1967 Ford Mustang

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    7R03C109349
  • Engine number 
    N/A
  • Lot number 
    706
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Turquoise
  • Interior brand colour 
    Two Tone Blue
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic

Description

The Ford Mustang was conceived in the full knowledge that in the mid-'60s the biggest population bubble in history was now coming of age in America, ‘baby boomers' would rule the '60s and there was little or no reason to think they wanted to drive cars that were anything like the ones their parents owned.

The iconic Ford Mustang, therefore, created a storm when it hit the streets and it still does to this day. Ford wanted to make the Mustang affordable and consequently it needed to share much of its engineering with an existing Ford product. They decided to base the Mustang on the smallest US Ford at the time, the Falcon. The Mustang was initially offered as either a ‘notchback' coupé or convertible. It shared its front double-wishbone/coil spring and leaf spring rear suspension with the Falcon. Compared to the Falcon the cockpit sat further back on the chassis, resulting in a longer front end and shorter rear end design, both its roof and bonnet were also lower in comparison. It's with those proportions and detailed with such iconic touches as the galloping horse in the grille, the cut-away side panels and the rear lights divided into three sections, that the Mustang became a car that people were instantly passionate about.
Offered here is a traditional, first generation, left-hand drive example finished in a stunning Turquoise with a contrasting two tone Blue interior. Manufactured in 1967 at the San Jose, California factory the car is one of the original ‘C' code 289 cars.

This Mustang was imported in to the UK in 2015, and whilst like many imported cars it's accompanied by minimal history, it appears to have been sympathetically restored later in its life in the USA. As a result it appears to be in generally good condition all round with further scope for aesthetic improvements should one desire. Turquoise is one of the most complementary colours we have seen on a Mustang in a long time and the contrasting white roof looks to be in excellent condition and finishes the car off perfectly with the whole ensemble looking a bit 'Miami Beach'.
With its rumbling '289', this feisty Mustang should deliver a great, top down, driving experience. The perfect spring weekend cruiser.

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