Production of the Mustang began in Dearborn, Michigan on March 9, 1964 and the vehicle was introduced to the public on April 17, 1964 at the New york city World’s Fair. It is Ford’s third earliest nameplate currently in production. Initial sales projections predicted less than 100,000 units for the first year. This mark was gone beyond in three months from rollout. Another 318,000 would be sold throughout the design year (a record), and in its first eighteen months, more than one million Mustangs were developed.
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All these were VIN-identified as 1965 models, however a number of modifications were made at the standard opening of the new model year (beginning August 1964), including the addition of back-up lights on some models, the introduction of generators to replace generators, and an upgrade of the V8 engine from 260 cu into 289 cu in. When it comes to 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 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 actually withstood with perfectionists. Mustangs For Sale in Harmony PA are easy to find now with online shopping.
The 1973 OPEC oil embargo brought with it more strict pollution laws and the desire for fuel-efficiency. This was also the first time in vehicle history that the Big 3 were having to compete with imports. The brand-new Mustang II was smaller than the very first version but, due to the added devices needed to satisfy new US emission and safety policies, was heavier than the first design. Efficiency was decreased and in the very first year just 385,993 cars were offered.
2nd generation Mustangs for sale in Harmony PA were available in between 1974 and 1978 and readily available in a coupe and hatchback version. 1979 the Mustang was upgraded a third time. This time it was based upon the bigger Fox platform and the interior was truly big enough for four people. The trunk was bigger and so was the engine bay. The body styles available consisted of a coupe, hatchback and in 1983 a convertible. In 1979 the 3rd generation Mustang served as an Indianapolis 500 pace car and Ford constructed 10,478 celebratory reproductions. The 3rd generation Mustangs were produced from 1979 to 1982.