Production of the Mustang began in Dearborn, Michigan on March 9, 1964 and the car was presented to the general public on April 17, 1964 at the New York World’s Fair. It is Ford’s 3rd oldest nameplate currently in production. Initial sales projections predicted less than 100,000 systems for the first year. This mark was surpassed in three months from rollout. Another 318,000 would be offered throughout the design year (a record), and in its very first eighteen months, more than one million Mustangs were built.
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All these were VIN-identified as 1965 models, however several changes were made at the standard opening of the new design year (start August 1964), including the addition of back-up lights on some designs, the introduction of generators to change generators, and an upgrade of the V8 engine from 260 cu in to 289 cu in. In the case of at least some six-cylinder Mustangs fitted with the 101 hp 170 cu in Falcon engine, the rush into production included some unusual peculiarities, such as a horn ring bearing the ‘Ford Falcon’ logo design underneath a trim ring emblazoned with ‘Ford Mustang.’ These attributes made enough difference to warrant classification of the 121,538 earlier ones as “1964 1/2” model-year Mustangs, a difference that has withstood with perfectionists. Mustangs For Sale in Ashley ND are easy to find now with online shopping.
The 1973 OPEC oil embargo brought with it more stringent contamination laws and the desire for fuel-efficiency. This was likewise the very first time in vehicle history that the Huge 3 were having to compete with imports. The new Mustang II was smaller sized than the very first variation but, due to the extra devices required to satisfy new US emission and safety policies, was much heavier than the very first design. Efficiency was reduced and in the very first year only 385,993 cars were sold.
Second generation Mustangs for sale in Ashley ND were available between 1974 and 1978 and available in a coupe and hatchback version. 1979 the Mustang was upgraded a 3rd time. This time it was based on the bigger Fox platform and the interior was really big enough for four people. The trunk was bigger therefore was the engine bay. The body designs available included a coupe, hatchback and in 1983 a convertible. In 1979 the 3rd generation Mustang worked as an Indianapolis 500 rate vehicle and Ford developed 10,478 celebratory replicas. The 3rd generation Mustangs were produced from 1979 to 1982.