1966 proved to be one of the most successful years for the Ford Mustang, accounting for over 20% of the first generation (1964½ - 1967) Mustang production. 607,568 Ford Mustangs rolled off Ford assembly lines for the 1966 model year to satisfy strong demand for the original Ponycar. Of these, only 27,809 were fastback editions. This body style has become the most sought after collectable in today’s marketplace. It was on the fastback platform that Shelby created the legendary GT-350 Mustangs. Their street performance, competition & market success bolstered the Mustangs stature in period and this model preference has only increased as the collector mustang Market has blossomed.
The 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback on offer here is a sound & well-appointed example. Nicely finished in the correct for 1966 Wimbledon white, it is equipped with the 225BHP, 4 barrel carb engine option, power steering, brakes and Ford’s well regarded C4, 3 speed automatic transmission. The interior is restored to original design and has been upgraded to leather seating. Additional options include its original Rally Pac instruments, air conditioning, Retro Sound Stereo, and upgrades to the engine including an Edelbrock 4 barrel carburetor, aluminum intake manifold, and ceramic coated exhaust headers bestowing enhanced performance to this attractive package. This Mustang runs & drives beautifully. Whether you are looking to take it on a classic motoring tour, a weekend getaway, or to your local Cars and Coffee, this example which delivers on all counts is surely worth a closer look.