1965 Ford Mustang

Fastback

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Light Blue/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

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.

Nonetheless, the lesser specification 4,727cc Mustangs - available with an output of either 200, 225 *or* 271bhp - were no slouches, while road holding w