Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Chassis number 
    8T02J20516402710
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Raven Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Brands Hatch Motor Racing Circuit
Fawkham, Longfield
Kent, DA3 8NG
Sunday 24th May 2009
Registration Number: RUE 462F Chassis Number: 8T02J20516402710
When Ford introduced the Mustang for the 1965 model year, its runaway success exceeded all expectations. It was the car for the moment and it sold more in its first styling phase (1965-66) than it ever would again. It tended to be revised every couple of years and with every up-date the weight increased and production fell.
It was the original concept which the public liked, and when most people think of a Mustang they still think of the 1965/6 fastback coupé, although it actually sold only a fraction of the numbers which the notchback version did. The reason is simple: all the Shelby versions were fastbacks and it is the Shelby car that catches the imagination. Nearly 1,300,000 Mustangs were sold in the first two years but only 2,040 cars passed through the hands of Carroll Shelby.
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