1969 Ford Mustang

Mach 1 351 M Code

Summary

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

Description

Coys Auction - Fine Motor Cars
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX

Saturday 5th July 2008 at 14.30

The Ford Mustang was introduced in 1964 as a sporty ''''pony car'''' to attract younger buyers to Ford products. After only a few short years of development, Ford saw the need to create performance Mustangs to compete with General Motors and its release of the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird. While several performance options had existed in the form of factory 289cu in/4.7 litre models (from 1965 onwards) and factory FE code engines (new for 1968), the vast majority of the Ford Mustang''''s performance mantle was carried by cars modified by the legendary Carroll Shelby. 1969, however, would be the benchmark year for Ford Mustang in its proliferation of performance names and engines.

The model name Mach 1 could not have been more appropriate, in 1969 Performance Buyer''''s Digest put a new Mach 1 through its pac