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Twenty Things You Probably Did Not Know About Mustangs

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So, you love the Ford Mustang, but just how much do you know about them? These 20 little pieces of trivia contain some fun and informative tidbits that you may not have known about this great American classic. Who knows, you just might learn something. 1. The Ford Mustang was originally named for the P-51 Mustang, a popular fighter plane. During the development of the car, there were allusions made comparing the car to the horse and the running horse motif became the well-known emblem for the Mustang. Read More »

Ford Mustang Memorabilia

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The Ford Mustang was the vision of Lee Iacocca, who was Ford’s General Manager in 1964. He had envisioned a small sports car to be the next hot muscle car in street races. This is when they came up with the pony car class, which the Ford Mustang helped create. In the history of the Ford Mustang, there have been many car collectors and enthusiasts. This has created a marketplace for Ford Mustang memorabilia. When the Ford Mustangs were first introduced in 1964, the sleek, modern sports cars inspired many car clubs, shows, rallies, and swap meets.... Read More »

There is Not Many Cars That Resemble The Classic Mustang

There is Not Many Cars That Resemble The Classic Mustang.

As the updated “retro” version of the classic Mustang has been recently enjoying a comeback through the new and improved gas mileage models, there are still many people that prefer the original Ford mustangs. When the straight-six cylinder convertibles and coupes were released in 1965, the introduction in 1964 of the prototype had many “Pony car” fans clamoring to buy these sporty looking automobiles. In the first two years, the classic Mustang sold over a million units. Read More »

Coming Soon The New 1964 Mustang TV Ad

Coming Soon The New 1964 Mustang TV Ad.

In 1964 ½ as it would affectionately come to be know the Ford Motor Company introduced a new vehicle to the American driving public. In this move it would usher in a new era in American car production and forever change the face of the way Detroit would sell cars. The car that would bring about this remarkable nirvana was know as the Ford Mustang. To say it was ground breaking would be an understatement of the dramatic changes it would bring to car production in this new era of the Baby Boomer Generation. Ford hoped with the Mustangs late introduction... Read More »

History of the First Generation Ford Mustang Engine

History of the First Generation Ford Mustang Engine.

Memoirs from the Era of Horsepower On April 17, 1964, an American legend was unveiled and a love affair was formed. It was a time of change as full sized muscle cars were gradually being replaced by smaller (intermediate sized) muscle cars. Nevertheless, Ford had a dream of making a small sports car with power and performance. Thus, the pony car was born. The Ford Mustang paved the way for muscle cars to come – and it was all about the power. Read More »

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