PRLog - Feb. 22, 2013 - OSWEGO, Ill. -- John Hennessy, owner of River View Ford in Oswego, recently contributed two classic roadsters to be part of a display at the recent 2013 Chicago Auto Show. Mr. Hennessy lent a classic 1965 Mustang Convertible and a 1993 SVT Mustang to the show from his own personal collection. This incredibly generous action proved to be a special treat for Mustang and other sports car fans alike at the convention.
The 1965 Mustang Convertible was especially important because it marked the year the nameplate debuted. It also gave birth to a new group of vehicles, the pony car, a class defined by a compact body with a high performance drivetrain. Over time, the Mustang evolved into a muscle car but kept the spirit of its namesake.
The 1993 SVT Mustang marked the beginning of the SVT performance line and holds a special place in the heart of many Mustang fans. Having debuted at the Chicago Auto Show in 1992, it is fitting that the SVT Mustang returns more than twenty years later. To receive the performance designation, the SVT was equipped with a tougher V8 than other Ford models, as well as an upgraded suspension, transmission, and rear disc brakes.
John Hennessy is pleased to continue to carry the classic Mustang name. The 2013 Ford Mustang comes in a wide range of power options, depending on the driver's preferences. V6 models have a power rating of 305hp while still achieving an estimated fuel economy of 31mpg. 5.0L V8 models can get an incredible 420 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. Six-speed transmissions come in either manual or a SelectShift automatic.
Besides its signature power, the 2013 Mustang comes with a great list of available features, including:
• Selectable Electronic Power Assist Steering, with different steering feel modes including standard, sport, and comfort
• Ford SYNC including music streaming, handsfree calling, and vehicle diagnostics
• A rearview camera
• Ambient interior lighting
Hennessy River View Ford is located in Oswego at 2200 U.S. 30, just across the road from the Farm and Fleet and a mile and a half west of the river. Drivers interested in learning about the 2013 Mustang or any other cars available in Ford's line are encourage to stop by River View or contact the sales team.