1997 Mustang changes included a larger grille opening to match the larger fan and radiator for better cooling. All models also received the passive anti-theft system (PATS) used on the 1996 GT and Cobra. All automatic transmission had a new thicker shifter. The GT got new 17 inch wheels with a gray metallic center. And Bright Tangerine and Mystic exterior paint was replaced with Aztec Gold, Autumn Orange, and Pacific Green.
Example of a Mustang from 1997
Sales Brochure cover
1997 Mustang Sales Brochure pages (click on to view) This is the 1997 Ford Mustang promotional booklet. The 1997 Mustang is available in a 145hp V6, 215hp GT, or 305hp Cobra; 2-door coupe or convertible.