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LZR RED COBRA

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i guess all the crying about the "spy" photos not being the final version can be laid to rest.

yay Ford! i love this car. bring on the special editions and cobras! man i cant wait.
 
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63_Fairlane

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2005Eleanor said:
That link sort of defeated your argument, yellow5.0cobra. If you look at the retail distribution, add up the percentages in the retail mix (basically, the percentage of each car ford plans to make available at each level). 66% of the retail mix is in V6's. They say the plan is to sell V6's in volume...why is that...? TO MAKE MONEY...more volume sold = more money made. The GT's increase profitability by giving a better brand image. This means the GT's make the Mustang look good to potential buyers. Those buyers go to the Ford dealership, but might not want to spend the money for a GT, or may just want a mustang because it "looks fast", so they buy a V6. This increases Ford's profit margin, and the volume of V6's sold.

Want further proof...? Ride around and count the numbers of each type of Mustang you see in one day....compare. I bet at least 10 to 1 on V6's to GT's.
I agree. The V6 may actually provide more prifit per car than the GT, but the GT creats an image that sells V6 cars. They work hand in hand.