What Is the Warriors in Pink Mustang?Last Updated August 4, 2019
The color pink has become synonymous with the ongoing effort to find a cure for breast cancer. Beginning in 2007, Ford showed its support for the fight against this insidious disease by releasing a special-edition Warriors in Pink Mustang, featuring pink interior and exterior features. The Warriors in Pink Mustang is part of the Circle of Promise campaign created by Ford in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, one of the most widely respected breast cancer awareness organizations in the world, and Essence, a publication geared towards African-American women.
Highlights of the Warriors in Pink Mustang Package
Features and options included in the Warriors in Pink Mustang package have varied somewhat over the years. In 2008, for instance, the Warriors in Pink Mustang included a Premium V-6 package that was available with Silver, Black and White coupe and convertible models and featured pink rocker tape striping, as well as pink stitching on many interior parts. These models also included distinctive Mustang pony badging over the famous pink ribbon.
In 2009, Ford unveiled a special Ford Warriors in Pink Mustang at the New York Auto Show. This model featured a new pink hood stripe, new pink side stripe, and a specially designed grille. A glass roof was also available as an optional feature. Ford stipulated that it would donate $500 from each sale of these limited edition Mustangs to Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Ford also sells a wide assortment of related apparel and donates a portion of the proceeds to the fight against breast cancer.
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Starting in 2007 Ford showed its support for the fight against breast cancer by releasing a special-edition Mustang. The Warriors in Pink Special-Edition Mustangs have varied over the years with distinctive interior upgrades and other performance upgrades.
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