Mustang

Mustang Magic

By John Gunnell The debate has always been whether the first Mustang was a 1964-1/2 or a 1965 model. We all know the “pony car” was introduced at the New York World’s Fair on April 1, 1964, but the cars all had 1965 VINs. So, if all the first run Mustangs...

Remembering the Mustang II King Cobra

By Brad Bowling The 1974-78 Mustang II series is arguably the most controversial generation in the Mustang’s 50-year history, but most enthusiasts are willing to concede a model or two with a spark of excitement. In hindsight, the downsized II platform did one thing very well; it kept the Mustang name...

5 Last-Minute Holiday Gifts from the elves at Old Cars

DA PowerSystem Help a loved one stay on top of car care with a Meguiar’s DA PowerSystem Package. Here is what’s included in the package: ·         1 Ultimate Compound ·         1 Ultimate Polish ·         1 Ultimate Wax ·         1 DA Power System tool ·         6 assorted foam pads ·         3 Microfiber...

Mustangs and movie cars lead Leake’s Tulsa auction

  TULSA, Okla. — Leake Auction Company is preparing for their annual collector car auction in Tulsa, June 6- 8, in the River Spirit Expo at Expo Square. The three-day event will feature 750 collector vehicles including trucks, classics, muscle and sports cars, customs and hot rods. Twenty-three Mustangs spanning many...

Tucker among rare wheels heading to Iola ’14

  What do a 1948 Tucker, a ’59 Chevy with five miles, a stainless-roofed 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham, a 1964 Lincoln Continental convertible and nearly 50 years’ worth of Mustangs have in common? They’ll all be featured at the Iola Old Car Show this July 10-13! IOLA ’14 is shaping up...

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...

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...