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Old 03/17/2008, 05:36 PM   #1
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What Colors would you like to see available for the 2009 GT/CS?

Here's your chance...
What colors would you like to see made available for the 2009 GT/CS?

For 2009, there will be a white stripe available, so it opens up the possibilities for colors that used white stripes--just like in 1968. What about a Gulfstream Aqua, or Royal Maroon?? Mention metallic or non-metallic, too (what about gold flaked dark green, just like the Green Hornet?--with gold and white stripes?).

Would you like to see a Bullitt Green GT/CS? Maybe they'll let it happen in '09? (a no-go for '08).

You can include '68 colors, and any other color, anywhere. Just include the actual name and brand (i.e. Dodge Viper Red), so there is a closer reference to your suggestion.

I'll pass this on to the folks at Ford working on the '09, and so, we'll see.

And..since you're at it, if there are any other body items, or accessories that you'd like to see, please include them here, too. Spoiler types, interior trim, light bars (like a roll bar) for the convertible, rectangular fog lights, or a "no horse" dark grey metallic grille?

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Old 03/17/2008, 05:50 PM   #2
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Metallic charcoal gray.

(I gotta tell you, one of the reasons I haven't taken the plunge for a new model is the limited color selection)

And, where are the casting dates on these new fangled machines?!!

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Old 03/17/2008, 07:48 PM   #3
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Metallic charcoal gray.
And, where are the casting dates on these new fangled machines?!!
Neil
....well...on the late models, they're "only" three (metric) bolts away from knowing. We're on a whole new learning curve here, Neil!

Metallic Charcoal Grey--like a new Aston Martin would be cool....especially with white stripes!!

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Old 03/17/2008, 07:59 PM   #4
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i dont know why i thought this, but i thought the new GT/CS was only going to be made in 07 and 08...it is also going to me made in 2009?
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Old 03/17/2008, 08:45 PM   #5
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Old 03/17/2008, 08:53 PM   #6
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i dont know why i thought this, but i thought the new GT/CS was only going to be made in 07 and 08...it is also going to me made in 2009?
Well, they were only going to do one year....

Then they sold very well. OK. "Let's do it again", they said.

Then '08 sales exceeded '07 sales.

Then they said, "let's do it again for 2009, but let's do white stripes".

So, we will have a 2009 GT/CS. I think total, 3 year GT/CS production will exceed the Buillitt and anything else they make...(like a Boss 302).

We have a lot to be proud of. I want a red '09 with the supercharger, and white stripes! (from sales of the book)

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Old 03/17/2008, 09:51 PM   #7
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Any color with a white convertible top opton.

I profess to know nothing and only wish to associate with those who do!
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Old 03/17/2008, 11:49 PM   #8
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Alloy clearcoat metallic or gunsmoke grey....It is what I would have bought mine in if I had that option.
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Old 03/18/2008, 05:17 AM   #9
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Lime Gold

I would really like to see the Lime Gold come back again. After all it was a very popular color back then and if this is the last year of the GT/CS I have to vote for Lime Gold.
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Old 03/18/2008, 06:54 AM   #10
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^NOOO lol, sorry I just hate that color. Looks like vomit or baby poop.

My vote would go with a British Racing green or the green on the Bullitt

OR

Black Jade...black with a tinge of green

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Old 03/18/2008, 07:01 AM   #11
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I just feel the need to vent a bit. I previously owned a 2000 sunburst gold V6 Coupe before purchasing my 07 GT/CS. When Ford came out with this new body style in 2005 I knew I had to have one. I waited until 2007 when they offered the California Special option as a "[B][I][U]LIMITED EDITION[B][I][U]" When they offered them again in 2008 I was upset as this was the actual anniversay year for the Cal Special but thought ok as they didn't really change anything from the 2007. Now if they are planning a 2009 model year with changes to color stripe, etc. just how limited is this limited edition? Really makes me want to sell mine and by the Dodge Challenger.
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Old 03/18/2008, 08:55 AM   #12
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Really makes me want to sell mine and by the Dodge Challenger.
Don't limit yourself. Keep the Mustang and get the Challenger, too!

Joe

HP numbers are good and all, but they're like asking someone how much they can bench. What difference does it make, if I can still kick your ass.
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Old 03/18/2008, 09:18 AM   #13
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All matching '68 colors
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Old 03/18/2008, 09:52 AM   #14
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I too am disappointed that Ford is going to produce the GTCS in 2009. I fought the urge to buy a 2007 GTCS and prayed that Ford would continue to produce it in 2008 making it a true 40 yr anniv. car. I figured this would be a real collector's item one day. I'm sure the first GTCS and HC Specials would not be nearly as special/valuable if they had produced them in 67, 68 and 69. Ford's approach to producing them in 09 due to sales reminds me of the baseball palyer who wouldn't change his socks because he thought it brought him good luck. After a while, it stinks. Ford should instead pursue other 40 yr anniv. models; Bosses, Machs, etc. Just my thoughts.

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Old 03/18/2008, 10:04 AM   #15
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Royal Maroon, just as my 68. In 2007 I tried to special order color, and was told " only if ordering 10 or more ". Since I didn't need a fleet of Royal Maroon cars I opted out, but always thought it would be nice to have new and old in same color.
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