1968 Ford Mustang Fastback
1968 Ford Mustang Fastback
The Mustang was originally available as either a hardtop or convertible, but during the car's early design phases a fastback model was strongly considered. In 1965, a newly introduced Fastback body version with its swept-back rear glass and distinctive ventilation louvers became available.
Imagine having the coolest new car on the block in 1968, the Ford Mustang. Then ramp that up and imagine the coolest version of said wildly popular Mustang, that being the Fastback version. Couple that with a 302ci V8 and strap a 4-barrel carburetor on and now you are living large. A great example of this ultimate cool, we give you this Fastback to grace your driveway, and also give you the ability to turn the key and drive away, in this fully restored version of one of the most popular cars ever built.
From the galloping pony on the front honeycombed grille, to the fog lights which sit inside the grille and are flanked by a single headlight and all the way back to the sloping rear roof line with the iconic louvers this beautiful pony car possesses some small faults (chipping, cracking and blemishes particularly on hood). It's all about awe with the good condition Sunlit Gold respray, restored chrome and britework, and classic original polished bullet style wheel covers. And for giggles, let's throw in a tasteful black racing stripe in matte black running from the dual intakes near the front of the hood racing back to the windshield. Side coves from the front quarters through the doors have a black dual stripe denoting its border. Bringing up the rear is a GT emblazoned gas filler cap, and exhaust protrudes through coves at the bottom of the rear skirt. It just does not get any better than this.
Hold that last thought…because throw open the doors and reveal a pristine black vinyl interior seating setup of a 2+2. This is grounded by fade free carpet, and a Hurst shifter between the standard buckets up front. A small center console that ends at the front of the buckets can be seen which is not original to the car but looks great and adds functionality with storage and to lean your arm on. Looking at the dash, we see a wonderful amalgamation of Sunlit Gold metal, and black vinyl with chrome bezeled circular instruments flanking a speedometer. Sunlit Gold on the upper door panels, and sides of the rear 2+2. A tight black headliner which has recently been installed is above all this excitement.
A pop of the hood and you'll have to squint, because there is so much bling you will barely be able to stand it! A proper 302 V8 topped by a a single 4-barrel carburetor and air cleaner in chrome. Attached at the back is a top loader 4-speed manual transmission. Correct Ford blue covers the block and valve covers.
Doesn't get any better than this, rust free, good floorpans, unibody seams, and structurally sound framing. Independent coil spring in front and leaf spring suspension on the rear, and drum brakes all around are seen.
Starts quickly and sounds great. The Hurst shifter is a nice addition. This car drives fantastically, the new black seats are very comfortable. Car corners great and has good acceleration.
Flash back to 1968, suburbia in the driveway, hottest car to come along in years, and it's in your neighbor's driveway. Fast forward we are in the new millennium, same car, now your driveway, and the car looks and performs better than it did when it left the showroom. Come on down .....Fast....back!
T-Metuchen, NJ Assy Plant
J-302 ci V8 4bbl
196101-Sequential Unit Number
BDY 63A-Fastback Standard Interior
COLOR Y-Sunlit Gold
TRIM 2YA-Nugget Gold, Standard Buckets
DATE 11D-April 11th Build
DSO- Washington DC
TR 1-3 Speed Manual
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 450 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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