2012 Ford Mustang Blue Angels Edition Salutes the U.S. Navy

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Ford has produced a unique 2012 Ford Mustang, dubbed the “Blue Angels” edition salutes 100 years of U.S. Navy aviation and supports the education program for young aviators.

The one-of-a-kind 2012 Ford Mustang GT “Blue Angels” edition is being sold at the he Gathering of Eagles charity auction July 28, during the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) 2011 AirVenture Oshkosh. All proceeds from the sale of the car will benefit the EAA Young Eagles organization. 2012_ford_mustang_gt_blue_angels_6.jpg

The exterior of the “Blue Angels” Mustang GT was inspired by the naval aviation performance demonstration team and the F-18 Hornet aircraft it flies. The car’s custom rear spoiler’s vertical tailfins, the “screaming yellow” gloss accents, inclusion of the Blue Angels script and crest all are drawn from the Navy aircraft.

Under the hood of the “Blue Angels” Mustang is a Ford Racing supercharged 5.0L V8 that produces 624 horsepower. The Ford Racing components also include a handling pack, performance exhaust and racetrack brakes.

Inside the interior gets cluster graphics, performance gauges, navigation screen images, safety belt fabric, instrument panel appliqu├ęs, rear seat-delete and cross-brace, Blue Angels script in the illuminated sill plates and puddle lamps that project jet images when the doors open.

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