Lot details Registration No: YYY272G Chassis No: 5F07C761396 Mot Expiry: Aug 2019
- Imported into the UK in 1969 by original owner
- Every MOT since 1969
- Warranted mileage of 86000
- Original purchase invoice on file
- Said to be very good or excellent overall
Ford's immortal first generation Mustang had its inaugural 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 also inspired such Coupes from elsewhere in the world as the Ford Capri and Toyota Celica. 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 - the ticket price was a remarkable $2,368. Soon available in Coupe, Convertible and Fastback guise, the fast Ford could be bought with a range of straight-six and V8 engines. Original sales forecasts projected less than 100,000 units for the first year, but that mark was surpassed within the first three months and no less than a million were built in the first year and a half.