Since 1992, Ford every year in the United States, held in Oshkosh, WIsconsin, launched a special work with the aviation theme, and as of thIs year the EAA air show opening thIs week, Ford now also dIsclosed Mustang theme of thIs year’s Cars.
thIs by Ford and Roush Performance teamed to create the Old Crow Mustang, Mustang GT Is based on the newest, and World War II US Army Air Corps combat ace Clarence Emil “Bud” Anderson during the tribute, during its 363rd fighter squadron served in the European theater of the 8th Air Force 357 Wing in November 1943 to January 1945, responsible for driving the P-51D -10-NA Mustang fighter to escort B-17 bombers, executed 116 mIssions during 480 combat hours and get more than 16 air combat victories, one after another after the war not only to Wright-Patterson Air Force base and Edwards served as a test pilot , test more than 130 kinds of various types of military aircraft, the cumulative number of more than 7,500 hours of flight time, were also drove the F-86 and F-105 fighters battle during the Korean War and the Vietnam War, more than school rank retired after 25 years of service, and in 2008 elected into the US national aviation Hall of Fame national aviation Hall of Fame award.
Old Crow Mustang Car, in addition to its name from the Old Crow outer “Bud” Anderson plane during World War II P-51D Mustang fighters, body painting the same with color 363 fighter squadron based Car body also has the same number 414450 B6-S, body works emblem Is put on the US eighth Air Force eighth Air Force team logo, but also in the body facelift Roush grille, add custom cooling holes hood, front spoiler Ford Performance, Roush the shunt, the tail from the Mustang Shelby GT500, inspired by the P-51 fighter tail pipe.
In the interior of the vehicle compartment, Car ‘Old Crow’ Mustang also switched to army green coating instrument console, brown leather coated adjustable Car seat, of Sparco four-point seat belt, and a red shift knob door handle, P-51 and adding the words above glove box.
As for the power, the Car Old Crow ‘Mustang mounted on the Mustang GT 5.0 Coyote V8 engine installation from Ford TVS R2650 supercharger system developed in collaboration with Roush Performance, with Roush Performance air intake system, X Pipe middle of the exhaust system and Ford Performance initiative variable back-pressure exhaust system, so that the maximum horsepower to 710hp degree, the peak torque to 840 Nm standards, engine accessories also cover the use of military green style, the collector tank also has a “Bud” Anderson’s Autographed.
Further Car Old Crow ‘are mostly related to the chassIs Mustang Mustang GT original active suspension based MagneRide plus Roush 20-inch forged aluminum wheels and performance tires Continental ExtremeContact size Is 275 / 35R20, so thIs Car P-51 Mustang theme in the control area also has a good level.
In fact, over the years, the Ford Mustang to create a theme or F-150 vehicles not only suck make a huge audience, more EAA Gathering of Eagles of the Young Eagles training program raIsed a lot of public money, it has so far raIsed more than $ 35 million, and the upcoming Car Old Crow Mustang Is no exception, in addition toDegree Will be unveiled during the EAA air show thIs year.