This 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is a very vintage machine with plenty
of survivor-grade details. Of course, you also just want it because
it's a fastback V8 coupe that brings a ton of presence to the
Yellow Gold is the factory-correct color, and the majority of what
you see is even believed to be to original factory application.
It's not perfect, but it wears this age with pride. After all, if
you're going to present a survivor-style classic, you want people
to be able to tell it has endured nearly half a century. Plus, this
'70s-style yellow is also a great backdrop for the Mach 1 package.
You have the NACA ram air hood with a blacked-out treatment that
matches the side hockey stick stripes and rear stripes. Plus, you
have more sporty darkness on the chin spoiler, rear window slats,
and full-width rear spoiler. And while this keeps a very stock
look, those Cragar SS wheels are a great addition that are also
classic enough to have been installed on day one.
White interiors are one of the cool features from muscle car era
that we don't get too often anymore. So it's not only nice to see
this factory-correct presentation, but also that it remains highly
original. Just like the exterior, it shows some use, but there's an
impressiveness in its completeness. There's good care in the right
elements, and so the high-back bucket seats feel comfy. Plus, the
full gauge package remains clear, which is especially nice on a car
with the large optional tachometer.
Under the hood is exactly what you want to see, a 351 cubic-inch
Cleveland V8 with a four-barrel carburetor on top. This M-code
Mustang shows off its correct-code motor with great originality,
right down to the bold blue valve covers and factory decals. In
fact, this is believed to be the original motor with no signs of
being out of the car. The V8 fires up with a readiness that
instantly lets you know this has been a well-respected survivor.
There's plenty of power to truly enjoy this pony car. Plus, it has
good driving features like the three-speed automatic transmission,
power steering, upgraded traction bars, and power brakes with front
This is a survivor and a driver, and so that makes for an
irresistible Mach 1 for those who want a classic of distinction.