RSS Feed

Monthly Archives: May 2014

Upper Marlboro Ford Donated a Vehicle to Southern High School

Upper Marlboro Ford Donated a Vehicle to Southern High School

image (7)

Upper Marlboro Ford has donated a vehicle to Southern High School for their Prom Breakfast for the past 19 years. 

The Prom Breakfast is held at the school and it’s purpose is to out the students in a safe environment.

image (9)

 

This years event took place on Saturday, May 10th at Southern High School.

10277489_10201979415909323_1418061094625329370_n

 

There were over 300 students at the event as well as over 100 parent volunteers, administrators and teachers.

 

At 1:45 am, Marc Bortnick, the General Manager/Partner of Upper Marlboro Ford raffled off the vehicle and the lucky winner was Mariah Warner!

10365893_10201979416429336_9212194669111039624_n

 

Congratulations to Mariah!  Also, we thank Claire Pickart, a long time Upper Marlboro Ford customer who did a wonderful job as the head of the Prom Breakfast Committee.

10363974_10201979414989300_6734969223948863179_n 1374789_10201979422189480_719976741717748371_n

 

We are proud of our affiliation with the school and more importantly what the event symbolizes!

Stop by Upper Marlboro Ford!  We are located at 5701 Crain Highway, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 or call us at 888-602-9079 or online at http://www.uppermarlboroford.com

FORD PAYS HOMAGE TO FIVE DECADES OF THE WORLD’S FAVORITE PONY CAR WITH MUSTANG 50 YEAR LIMITED EDITION

FORD PAYS HOMAGE TO FIVE DECADES OF THE WORLD’S FAVORITE PONY CAR WITH MUSTANG 50 YEAR LIMITED EDITION

FORD PAYS HOMAGE TO FIVE DECADES OF THE WORLD’S FAVORITE PONY CAR WITH MUSTANG 50 YEAR LIMITED EDITION

Ford Pays Homage to Five Decades of the World’s Favorite Pony Car with Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition

  • The 50 Year Limited Edition builds on the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang GT fastback and will be available in either Wimbledon White or Kona Blue
  • Special-edition Mustang comes standard with nearly every available option; the only choice customers have to make is color, and manual or automatic transmission
  • 2015 Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition will be available in fall 2014; only 1,964 examples will ever be built

10013549_10152334686390049_3697197150323499212_n

UPPER MARLBORO, MD, 2014 – Fifty years after debuting one of the world’s most popular cars, Ford is marking the milestone by revealing a Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition. Created to honor five decades of Mustang heritage, only 1,964 examples of the 50 Year Limited Edition will ever be built when it goes on sale this fall.

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-photo-589634-s-520x318

“When Mustang was approved for development more than 50 years ago, I don’t think anyone imagined it would spawn such a dedicated base of fans around the world and still be in production today,” said Marc Bortnick, General Manager of Upper Marlboro Ford.

Celebrating 50 Years of Ford Mustang

Based on the all-new 2015 Mustang GT fastback with performance pack, the 50 Year Limited Edition is designed to provide customers with outstanding performance and a unique appearance that will be instantly recognizable on the road. The only options for the 50 Year Limited Edition are the choice of two exclusive colors and a six-speed manual or automatic transmission.

50 years of inspiration
“The new Mustang blends a muscular, contemporary shape with design cues that define it as quintessentially Mustang,” added Marc Bortnick. “The 50 Year Limited Edition adds details that set it apart from other Mustangs, while hearkening back to the 1965 original.”

The only two available colors are Wimbledon White, like Mustang serial No. 0001 that was first sold to Capt. Stanley Tucker in April 1964, or Kona Blue. Both are exclusive to this limited-edition car.

Capt. Stanley Tucker and His Ford Mustangs, Numbers 1 and 1 Mill

“Chrome trim was much more prevalent on cars in the 1960s than it is today, so we added some discreet highlights for the grille, side glass and tri-bar taillamps,” said Marc Bortnick. “The darker Kona Blue provides a particularly striking contrast against the chrome.”

Chrome bezels surrounding the base of each of the three taillamp blades take inspiration from the original 1962 design proposal by Gale Halderman that became the basis for the production model that debuted in 1964. The three individual lamps on each side of that design were combined into a single tri-bar lamp cluster for production, but the original concept has returned five decades on. The Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition will be the only 2015 model with the large faux gas cap badge on the rear fascia, with 50 Years added to the GT designation.

