1969 Ford Mustang

Boss 429

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Chassis No.
9F02Z198873
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Friday, January 22, 2010
375 bhp, 429 cu. in. overhead valve V8 engine with Holley four-barrel carburetor, four-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension via coil springs and upper and lower wishbones, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and front disc and rear drum brakes. Wheelbase: 108"
Introduced to rave reviews in 1964, the Ford Mustang invented the “ponycar” genre. As the sixties advanced, the advent of the muscle car changed the competitive landscape, as most of these legendary beasts were created by shoehorning a big displacement overhead valve V8 engine into a lighter weight midsize – or ponycar – body shell.
At the same time, the non-competition pact adopted by the Big Three had essentially disintegrated, as increasingly open support was provided to supposedly independent racers. In particular, Ford was facing stiff competition from Chrysler in NASCAR, by then the most popular racing series of