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Apr 16

Ford overlooks the Big Apple in the 2015 Mustang Convertible [w/video]

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2015 Ford Mustang Convertible

Ford has done it again. Like in 1965, there is once again an all-new Mustang Convertible sitting on the observation deck of New York City's Empire State Building. This has been in the making for a little while, with the first report that Ford would recreate the sky-high publicity stunt coming out a few weeks back.

The process of getting the Mustang up there wasn't exactly easy. A Romulus, MI-based company chopped up the new droptop, a necessary evil to get the Mustang to fit in the combination of Empire State Building elevators required to get to the 86th floor observation deck. But it was slightly more involved than just taking the car apart. The company, DST, built a mockup of the ESB's elevators, and then practiced its cuts on a second pre-production Mustang Convertible (measure twice, cut once).

The result of all this work are the images you see above. Yes, sitting in the crisp, morning air of midtown Manhattan, over 1,000 feet up, is this brilliant Triple Yellow Mustang. Take a look up top for our gallery of images from today's event. You can also scroll down for videos and images of the process leading up to the ESB debut.

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