Ever wondered what will happen to a pre-production test car after its lifetime work? Me too, but the Dearborn Fire Department outside Detroit put out a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 that will be well-used this week during emergency extrication training. It has the presence of Ford world headquarters in your town that has advantages, ah?
Photos of the metal cutting exercise were uploaded to the department’s Facebook page on Friday morning, sparking a lot of reactions from Mustang enthusiasts and car enthusiasts. Not everyone knows that these test mules are just that: prototypes built by manufacturers for testing purposes and they are all still reserved for the crusher. As a result, the comments section had pro-firefighters defending their work and car crews talking about the entire trial.
My personal favorite is some commentators who went so far as to want diarrhea at all who do not want to see this car destroyed. The yarn is pure 2020 goodness.
Listen, I am not killed to see a perfectly good car destroyed, even if it is a $ 73,000 sports car. It is part of
perfecting the research and development of new cars and their advanced technology: testing and
faux Further, in this case, what better way to say goodbye to a car than to allow firefighters — you know, the people who rescued us in case of a crash — to train their craft new, cutting models.
Sure, this GT500 is probably one of the most attractive (and expensive) cars trained by the Dearborn Fire Department
on, but that̵
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