Gail Wise - Worlds First Production Mustang Owner

Another visual element that won’t be found on any other Mustang is the louvered rear quarter-windows. Unlike the external louvers on the quarter-windows of the 1965 fastback, the new windows are comprised of layered sheets of glass built with a construction technique uniquely developed for this car.

Unique cockpit experience 
From behind the wheel, drivers will know they are driving a very special car. The aluminum trim panel that spans the double-brow instrument panel gets an axel spin finish different from other 2015 Mustangs, plus a special serialized 50 Year Limited Edition badge on the passenger side. Each badge will be individually etched at Flat Rock Assembly Plant where Mustang is built.

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-interior-photo-589481-s-520x318 - Copy

The limited-edition is the only 2015 Mustang with a cashmere-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel. The stitching is also used on the instrument panel, shifter boot, center armrest, door inserts and seats. The seats feature exclusive two-tone cashmere and black leather upholstery, and the Mustang 50 Year logo on the seat backs.

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-interior-seat-badge-photo-589482-s-520x318 - Copy2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-interior-photo-589480-s-520x318

Limited-edition cars will be equipped with loop-carpet floor mats with cashmere stitching and suede binding not available on other Mustangs.

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-interior-photo-589640-s-520x318

A showpiece meant to be driven

Powered by the upgraded 5.0-liter V8 engine delivering more than 420 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque, every 50 Year Limited Edition will be equipped with the Mustang GT performance pack that includes massive six-piston Brembo front brakes and 19-inch alloy wheels with high-performance Y-speed-rated Pirelli P-Zero summer tires.

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-photo-589638-s-520x318 - Copy

The 19-inch alloy wheels feature a unique Y-spoke design inspired by the chromed steel wheels that were offered on the original Mustang 50 years ago. The front wheels are 9.0 inches wide with 255/40R tires, while the staggered rear wheels are 9.5 inches wide with 275/40R tires.

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-taillights-and-badge-photo-589639-s-520x318

The 50 Year Limited Edition is the only 2015 Mustang that will be available with a combination of an automatic transmission and the performance pack. When equipped with the six-speed automatic transmission, the Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition will get a limited-slip rear differential with a 3.55:1 final-drive. Customers who opt for the six-speed manual will get a Torsen differential with a 3.73:1 final-drive ratio.

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-photo-589636-s-520x318

The 50 Year Limited Edition car will be among the first 2015 Mustangs built when production begins later this year. Each of the 1,964 50 Year Limited Edition Mustangs will get a unique owner’s guide in a leather portfolio with the 50 Year badge on the outside.

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-dashboard-badge-photo-589485-s-520x318

2015-ford-mustang-50th-anniversary-edition-photo-589637-s-520x318 - Copy (2)

“We wanted to provide our most dedicated fans with the emotion of the original Mustang in a 21st century car,” said Marc Bortnick. “With this 50 Year Limited Edition, I believe we have accomplished our goal.”

Upper Marlboro Ford is located at 5701 Crain Highway in Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772.  We can also be reached at 301-627-5600 or online at http://www.uppermarlboroford.com

Upper Marlboro Ford’s Internet Manager Gets Married!!

Congrats to Upper Marlboro Ford’s Internet manager Marissa Miles and Matthew Leach on their wedding!  

They were married this past Saturday, May 10th, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland.

We are very extremely excited for Marissa and Matthew! See some of the beautiful pictures below.

1507079_282458108598306_1865785417386943366_n1017764_282458078598309_3451707399534796762_n

If you would like to congratulate Marissa visit us at Upper Marlboro Ford.

Upper Marlboro Ford is located at 5701 Crain Highway in Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.  Call 301-627-5600 or visit us online at http://www.uppermarlboroford.com.

 

Career Day: Upper Marlboro Ford Volunteers Time at Local Elementary School

Career Day: Upper Marlboro Ford Volunteers Time at Local Elementary School

It’s always a rewarding feeling to give back to the community.

Today two of our employees, Master Certified Sales Consultant Nayman Rivers and Commercial Truck Manager Billy Bingham,

volunteered their time for Career Day at a local elementary school.

1797617_273626522814798_8927609801192705148_n 10157293_273626589481458_7574098934353572707_n

10177425_273626552814795_2862192163378153294_n10245587_273626542814796_2517956233447911753_n

For more information on this event please contact Upper Marlboro Ford.  Upper Marlboro Ford is located at 5701 Crain Highway in Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Call 301-627-5600 or visit us online at http://www.uppermarlboroford.com.