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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 »

1970 Boss – 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1

1970 Mustang – the Boss 302 and 429 Show Who is the Boss As Ford entered into the 1970s, the Mustang underwent some changes. The 1970 production year saw the last of the smaller Mustangs. There were fewer than 9,000 Boss 302’s produced while about 1,300 Boss 429’s were produced in 1970. The legendary 428 “R” code engine in the Mach 1 Cobra Jet, made its appearance for the second year, packing a 335 hp punch. This was one of the Ford Mustang landmarks that collectors and enthusiasts covet today.  Read More »

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