The Ford Five Hundred is a model of automobile assembled by Ford Motor Company and branded as a Ford. The powertrain consists of 3.0-litre V6 engine, the choice of a continuously-variable or six-speed automatic transmission, and either a rear-wheel or all-wheel drive system. An optional safety package features Safety Canopy. The Five Hundred was first introduced at the 2004 North American International Auto Show (CanadianDriver Communications, Inc., 2004).