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Jul 14 2018

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Ford unveils Mustang GT Eagle Squadron

Ford Europe unveiled the Ford Mustang GT Eagle Squadron, a unique Mustang GT bearing the colours and markings of a Spitfire of No 71 (Eagle) Squadron to honour the American pilots who served in the Royal Air Force.

The Mustang is powered by a V8 engine delivering 710 hp and 610 lb/ft of torque. The codes and serial match the Spitfire Mk V EN783, which was notably flown by Greek-American ace Steve Pisanos.

Spitfire Mk V EN783 of No 71 (Eagle) Squadron (© Gaëtan Marie)

Spitfire Mk V EN783 of No 71 (Eagle) Squadron (© Gaëtan Marie)

Spitfire Mk V EN783 of No 71 (Eagle) Squadron (Crown Copyright)

Spitfire Mk V EN783 of No 71 (Eagle) Squadron (Crown Copyright)

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