Ford Mustang

A family affair

Old Cars Weekly archive – May 29, 2008 issue Story and photos by Joseph Garant Steele My father’s car, as I always refer to it, was purchased in late 1978 by him at Fordland in Auburn, Maine, as a leftover, low-option car that had not yet sold. I suspect this 1978 Ford LTD II...

Trans-Am pony cars featured at 2017 Iola Car Show

The 2017 Iola Car Show will rev up visitors’ adrenaline by spotlighting all the street Trans-Am pony cars that were built for Sports Car Club of America series racing: The Ford Mustang Boss 302; Chevrolet Camaro Z/28; Pontiac Trans-Am; Mercury Cougar Eliminator 302; Plymouth AAR ’Cuda; Dodge Challenger T/A; and AMC Mark Donohue Signature...

Ford car show in England

A convoy of more than 40 iconic Mustangs will be driving across the New Forest to join an expected 1,500 vehicles at Beaulieu’s Simply Ford on Sunday, April 30th. The South of England area division of the Mustang Owners Club of Great Britain is one of 48 clubs booked to attend the show. To...

Morsey made lasting mark at Ford

  Chase Morsey, Jr. Chase Morsey, a longtime Ford executive and original Ford Mustang Fairlane Committee member, died Feb. 25 at age 96. Morsey was born Dec. 11, 1919 in St. Louis and joined Ford in 1947 as a trainee. As an inexperienced young buck, he convinced Henry Ford II to cancel plans to...

Ten Mustangs sure to make any pony car lover salivate

Photos by Al Rogers; story by John Gunnell   A racer’s race car: Shelby GT-350 Racer Bobby Rahal won Indy championships in 1986, 1987 and 1992. In 1986, he took the Indy 500. He won there again as a team owner in 2004. After he quit racing, Rahal ran a chain of car dealerships...

Mustang ‘pilot cars’ paved way for the pony

Models, pre-production cars and a lot of trial and error were all part of Ford’s development plan By Bob Fria The two-seat 1962 Mustang concept car and the four-seat 1963 Mustang II concept car were the first Fords to use a “Mustang” name plate. Both were designed to measure public perception for a new...

1966 Mustang owner’s quandary: Restore it or drive it?

Readers sometimes give us more credit than we deserve. We don’t have a crystal ball or an understanding of Nostradamus’ writings, and we can’t predict the future.  However, we can sometimes offer solid advice as in the case of this 1966 Mustang owner. When an Old Cars Weekly reader recently wanted to know what...