustang GT California Special also features lavish cabin with quality material. The high-quality Miko suede-trimmed seats are upholstered with contrast red stitching. Whereas the GT/CS embossed motives on the seats give it a more royal look. Moreover, the side dash and floor mats also have GT badging and exclusively designed embroidered GT/CS insignia respectively.
Another top-notch feature is the presence of Bang and Olufsen Play Audio System along with 12 speakers and a ten-channel amplifier. It will be compatible with Apple CarPlay and Ford’s SYNC 3 system.
– Lane departure technology
– Anti-lock brakes
– Pre-collision assist
– Pedestrian detection
– Distance alert
– Lane maintenance assist
– Rear view camera
The new Ford Mustang GT California Special will get a 5.0-liter V8 engine. The naturally aspirated engine is able to generate an output of 460 horsepower and a torque of 420 pounds-feet. To make a massive change in performance Ford has paired up the engine with rev-matching techno logy. This tech feature will aids in gears transmissions by leveling out the shifts. It will come with six-speed manual transmission. Along with that, it will also feature the quiet start mode as well as active exhaust mode as a part of the active valve performance exhaust system. The exhaust system can be managed through ‘My Mode’ settings appearing on the screen. Buyers are also expecting that the new GT California Special with such improvements will also deliver some improved fuel efficiency.
The new Mustang GT California Special will go on sale this summer and the price will be revealed close to the releasing date.
2019 Ford Mustang GT California Special photos