Hey all people, the Mustang California Special is again after taking a 12 months off, and this time the GT model will get automated rev-matching!
The Mustang California Special has been part of the Mustang repertoire on and off since 1968. It was created as a means of promoting visually interesting, factory-built custom-looking Mustangs such because the GT/CS. The California Special has by no means been heavy on efficiency, as an alternative specializing in fashion and providing one thing totally different to the Mustang purchaser who desires to look quick and be comfy.
The 2019 Ford Mustang California Special pulls a number of the aesthetic DNA from the unique 1968 automotive with out managing to look hokey, no imply feat nowadays. To differentiate it from the usual 2019 Mustang, the CS will get a blacked-out grille, fading stripes, distinctive five-spoke wheels and a brand new trunk badge. It additionally will get the Performance Pack splitter for a bit of additional aggression on the entrance finish.
The handbook transmission-equipped GT model, which is nice for 460 horsepower, will get automated rev-matching — a boon for anybody who desires to take their California particular on a rip down the closest twisty highway. The EcoBoost model will get lively exhaust flaps. Nothing Earth-shattering however hey, that is not the purpose.
Inside there’s an non-compulsory Bang & Olufsen stereo for whenever you need to juice the Steely Dan to 11, and Miko suede will get splashed in all places for a flowery new end. Outside, the Blue Oval is providing new vintage-inspired paint colours together with Need for Green, Velocity Blue and the beautiful Dark Highland Green which we noticed on the Bullitt Mustang.
Ford is holding quiet about pricing for now, however it did say that the 2019 Mustang California Special will probably be on sale this summer time. Get your Tommy Bahama shirt and Beach Boys CD’s prepared.