1966 Ford Mustang

Convertible Modified to Shelby Specification

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 2 October 2010 at 3pm
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.
Professionally restored to a very high standard using all genuine Shelby parts right down to the extra VIN number for the correct Shelby 289 cubic inch ‘K code’ engine, this fine Mustang from 1966 is finished in red with a black interior and is described as being in excellent condition throughout having had a ful