1965 Ford Mustang

Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 4th December 2008

The original pony car, Ford‘s Mustang established itself as one of the cult cars of the Sixties following its launch in 1964. Available in convertible, notchback and fastback guise, with 2.8 *or* 3.3 litre straight six and 4.2 *or* 4.7 litre V8 engines, it was to prove one of Ford‘s greatest sellers. It was with the largest engine, however, that the Mustang got the kick it really deserved, as the Shelby 350GT, Ford was keen to take on the Corvettes of rival Chevrolet in SCCA events and Carroll Shelby was commissioned to adapt his experiences with the AC Cobra and Ford GT40 to the somewhat soft Mustang. This example has recently been fully rebuilt to a very high standard and is finished in red with a ‘Pony‘ interior, two-tone trim colour of dark red and white, and equipped with a power-operated soft top in white. Mechanically