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Production of the Mustang began in Dearborn, Michigan on March 9, 1964 and the car was introduced to the general public on April 17, 1964 at the New York World’s Fair. It is Ford’s third earliest nameplate presently in production. Original sales projections forecasted less than 100,000 units for the first year. This mark was gone beyond in 3 months from rollout. Another 318,000 would be offered during the design year (a record), and in its first eighteen months, more than one million Mustangs were built.


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All these were VIN-identified as 1965 models, but several changes were made at the traditional opening of the new model year (start August 1964), including the addition of back-up lights on some designs, the intro of alternators to change generators, and an upgrade of the V8 engine from 260 cu into 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 consisted of some uncommon quirks, such as a horn ring bearing the ‘Ford Falcon’ logo below a trim ring emblazoned with ‘Ford Mustang.’ These characteristics made sufficient difference to warrant designation of the 121,538 earlier ones as “1964 1/2” model-year Mustangs, a distinction that has sustained with perfectionists. Mustangs For Sale in Dothan AL are easy to find now with online shopping.

The 1973 OPEC oil embargo brought with it more stringent pollution laws and the desire for fuel-efficiency. This was also the first time in automotive history that the Huge 3 were needing to take on imports. The new Mustang II was smaller sized than the first version however, due to the additional devices required to fulfill new United States emission and safety policies, was much heavier than the first design. Efficiency was decreased and in the first year just 385,993 cars were offered.

Second generation Mustangs for sale in Dothan AL were available between 1974 and 1978 and offered in a coupe and hatchback variation. 1979 the Mustang was upgraded a 3rd time. This time it was based upon the larger Fox platform and the interior was actually large enough for four people. The trunk was larger therefore was the engine bay. The body styles readily available included a coupe, hatchback and in 1983 a convertible. In 1979 the 3rd generation Mustang acted as an Indianapolis 500 rate vehicle and Ford developed 10,478 celebratory reproductions. The third generation Mustangs were produced from 1979 to 1982.