Ford Showcasing the breadth of its accessories catalog and the versatility of new products Mustang With a concept called Riptide. It received many factory-supported modifications, turning it into surfer-friendly beach gear.
The rapids drawn with Velocity Blue began life Four-door mustang Comes with Sasquatch bag. It uses 35-inch tires wrapped in factory-style 17-inch wheels, but it has lock rings from Ford’s performance catalog. Ford also installed Bestop’s mesh Bimini canopy, which replaced standard doors with tubular devices to let air in. There is a rigid LED light bar above the windshield and a Yakima bike rack behind it.
Although all these add-ons are off-the-shelf components, Riptide has introduced two accessories that are not yet available.One is a prototype steel front bumper with fog lights and integrated drag Hook; it looks ready to be produced. The second is a simple accessory that allows the user to tie the surfboard to an available exercise pole.
Sitting on cloth or leather in a wet swimsuit can be disastrous, so Fout wrapped the seat with a waterproof marine-grade vinyl interior.rubber Floor mat It can be cleaned with a hose to help keep the cabin clean.
Power comes from the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6, which can produce 310 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Unmodified, it spins four wheels through a 10-speed automatic transmission.Some of the best surfing spots are hidden off the beaten track, Riptide can help surfers reach them with electronic driving assistance devices Like Trail One-Pedal Drive.
There is no indication that Ford will provide buyers with factory-made surf-ready Mustangs.However, most of the accessories used to make it can be obtained through participating Ford Dealer Or from multiple Aftermarket Suppliers; Blue Oval pointed out that buyers can even include accessories in their financing. No plans have been announced to provide bumpers and crossbars to the public, but we will not be surprised to see them in production sooner or later.