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Ford Put A Mustang On The Empire State Building

See how Ford's engineers managed to place a 2015 edition of the muscle car on the 86th floor observation deck of New York City's iconic skyscraper

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, the auto giant planned a photo opportunity that would appear to stretch the limits of possibility — placing the 2015 edition of the iconic vehicle on the 86th floor observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York City for a celebratory photoshoot, in a repeat of their 1965 stunt. Engineers painstakingly assembled and reassembled the yellow muscle car, piece by piece, for the photo opportunity of the (half) century.

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