Car of the Day 12/3/18

Today’s car of the day is this Mustang Mach 1 that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This is from the second phase of the fourth generation, which was made between 1999 and 2004. The Mach 1 was introduced at the 2002 New York Auto Show and was made between 2003 and 2004. The engine is a 4.6 liter Modular V8 that produces 305 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 5-speed manual, but it can also come with a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 5 seconds and has a top speed of 156 mph. It can also run the quarter mile in 13.88 seconds at 101.9 mph. This car weighs 3,465 pounds since the chassis is unitary steel. A total of 7,182 of the Mach 1 were made, and this is one of the 814 that came in Oxford white.

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Car of the Day 12/2/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2019 Shelby GT350 that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This is from the sixth generation of the Mustang, which has been in production since July of 2014 (the first model year was 2015). The engine is a 5.2 liter V8 that produces 526 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car can do 0-60 mph in about 4 seconds and tops out at about 180 mph.

Car of the Day 12/1/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’68 Mustang that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This is from the second phase of the first generation, which was made between August of 1966 and August of 1968 (model years between 1967 and 1968). The engine of this one is a 4.7 liter Windsor V8 that produces 200 horsepower and 285 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic.

Car of the Day 11/24/18

Today’s car of the day is this early Ford Escort that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. This version of the Escort was made for the European market. This one in particular is from the first generation, which was made between 1967 and 1975. The engine of this one is a 1.6 liter Lotus-Ford straight-4 that produces 105 horsepower and 100 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 9.3 seconds and has a top speed of 115 mph.

Car of the Day 11/15/18

Today’s car of the day is this ‘79 Ford Pinto that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Ford Pinto is a subcompact that was made between 1970 and 1980 (model years between 1971 and 1980). The engine of this one is a 2.3 liter OHC straight-4 that produces 88 horsepower and 118 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 4-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 12.2 seconds and has a top speed of 97 mph.