Special model in honor of the McQueen-cinema classic

Detroit, 15. January 2018

In addition to the new Edge, Ford is bringing two more world premieres for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS, 15. to 28. January 2018 in Detroit) with: the special edition Mustang Bullitt to 50. Anniversary of the Hollywood classic and the new US Version of the Pick-up model Ford Ranger.

Tribute to the Hollywood classic, "Bullitt"

For the third Time Ford introduces a Bullitt special model that is reminiscent of the Oscar-winning Blockbuster with Steve McQueen from 1968. The new Mustang Bullitt is coming in the summer of 2018 exclusively on the North American market and is powered by a 475-horsepower 5.0-Liter V8 that develops 570 Newton metres of torque and a peak of 262 km/h.

Gear knob in the shape of a billiard ball

The special model has the gears from the factory, a manual six-speed, the shift knob comprises, based on the historical model in the Form of a white billiard ball. In order to strengthen the characteristic V8 Bubbling, is an exhaust system with active valves valve series. The twelve inch LCD panel corresponds to the Version that comes with the next product revision, in the further course of the year on the market. Instead of the usual "Pony"logo image when you restart shows your Welcome, however, a green Display with a Bullitt motif.

The Original movie car is also in Detroit

The Mustang Bullitt is available in Black or in the Green, in the famous movie car was painted. As there, the ornamentation is limited to subtle chrome elements around the contrasting black grille and the front discs. Add 19-inch alloy wheels. The inside and the outside, Ford has reduced the use of Logos and emblems strongly, only at the rear, a Bullitt Logo reveals the special edition model. The Mustang Bullitt will share the spotlight in Detroit with his ancestors, the original Mustang Fastback 1968, he played alongside Steve McQueen starred in "Bullitt" GT. The movie car was more than 40 years as a castaway, and is now on display at the NAIAS for the first time in front of an audience.

The Ford Ranger is returning to North America

As more U.S.-novelty Ford introduces the Ranger. The Pick-up was produced in the United States from 1982 to 2011, and then ran. After seven years, the production is expected to start in the factory and Michigan. Unlike the us, where the Ranger is exclusively with diesel units available, he gets in the US, a 2.3-Liter turbo gasoline engine combined with a ten speed automatic. For the safety of an anti-collision system with pedestrian detection, a lane-keeping assistant and a blind-spot assistant, which also covers the area adjacent to a trailer. In addition, there are LED headlights and taillights, and an optional FX4 off-road package with underbody protection, - terrain gängigerer suspension, and appropriate tires.(sl)