Forty years after its namesake became a road racing legend, the BOSS is back on track for 2010 with a new engine. Here to tell us more about it is Jamie Allison, Director, Ford North America Motorsports.
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"The Boss is back, it’s been forty years since the BOSS 302 raced on the tracks and it’s time to bring it back." :07 sec.
In honor of the 40th Anniversary of Parnelli Jones’ 1970 Trans-Am Championship in a Mustang BOSS 302 prepared by Bud Moore Engineering is ready to go.
"By the way, it’s not a BOSS 302, it’s a BOSS 302R , "R" stands for race car, is a ready to race turn-key race car that you buy from any Ford dealer and is ready to race in Grand AM, or SCCA or NASA any road racing competition." :15 sec.
The original BOSS 302 was a championship-winning legend and the new Mustang BOSS 302R will carry on the tradition. But if you want one, you better get in line now.
Only 50 will be built and delivered, and, actually, the first five are going to be at the first race in at Daytona for the Grand Am race, January 29th." :11 sec.
Allison took a tour around the car and explained, in detail, what you can expect when you invest in a Mustang BOSS 302R.
"Let me walk you around the car, we have 5-liter 4-valve, made it up to a six speed transmission. Because the car runs in the Grand-Am Challenge , two-way adjustable Koni in the front, and coil-overs in the back. As you come around we have 19 by10" BBS wheels, it’s got Brambo’s on the front, and it’s got race prepared interior with race electronics, race seats and race wheel… this car is ready to race." :29 sec.
According to Allison, the Mustang BOSS 302R will be built by Ford Racing and is anticipated in the third quarter of 2010.