The fifth generation began with the 2005 model fifth-generation Mustang’s design was previewed by two preproduction concept cars. Production start-up for the 2005 Mustang was on September 7, 2004, with the first 2005.
Ford has drawn heavy criticism from the automotive journalism community for the decision to equip the 5th generation Mustang with the live axle system. At a press conference, Ford stated that to include an independent rear suspension.
Standard equipment on the 2005 Mustang included power windows, dual power mirrors, power door locks with remote keyless entry, front air bags, AM/FM stereo with CD player, 16-inch painted aluminum wheels, and larger brake discs than the previous generation Mustang.
The new 5.0 incorporates piston cooling oil jets that helped warm the engine faster and keep the engine running cooler under load. Racing style tubular headers replaced the standard cast iron headers. Coolant and oil flow patterns were optimized for proper flow when under high lateral forces, such as those experienced when on a road course track.
Ford Mustang GT also got new transmissions for 2011. Both transmissions were heavier duty versions of the same designs offered with the V6 Mustang. The Mustang GT gained the same non-powertrain related upgrades that standard V6 Mustangs.
The sixth generation Ford Mustang is the current iteration of the Mustang. The sixth generation was presented at private Ford events on December 5, 2013 and commenced series production at the Ford. The new Mustang was introduced as a 2015 model year vehicle, marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Ford Mustang, which was revealed as a 1965 model year vehicle on April 17.
This generation of Mustang has been influenced on the front end by Ford’s Evos concept. Which was featured in the Frankfurt auto show in 2011. The rear famous “vertical bar” style taillight will continue, however will be lit by LED, and will illuminate sequentially when being used for turn signals.