Tag Archives: Mustang

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

A restored 1966 Ford Mustang is a thing of beauty. Check out this coupe restored by Jeff Lilly Restorations in Texas.

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 … More »

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Mustangs among Russo and Steele top lots at Scottsdale

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The 13th annual Russo & Steele Collector Car Auction held in Scottsdale, Ariz., ended late Sunday night, Jan. 20., with some jaw-dropping results. More »

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Custom cars are changing the auction landscape

The C1-RS had its picture taken a lot at the SEMA Show this year. Many hand-fabricated parts are made of aluminum or carbon fiber. The car was a hit and an award winner at the 2012 Milwaukee Autorama.

Rob Williams, general manager of The Auto Collections in Las Vegas, says that the highly modified ’67 “Eleanor” Mustang shown on lobby posters for the Las Vegas attraction is the most popular car it has ever displayed in its 31 years. It is the actual car that actor Nicolas Cage drove in the Touchstone Pictures remake of “Gone in 60 Seconds.” The modified Mustang symbolizes how the old-car hobby is changing today. More »

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Car of the Week: 1967 Shelby Mustang G.T. 500

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Some kids ask for ponies and Hot Wheels cars as kids. As a child, Jane Marshall of Belgium, Wis., asked her father for a 1967 Shelby Mustang. More »

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Car of the Week: 1966 Ford Mustang

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When Scott Meadows brought his 1966 Mustang coupe into Jeff Lilly Restorations in Helote, Texas, the little black 289 V-8-powered “pony” looked like a good “20 footer.” But Jeff Lilly knew better. More »

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Boss 302 Buyer’s Guide

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The Boss 302 made a return appearance for 1970 after making big waves with its debut in ’69, and its splash is still being felt. The 1970 Boss 302 remains one of the most popular muscle cars, especially among Ford loyalists. Boss 302 prices tend to be volatile, and are inching their way up. More »

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Wounded Warriors Mustang hits the road for High Five Tour

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OMAHA, Neb. — Wounded Warriors Family Support has hit the road this summer for its nearly two-month-long High Five Tour 2012 (East). During the third annual High Five Tour, the Wounded Warriors Family Support 2012 Shelby Mustang GT-500 “Super Snake” … More »

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RM sells 50 cars from Dingman Collection

The sale also featured 50 cars, including a 2011 Pebble Beach class-winning 1936 Ford Model 48 Cabriolet which brought $396,000 (below). The unique car features coachwork by Gläser and a 1935 model-year front end. Photo courtesy of RM Auctions

RM Auctions rang up $9.88 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold at its Dingman Collection 2012 auction in Hamption, N.H., June 9-10. The Dingman Collection represented many years of careful and meticulous acquisition by prominent businessman, … More »

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An owner’s perspective: 1965 Mustang vs. Corvair

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Story and photo by Aaron Toth Though the movie of the same name would not arrive in theaters for a few more years, an “odd couple” sits in my garage. The 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza and the 1965 Ford Mustang … More »

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Cars of Carroll Shelby to recall the legend at Petersen Automotive Museum

Nine Shelby automobiles will be displayed at the Petersen Automotive Museum May 30 through June 3 in honor of their creator Carroll Shelby. Those cars include the prototype Cobra CSX2000, the first production Cobra CSX2001, a Cobra Daytona Coupe, a … More »

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