1965 Ford Mustang

FIA Race Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Orange
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: ABW 177C Chassis Number: 5R07A138694
This superbly prepared FIA-spec Notchback Mustang race car has been stripped of everything that might add unnecessary weight. A turn-key car that is set up for 2 hour plus endurance races, it is built to run in period F (1962 to 1965) FIA class CT10 events and has the correct HTP papers.
There is simply too much to mention here but a full spec list is available on request. To get an idea of the lengths the builders have gone to produce a very competitive race car, the following specifications are perhaps the most noteworthy: The car is fitted with an FIA 289Ci Ford V8 engine, built by Cobra Automotive with standard cast iron headers, Quarter Master 10.5" clutch, and 4-speed top loader gearbox with Hurst shifter, producing an impressibe 358 bhp with the standard cast iron exhaust, which can be increased to an even more potent 385 bhp with the t