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1984 Ford Aerostar Concept 01

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The Ford Aerostar was a sleek and aerodynamic Aerostar concept car that made its debut in 1984.

It was a sneak preview of Ford's new mini-van, due out in 1985.

The rear-drive van seats seven people and has a one-ton payload. Ford predicted an EPA mileage of up to 40 mpg. Production Aerostar vans closely resembled the concept vehicle, but they differed in details such as grille and headlights. A four-speed automatic gearbox imported from Germany was an optional extra on the production model.

Aerostar is 174.9 inches long, with a 119-inch wheelbase. The long wheel-base is important for ride; it prevents the pitching that occurs when a stiff suspension is set in a short span. That's why Aerostar’s rear wheels are set so near the rear of the body.

Aerodynamics is stressed in the body shape, though the production Aerostar will be less dramatic in appearance than the concept vehicle.

Also, the production vehicle’s windows will be recessed slightly and not be completely flush as shown on the concept vehicle.

The shaped lens for the headlights will be foregone in favor of conventional rectangular lamps with almost fiat lenses. And look for the production grille to be more open for better engine cooling.

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