How to put a Mustang on the Empire State building
Want to drop Ford’s drop-top pony car on the 82nd floor? Here’s how
Posted: 22 Apr 2014
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Pray silence for the two Mustangs sacrificed for this project. But don’t worry, they were doomed anyway. Well, one was.
The first Mustang shell was taken from the factory line, and chopped up into the six pieces designed by the CAD team to check everything fitted in the mocked-up lift.
The second was a craftsmanship buck, which is a rough body that the engineers use to work out how to package stuff like drivetrains and window motors. After sorting out the wonky panel gaps and surface imperfections, it was painted to show-car standard in Ford Triple Yellow before going under the knife.