Today’s blogpost picture: the art of tarmac painting, the hallmark of Eleanor V, the story of accelaration from zero to 60 mph – call it as you like! Let us go into the subject, do not take it too seriously.
A slight incline and the Ford Mustang Eleanor V, somewhere in the countryside. You remember: V8 engine, 5 speed manual gear box, rear-wheel driven, limited slip differential – action and satisfaction guaranteed!
First gear, second gear, 60 miles per hour – wonderful tarmac painting! In other words: acceleration time of secondary importance, but perfect fun factor - a really wide smile on the driver’s face! As well some facts are noteworthy herewith, the tarmac painting mainly in numbers.
Appropriate engine revolutions, 1st gear 50 feet, gear shift 20 feet, 2nd gear 115 feet – total 185 feet (shifting less than half a second traction interruption). Zero to 60 mph, achieved result? No idea, this was really not the primary aim in this case. Not the fastest, but probably the funniest version for this task.
This was one kind of tarmac painting. Burnouts and doughnuts, for instance, are some others – also very funny. Possibly more on those at a later time. And, once more: have a nice ride, with a wide smile on your face!
See you next Friday. - God bless you, all the best! The Castiron
PS Ford Mustang GT V8 (2005), C/D TEST RESULTS, ACCELERATION Zero to 60 mph 5.2 seconds