1966 Ford Mustang 289 Convertible – £45,000

1966 Ford Mustang 289 Convertible – £45,000

This is undoubtably a show car, and is surely the best example available for sale in the UK.

The car is impressive in every way, with immaculate bodywork, interior and engine; runs and drives as new with a recent service and current MOT.

Having covered just 53,000 from new, with one owner for most of its life and only one subsequent owner, it has been beautifully maintained, restored and looked after by Mustang specialists, the file is truly impressive.

This is an original, matching numbers car with the original 289 V8 engine, 4.7 litre. Cruise-o-Matic gearbox and power steering as well as power hood.

The Mustang is an icon! Lee Iacocca’s dream car that delivered sport & style, at a price almost anyone could afford. Launched in 1964, Ford sold a staggering 126,538 cars in the first year of sales with V8-engined Mustangs outselling straight-six cars by almost three to one. Though it was based on the  In 1965 the original 260ci 4.2-litre V8 was replaced by the 4.7-litre 289, wheel diameter increased from 13in to 14in and a 2+2 fastback joined the other two existing body styles. A three-speed manual transmission was standard except on the most powerful option, the ‘K-code’ 271bhp 289, which was available only with the four-speed manual that was optional on other models additionally  the Cruise-O-Matic three-speed automatic transmission was also offered.