Mustang

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...

Cobra Jets soar to new heights at Tom Mack ‘Big Thursday’ event

~ Charles H. Farley reporting The Tom Mack Auctions are legendary for good deals and clean cars, but the Big Thursday Sept. 19 auction featuring a trio of 1969 428cid powered Mustang Fastbacks broke into the price stratosphere. A gold/bronze example in # 1 condition hammered at $105,000, followed closely by...