Lot 22 (Chateau Impney, 10th July 2016)
Registration No: AUM116E
Chassis No: 7R03C109349
Mot Expiry: June 2017
- 4.7-litre (289ci) V8 engine driving through automatic transmission
- Attention to the brakes, steering rack plus MOT'd at the cost of £775.56 last year
Ford's first generation Mustang had its initial public viewing at the New York World's Fair of April 1964. It was the first of the so-called 'pony' cars that subsequently included the Chevy Camaro, AMC Javelin and revamped Chrysler Barracuda. It was styled in house under the direction of Joe Oros and utilised as many components as possible from the existing Falcon and Fairlane models, in order to minimise cost. Soon available in Coupe, Convertible and Fastback guise, it could be bought with a range of straight-six and V8 engines. The sales forecast for year one was c.100,000 units - this figure was surpassed in three months. The left-hand drive Mustang Convertible now offered is a 1967 example equipped with the 4.7-litre (289ci) V8 engine driving through automatic transmission. It is painted in Turquoise and was imported from the USA on behalf of the vendor in 2015. Subject to a previous self-evident re-paint upon arrival to the UK the Mustang received attention to the brakes, steering rack and an MOT at the cost of £775.56. The vendor currently considers the Mustang's bodywork and paintwork as "very good" and the interior trim, engine and gearbox as "good". The fast Ford's odometer currently displays 68,207 miles.