Ford Mustang is one of the oldest Ford models still produced and developed after 6 upgrades. The Mustang was the only car at the time to sell 400,000 units in its first year.
Achieving such success, the Ford Mustang scores top marks not only for its striking looks, but also for being a pioneer in modern technology. In the eyes of many people, the future of classic cars will be threatened for a long time because the younger generation is not interested in cars that are considered “beauties of the past”. Follow the content below to learn great classic muscle cars from Ford Mustang.
Ford Mustang 1965
Back in 1965, a Mustang with a 6-cylinder engine and a 3-speed automatic transmission. The car is equipped with a sports steering wheel and an air conditioning system. Arguably the coolest thing in California cars at the time.
This “beauty” is highly appreciated for its low maintenance costs and long-lasting performance. A man named Jack Mintz shared this on a TV show. He owned a Ford Mustang when he was 16 years old. And to this day, when he has turned 50, the Mustang that day is still with him.
Ford Mustang 1965
1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake
The first Mustang seen crossed the $1 million mark at an Indianapolis auction in 2013. But that’s not all, as at the same event, a 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake was even sold for $1.3 million.
According to research, this is the only Shelby GT500 Super Snake created in 1967, equipped with the same 427 engine block as the original GT40 legend. There are 50 more units planned. But due to not receiving the necessary attention, it became a one-of-a-kind car. Mustang continued to break records earlier this year, grossing $2.2 million at the Mecum event.
Ford Mustang GT 1968
A 1968 Ford Mustang GT that featured actor Steve McQueen in the movie Bullitt has sold at auction for an estimated $1 million. The 1968 Ford Mustang GT that was associated with actor Steve McQueen in the movie Bullitt has just been put up for auction after a long time being owned by the Kiernan family.
As the only original Mustang GT left from the hit movie Bullitt, driven by Steve McQueen himself, the car is sought after by many people, from famous car collectors to American actors.
Ford Mustang GT
1969 Mustang Boss 429
According to research, the car is part of a plan to develop a new engine package for NASCAR or NHRA racing. According to regulations, Ford must have more than 500 street cars. After much consideration, Mustang was chosen as the “white mouse” and the Boss 429 version was born. The first batch of 1969 Mustang Boss 429s fetched $605,000 at an auction in Scottsdale in 2007.
2008 Shelby GT500KR
First introduced at the 2007 New York Auto Show and launched in 2008, the Shelby GT500KR marks the return of the KR model after 40 years. The product was born in an era when America was gradually phasing out the old and new Mustang Shelbys. That’s why the Shelby GT500KR No.1 sold for $550,000 at Barrett-Jackson’s 2008 Scottsdale auction.
2008 Shelby GT500KR
Ford Mustang Bullitt 2019
The muscle car is equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 engine, with a capacity of 475 horsepower. Unlike the regular Mustang GT, the special edition lacks the stripes and logos on the grille. The 2019 Ford Mustang Special Edition comes with a manual transmission, a white gear lever like the legendary Mustang that appeared in the Bullitt movie 50 years ago.
The all-new Mustang Bullitt also has all the upgrades of the Mustang GT Premium and Performance packages, equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 engine that produces 475 horsepower and 570 Nm of torque. The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt reaches a top speed of 263 km/h.
Mustang Shelby GT500 2020
Introduced in early 2019, the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 is the most powerful and fastest Mustang Ford has ever produced. The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 impresses with its muscular design and power like a supercar. “Mustang” is equipped with a 5.2L turbocharged V8 engine for a maximum capacity of 760 horsepower and 847 Nm of torque. With such power, the Mustang Shelby GT500 is even stronger than today’s popular supercars such as the Ferrari F8 Tributo, McLaren 720S and roughly the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ.