ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL 1968 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE, NICELY RESTORED...C-CODE 289 V8, AUTOMATIC, POWER STEERING, POWER DISC BRAKES, POWER TOP....READY TO SHOW AND GO!!
know this particular 1968 Mustang Convertible quite well!! I actually sold this car locally to a great guy a little over 3 years ago and delivered it right to his garage. It was his dream car!!! He moved to Colorado about a year ago and unfrotunately his busy schedule has meant he has not been able to drive and enjpy the car like he wants to so the difficult decision to let it go has come and he asked me to find this car a loving new home. When it arrived it looked exactly like it did 3 years ago....simply gorgeous!!! Took it for a nice drive and it drives even better than I remembered. In the 3 years he has owned it he has only put about 750 miles on it!! This is one sweet pony!!!!
I orginally purchased this car close to 4 years ago and it came out of Colorado. It had spent some time in California after the original owner had moved from the Washington DC area. The 2nd owner supposedly owned it close to 25 years. It was obvious that this car had lived a pampered and garaged life as the body showed no rust and it appeared to have most if not all of its original paint.Although we generally buy cars that have already been restored, we do occasionally purchase classics that are extremely well preserved and then treat them to the cosmetic restoration they deserve so that the next lucky owner can thoroughly enjoy the car. We particularly liked the original factory Presidential Blue this car was born with so we kept it in this original color. We had this Mustang Professionally restored inside and out and I believe the next lucky owner is going to be extremely pleased with this beautiful '68 Convertible!!!
Body panels appeared to be all original and were in fantastic condition with the exception of the trunk lid which had a number of tiny dings on it. We decided to replace the trunk lid when we had the car repainted. The body shop we use had very little body work to do before laying out the gorgeous base coat/clear coat paint job. We went with the original X paint code of Presidential Blue which is an awesome and somewhat rare color. They block sanded the body prior to paint and the body is extremely straight and body panel gaps are excellent! The paint looks awesome and as you will see in some of the pics below the reflection in the paint is outstanding.All of the chrome, trim, and bumpers look excellent. Windows all roll up and down nicely and glass is in great condition. All of the weatherstripping was replaced with new. The car has now been restored for over 3 years and looks exactly as it did a week after the restoration.....stunning! As you will see, this '68 has an awesome stance with the brand new set of 15" Magnum 500 wheels wrapped in a brand new set of BFG Radial TA tires.
Power convertible top put on at the time of restoration and still looks close to new.. The white power top operates beautifully and accents the Presidential Blue exterior beautifully. When we had the car painted we had the convertible top frame painted before the top was professionally installed. We also purchased a brand new boot cover for a great finished look when the top is down.
Complimenting the breath-taking Presidential Blue exterior is an equally attractive Parchment white interior. When the car arrived to us the interior was parchment white and was in pretty nice shape overall but we decided to treat the next owner with brand new seat covers, new carpeting, new dash pad, new door panels and new rear interior panels. The center console looks excellent and still has the original factory Am radio mounted. However, there has been an upgraded am/fm/cd player neatly mounted in the glove box for your listening pleasure. All of the gauges, speedometer, and courtesy lights all seem to be working correctly. The original steering wheel shows a bit of Patina with a few cracks that are very common on these wheels. New door sill plates and a brand new set of Pony floor mats finish out the interior.
This '68 drives as good as it looks!! The original C-code 289 V8 2bbl runs like a champ and is quiet as a church mouse. Although we do not have any record of a rebuild to the motor, it is obvious from driving this Mustang that the motor has been extremely well maintained during its pampered life. It pulls strong and cruises at highway speeds with ease. The motor is completely stock and engine bay has been nicely detailed. Power steering makes handling a breeze and suspension is nice and tight. The gentleman who bought it 3 years ago from us upgraded the manual drum brakes to Power Front Disc brakes so that it stops with ease. Brand new set of Magnum 500 wheels and BFG radial tires were put on and have under 1000 miles on them. This Mustang is ready to be driven and enjoyed!! The original C-4 automatic transmission shifts strong and smooth. Original single exhaust with stock manifolds. This Pony is super quiet and an absolute joy to drive. I have added a video at the end of the listing so you can hear it start up and running. Inside of the trunk is rock solid and rust free. Fuel tank was replaced recently. The undercarriage, floorpans and torque boxes are also completely solid and rust free. There was a light factory undercoating applied originally as this was a Metuchen, NJ production car. The undercoating has flaked off in a few spots but we decided to leave it in place as it will continue to protect the floorpans. All of the factory Vin stampings, door plate and engine tag are still in place. Take a look and be sure to listen to the video that follows.
I have many more detailed pics on my website, www.cloud9classics.com.
Asking price is $38,500 and serious buyers can call me at 770-359-8400.