What Is the Mustang SSP?Last Updated July 21, 2021 | Andrew Boyle
In 1982, Ford addressed the needs of the law enforcement community by offering a lighter, faster and more nimble vehicle than the one's police were using called the Special Services Package. The SSP Mustang featured a Foxbody platform with a 5.0 engine and automatic transmission.
In 2003, Ford celebrated its 100th birthday since the company's founding in 1903. To celebrate this historic milestone, Ford created Centennial editions for many of its most popular and iconic models including the Ford Mustang. The Centennial Edition Mustang was based on a 2003 Mustang GT and featured a number of exterior and interior upgrades.
The K-Code engine was first available to Mustang buyers in 1964 and lasted until 1967. Less than one percent of the 1.7 million Mustangs produced were actually equipped with a K-Code engine. The K-Code Mustang is a highly sought-after vehicle by classic car collectors.
Available only in Grabber Orange and featuring a black hood stripe and tornado decal, the Mustang Twister Special is highly sought after by collectors. Based on the already powerful 1970 Mach 1, the Twister Special added a drag pack suspension and either a Super Cobra Jet Ram Air engine or the new 351 CID Cleveland V8. The Twister saw revivals in 1985 and 2008.