News of April 10, 1999
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celebrate 35th anniversary of Mustang
|DEARBORN, Mich., April 6, 1999 April 17 1999 marks the 35th
anniversary of the introduction of the Ford Mustang, and thousands of Mustang enthusiasts
will pay homage to the automotive icon at the
Speedway in Concord, North Carolina April 14-18.
|Hosted by the 70,000 member Mustang Club of America, the key day in the
event will be April 17 when Ford Division President Jim O'Connor unveils the special 35th
edition Mustang and gives the public the first-ever look at the hottest of ponies, the
2000 SVT Mustang Cobra R.
A cottage industry has sprung up around the event. Mustang
collector cards are trading on the Internet; a special Mustang Edition Monopoly game is
for sale, and Microsoft has developed an interactive CD-ROM racing game featuring Mustang.
Hundreds of vintage Mustangs, lovingly restored by hand, will be on exhibit at the
Raceway. Special displays will highlight Ford racing and technology, and all sorts of
Mustang memorabilia will be for sale.
VISTA, Fla. -- March 17, 1999 Todays grand opening of Test Track the
newest attraction at Epcot allows visitors from around the world to experience
first-hand the captivating partnership between Americas #1 car maker General
Motors and one of the countrys leading names in entertainment.
|"Test Track gives customers an exciting look at the
advanced technology and rigorous testing that go into every GM vehicle," says Roy
Roberts, General Motors vice president and group executive in charge of North American
Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing. "As one of the most technologically advanced
attractions ever attempted as well as the longest, fastest ride at any Disney theme park,
Test Track could only have been achieved by a Disney-GM partnership."
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