California Special Mustang drops just in time for spring break

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"This signature design takes its cues from the original California Special, while enhancing the personality of today's Mustang". "This adds just a little more excitement for Mustang fans". Among its features were a blacked-out grille, fog lamps and a side racing stripe that ended ahead of a rear fender scoop.

Most recognizable of all its many visual tweaks is the California Special's fading black side stripes - a telltale fixture that's been a part of every GT/CS since the second-generation model from 2007-'09. It also features a black and red "California Special" badge on the trunk lid, unique five-spoke wheels, and a Performance Pack 1 front splitter. Climbing inside, this limited-run Mustang is adorned with Miko suede seats, red stitching, and special "GT/CS" embroidering throughout.

2019 Ford Mustang California Special Silver Interior
California Special Mustang drops just in time for spring break

Mustang GT's retuned 5.0-liter V8 engine packs 460 horsepower and 420 lb. -ft. of torque and tops out at 155 miles per hour.* When that torque gets delivered to the pavement via 6-speed manual and available Performance Package, you better hold on, because that's where rev-matching gives Mustang drivers a leg - or a heel and a toe - up.

Ford is also leveraging its new partnership with B&O Play on the 2019 Mustang. Also, this is the first Mustang to be equipped with a Bang & Olufsen sound system. Like 2018, the 5.0-liter cars will make 460 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.

"People have been talking a lot about the 2019 Mustang Bullitt", Ford spokesperson Jiyan Cadiz said. This option is not offered on the EcoBoost engine, but that engine will now offer an optional active exhaust system for 2019. Ford already showed the Bullitt edition's Highland Green, but two new hues including Velocity Blue and Need for Green have been announced.

The 2019 Ford Mustang range hits showrooms this summer.

BULLITT and all related characters and elements & TM Warner Bros.