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Lot 153 - 1966 Ford Mustang GT350 Tribute

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€35,355

Auction “43rd Oldtimer Grand Prix” August 2015
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Lot Number 153
Reg. Number Czech Registered
Chassis Number 6R09A116141
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The first-generation Ford Mustang was manufactured by Ford from April 1964 until 1973. The introduction of the Mustang created a new class of automobile known as the pony car. The Mustang’s styling, with its long hood and short deck, proved wildly popular and inspired a host of imitators. It was initially introduced as a hardtop and convertible with the fastback version put on sale the following year. At the time of its introduction, the Mustang, sharing its underpinnings with the Falcon, was slotted into a compact car segment. With each revision, the Mustang saw an increase in overall dimensions and in engine power.

The 1965–1966 cars were the smallest and lightest of the GT 350 models. These cars are often called “Cobras”, which was the Ford-powered AC-based two-seat sports car also produced by Shelby American during the same period. Both models use the Cobra emblem, similar paint scheme, and the optional “Cobra” valve covers on many GT350s that were part of a marketing tie-in by Shelby, as well as one of his iconic symbols. All 1965–66 cars featured the K-Code 271 hp 289 cu in (4.7 L) which were modified to produce 306 hp. Marketing literature referred to this engine as the “Cobra hi-riser” due to its high-riser intake manifold. Beginning as a stock Mustang with a 4-speed manual and 9” live rear axle, the cars were shipped to Shelby American, where they received the high-riser manifolds, Tri-Y headers, and were given larger Ford Galaxie rear drum brakes with metallic-linings and Kelsey-Hayes front disc brakes.

This particular 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback was imported in 2005 from Austin, Texas to Germany where it was restored, and built up into GT350 specification until 2007, before being sold to the car’s current owner. The car has a manual transmission with overdrive, a viper alarm system, and the car shows 57,000 miles on the odometer. The car is sold with a folder full of invoices and various manuals. This car is sure to put a smile on the face of anyone who sees and hears it!

Dieser 1966er Ford Mustang Fastback wurde 2005 von Austin, Texas, von USA nach Deutschland importiert, wo es bis 2007 zur GT350 Spezifizierung restauriert und aufgewartet wurde, bevor er an den aktuellen Besitzer verkauft wird. Es hat ein Schaltgetriebe, Viper Alarmanlage, wurde 57.000 Meilen gefahren und wird mit diversen Handbüchern und Rechnungen übergeben. Dieses Auto wird jedem ein Lächeln aufs Gesicht zaubern, der es gesehen und gehört hat!!


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