Empire State of Mustangs

About 50 years ago, Ford cut its brand new Mustang convertible into three pieces, sent it up the Empire State Building’s elevator, reassembled the vehicle and drove it around the observation deck. Half a century later, Ford did the same thing with the 2015 Mustang, all in order to commemorate the Mustang’s 50th anniversary.

But a lot has changed since 1965. With a bigger, longer and wider vehicle, and the exact same Empire State Building, Ford enlisted the help of DST Industries and actually built an Empire State Building elevator replica to carefully plan and test out the process ahead of time. With an elevator only 36-inches wide, careful planning was definitely in order. Check out some of the neat then and now photos.

Our team at Sames Ford of Corpus Christi is proud of the tradition and quality of our vehicles and would love to help you find the model that will fit your needs. We offer the complete line of new Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, Ford Certified Pre-Owned and other quality used cars, trucks and SUVs. Sames Ford also offers automotive services for those in both the Corpus Christi area and the surrounding communities in South Texas. Be sure you do not miss any of the great events or specials we have at Sames Ford! FOLLOW US on Twitter and LIKE US on Facebook!


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