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The Ford Mustang Shelby: A Timeless Classic of Power and Style

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The Ford Shelby Mustang, a fifth generation mustang, was one of Ford’s powerhouses that were intended to compete with the Corvette. Ford manufactured the Shelby from 1968 through 1970. The Shelbys that were produced prior to that, in the years 1965, 1966 and 1967, were actually Mustangs that had undergone special modifications by Carroll Shelby’s company. These were called Shelby Cobras. Read More »

The 1967 Mustang Fastback – An American Classic

When the 1967 Mustang Fastback first arrived on the “muscle car” scene, it was a result of a completely redesigned classic, different in many ways. While it contained the same 108-inch wheelbase, it was longer and wider than the previous models of Ford Mustang. The grille looked meaner and the full fastback body styling made it look futuristic, for its time. With the introduction of the 1967 Mustang Fastback, other car companies followed suit and the Cougar, Camaro, and Firebird had a similar appearance, just not quite as distinct. Read More »

From Fastback to Boss 1967 – 1969 Ford Mustang

From Fastback to Boss 1967 – 1969 Ford Mustang.

1967 Mustang and the 1967 Mustang Fastback In 1967, the Mustang was introduced to a new concept: competition. Chevrolet had the Camaro, Pontiac had the Firebird, and even Plymouth had revamped the Barracuda so that it fit more with what we now call “muscle cars.” Ford responded with a Mustang that was slightly larger although the chassis was still pretty much the same. While the wheelbase remained at 108 inches, but the total length was upped two inches. Read More »

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