What is the California Special package?

By: Jeff DazeUpdated: November 12, 2020


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2011-2012 Mustang GT/California Special
The new California Special Package (402A) is the first built on a 5.0 liter engine in a Mustang GT.

Likewise, people ask, how much is a Mustang California Special?

While many muscle cars, including the 2019 Mustang Bullitt, only come with a manual transmission, this limited-edition Mustang GT California Special will be available with a 10-speed automatic. The vehicle goes on sale this summer. A price has not been set. A 2018 Mustang GT started at $35,190.

Furthermore, how many California Special Mustangs were made?

4,100 California Special Mustangs

What is the difference between a Mustang GT and a Mustang GT California Special?

The GT/CS is a special version, CS stands for California Special. It's really just cosmetic. The performance is the same.

Why is 5.0 called Coyote?

Because they knew the Road Runner 5.0 would be faster. Just curious. Ford named the 5.0 engine after the car chassis that AJ Foyt drove during his INDY career. Foyt's engine was built by FORD and his car chassis "brand" was Coyote.


How do you tell if a Mustang is a California special?

  1. GT/CS script on rear fender.
  2. Early model with recessed reflectors.
  3. Later model with surface mounted reflectors.
  4. Side and tail stripes.
  5. White side stripes w/ white vinyl top.
  6. Red stripes w/ red interior.
  7. White stripes on darker paint colors.
  8. Tail stripes on spoiler & quarter panel extensions.

What's special about California?

California is known variously as The Land of Milk and Honey, The El Dorado State, The Golden State, and The Grape State. There are more than 300,000 tons of grapes grown in California annually. California produces more than 17 million gallons of wine each year. The redwood is the official state tree.

What is the California Special Mustang 2016?

The California special package adds an additional $1,995 to the tab and includes a sporty, black decklid spoiler, accent stripes, and leather trim/Miko suede power seats with red accent stitching. Additional options include a voice-active navigation system for $795 (skip it) and a security package for $395 (get it).

What is Ford rev matching?

As you brake and downshift through the gears, the automatic rev matching takes care of blipping the throttle to increase the engine revs to match each downshift. The auto rev matching works well and relieves the driver of one responsibility of driving a manual car. Advantage, automatic.

How much is a 2016 Mustang GT California Special?

2016 Ford Mustang GT California Specifications
On Sale: Now
Price: $36,395/$42,275 (base/as tested)
Engine: 5.0L DOHC 32-valve V-8/435 hp @ 6,500 rpm, 400 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Layout: 2-door, 4-passenger, front-engine, AWD

What happened to California Mustang?

In March of 2018, to better serve Mustang enthusiasts, California Mustang moved from City of Industry, California to the larger Classic Industries corporate headquarters in Huntington Beach, California.

How much is a 2017 Mustang GT California Special?

For $1,995, the California Special package is a bargain when it comes to injecting extra attitude into the Mustang GT. You do have to pony up roughly $33,000 for the V8-powered Mustang, and that's before the extra cost of the California Special package and other add-ons.

How much horsepower does a 2008 Mustang GT CS have?

Specifications As Tested
Engine: 4.6-liter sohc 24-valve V8
Horsepower (lb.-ft @ rpm): 300 @ 5750
Torque (lb.-ft @ rpm): 320 @ 4500
Transmission: 5-speed automatic

What is a Ford Mustang Premium?

Combining breathtaking performance with the finest interior features is the Ford Mustang GT Premium Fastback. Complete with leather-trimmed seats, selectable drive modes, and heated exterior mirrors, you'll enjoy every ride behind the wheel. Additional features include: Heated and cooled front seats.

What is the California Special Mustang 2017?

The California Special package is only available when choosing the GT Premium trim level, either in Coupe or Convertible format. This gets you a 5.0-liter V8 with 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. You have a choice of six-speed manual or six-speed SelectShift automatic.

What is Shelby Mustang?

The Shelby Mustang is a high-performance variant of the Ford Mustang which was built by Shelby American from 1965 to 1968, and from 1969 to 1970 by Ford.

How much horsepower does a 2007 Mustang GT CS have?

Engine manufacturer: Ford Modular V-8 4.6L
Horsepower net: 223.5 kW / 304 PS / 300 hp (SAE net)
Torque net: 434 Nm / 320 ft-lb
Horsepower gross:
Torque gross:

How much horsepower does a 4.6 Mustang GT have?

Torque 320 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm
Base engine size 4.6 l
Horsepower 300 hp @ 5750 rpm
Turning circle 36.5 ft.