1966 Ford Mustang Convertible
1966 Ford Mustang Convertible
What happened in 1966…Major News Stories include Miranda Rights/Miranda warning becomes law, Worlds first vertical Jump Jet the Harrier is introduced, English Channel Hovercraft service begins, China's Cultural Revolution Begins, Subway Strike in New York brings the City to a stop, Miniskirts are in fashion, Charles Whitman kills 14 and injures 31 on a killing spree at the University of Texas, US has nearly 500,000 troops in Vietnam, Aberfan disaster in South Wales, Vietnam War international days of protest.
For consignment a show car. Fully restored to all correct and numbers matching with the pony option, this convertible is as pristine as they get. Winning many awards, it has been garage kept, and only driven to shows. It is a luxury version of the Mustang in a seldom seen color combination. A consigner stated 64,380 original miles.
Tahoe Turquoise bathes this car, with its near perfect chrome, brite work, and badging. It's all correct, straight steel, consistent gaps, and paint quality is beautiful. A white canvas convertible top, which is raised and lowered with the flick of a switch, works flawlessly. Very nice and clean wire wheels adorn all 4 corners and have the correct 7/8-inch white sidewall tires. All just peachy, actually Turquoise outside.
The Pony interior was offered for 65-66 Mustangs, officially known as the Interior Decor Group Option. It featured molded panels, pistol-grip handles, courtesy lights, walnut-grained vinyl appliqués on the dash, more chrome, optional console and embossed galloping Mustangs on all four seat back supports. We see all these in here and they are all just as nicely kept as the exterior. Seats are a two-tone turquoise and white, and white floor mats, very clean, cover turquoise carpet, which looks showroom. Power steering, and power brakes, and original A/C hangs from the bottom of the dash and blows cold.
A pop of the hood, and we are met with the original, restored 289ci-2V V8. This nicely painted in blue engine and valve covers with correct blue air cleaner, which covers a 2-barrel carburetor. Sitting in the back of this dapper mill is a C4 3-speed automatic transmission.
Amazingly everything underneath looks like new! No rust, some repairs done, but it is very clean and structurally sound. Even the door bottoms are rust free. We note a Ford 8” rear with 2.80 gears, and drum brakes all around.
A stunning example, fully restored, original mile convertible that is truly a show winner. Meticulously restored, and only driven recently to shows, this is a turnkey car that you can drive off the Classic Auto Mall lot and pull right into a show!
T-Metuchen NJ Assy Plant
C-289 CUI V8 2 BBL
212293-Sequential Unit Number
BODY 76B-2 Door Convertible Luxury Bucket Seats
COLOR U-Tahoe Turquoise
TRIM 67-Aqua & White Luxury
DATE 22B-February 22nd Build
DSO 16-Philadelphia PA
AXLE 6-2.80 Gears
TRANS 6-C4 Automatic
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 300 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.
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