A NEW APPROACH IN AN AGE OLD BUSINESS

+44 (0) 1926 691 141

Lot No. 706 - 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible

Not sold

A Mustang with a kick
Details Specification

The Ford Mustang was conceived in the full knowledge that in the mid-'60s the biggest population bubble in history was now coming of age in America, ‘baby boomers' would rule the '60s and there was little or no reason to think they wanted to drive cars that were anything like the ones their parents owned. The iconic Ford Mustang, therefore, created a storm when it hit the streets and it still does to this day. Ford wanted to make the Mustang affordable and consequently it needed to share much of its engineering with an existing Ford product. They decided to base the Mustang on the smallest US Ford at the time, the Falcon. The Mustang was initially offered as either a ‘notchback' coupé or convertible. It shared its front double-wishbone/coil spring and leaf spring rear suspension with the Falcon. Compared to the Falcon the cockpit sat further back on the chassis, resulting in a longer front end and shorter rear end design, both its roof and bonnet were also lower in comparison. It's with those proportions and detailed with such iconic touches as the galloping horse in the grille, the cut-away side panels and the rear lights divided into three sections, that the Mustang became a car that people were instantly passionate about.Offered here is a traditional, first generation, left-hand drive example finished in a stunning Turquoise with a contrasting two tone Blue interior. Manufactured in 1967 at the San Jose, California factory the car is one of the original ‘C' code 289 cars. This Mustang was imported in to the UK in 2015, and whilst like many imported cars it's accompanied by minimal history, it appears to have been sympathetically restored later in its life in the USA. As a result it appears to be in generally good condition all round with further scope for aesthetic improvements should one desire. Turquoise is one of the most complementary colours we have seen on a Mustang in a long time and the contrasting white roof looks to be in excellent condition and finishes the car off perfectly with the whole ensemble looking a bit 'Miami Beach'.With its rumbling '289', this feisty Mustang should deliver a great, top down, driving experience. The perfect spring weekend cruiser.

Year of manufacture:
1967
Make:
Ford
Chassis number:
7R03C109349
# of cylinders:
8
Engine capacity:
4700cc
Body colour:
Turquoise
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
AUM 116E
Model:
Mustang Convertible
Engine number:
N/A
Interior colour:
Two Tone Blue

Lot Tools

Telephone Bid
Commission Bid
Online Bid

Successfully placed your bid

Please confirm the following details:

Please enter the sum in GBP(£):

Please follow the link to place a bid online: