Dana Introduces Spicer® One-piece Aluminum Driveshaft for Ford Mustang
Lighter Weight Delivers Increased Performance
Nov 6, 2014
Las Vegas, Nov. 5, 2014 – Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today the introduction of a Spicer® one-piece aluminum driveshaft for the Ford Mustang at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show, held here through Nov. 7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The new Spicer® driveshaft weighs 19 lbs. less than the OEM shaft, enabling quicker acceleration and improved driving performance. The Spicer one-piece design also eliminates the need for a center support bearing.
“Mustang owners are very performance oriented,” said Bill Gryzenia, vice president and general manager, Dana Aftermarket. “We think they will appreciate the increase in response and acceleration they can get by simply bolting this new driveshaft into their cars.”
The Spicer® one-piece aluminum driveshaft is an easy installation. It bolts directly to the original-equipment Mustang flange without any need for adapters. The driveshaft comes with a 3.5-inch diameter, and a 4-inch diameter driveshaft is also available for higher RPM applications. A total of six part numbers are available to fit 2007-2014 Mustang V-8 models, including the GT500.
Dana will highlight a number of new products at its SEMA Show booth, No. 36181, located in the South Hall Upper at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
More information on the Spicer® one-piece aluminum driveshafts is available at: www.DanaUnleashed.com, or by calling Dana Customer Service at 1-800-621-8084.
About Dana in the Aftermarket
Powered by recognized brands such as Dana®, Spicer®, Victor Reinz®, Glaser®, GWB®, Thompson®, Tru-Cool®, SVL®, and Transejes™, Dana delivers a broad range of aftermarket solutions – including genuine, all makes, and value lines – servicing passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles across the globe. Leveraged by a global network of 13 distribution centers, Dana's dedicated aftermarket team provides technical service, customer support, high fill rates, and on-time delivery to customers around the globe. For more information, please visit www.dana.com/aftermarket.
About Dana Holding Corporation
Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world’s original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities. Founded in 1904 and based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs 23,000 people in 26 countries on six continents. In 2013, Dana generated sales of $6.8 billion. Forbes magazine selected Dana as one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in 2014. For more information, please visit dana.com.