Two decades after the end of World War II, and with the subsequent end of the Golden Age of Capitalism, a large percentage of people started to shift away from the flashy cars of the Forties and Fifties. Ford saw an opportunity in 1964 for a compact sporty car, and thus the Ford Mustang was born and with it the pony car category. The Mustang's popularity is clearly shown through the six generations of the production of the car. The first few cars of the first-generation Mustang were produced in the latter half of 1964, hence Mustangs produced during this period of 1964 are called the 1964 ½ Mustangs. Up for grabs is this highly collectible 1964 ½ Ford Mustang convertible. with just 69,000 miles on the clock.
This 1964 ½ Ford Mustang is finished off in the Twilight Turquoise which was recently repainted to the original color code. The front features the classic Mustang grille with the Mustang prancing horse logo in the middle surmounted by a chrome border held in a cross design. The honeycomb grille is also finished in chrome. The front chrome bumper has been polished to a mirror shine, as with the rear chrome bumper. the Mustang badge is visible on the front fenders. The convertible soft-top is reported to be new and is done in white. Its shoes are a set of vintage-style wire-spoke wheels along with whitewall tires. Closely matching the exterior blue features the interior upholstery which is reported to have to have recently undergone an upholstery. The glove box features the Mustang logo prominently on the door. The seller has installed a modern Alpine AM/FM below the center console with the original radio above it. Canter place is taken up by the slim 3-spoke Ford Mustang branded original steering wheel in bare metal and black plastic, behind which lurk the horizontal speedometer and auxiliary gauges.
The 1964 ½ Ford Mustang was offered in a range of engine options from the 170ci six, to the more powerful 289ci V8. This Ford Mustang originally came with the 170ci (2.8L) Thriftpower I6 engine and has since been upgraded to a new 200ci (3.3L) Thriftpower I6 engine mated to the 3-speed automatic transmission. The seller reports a host of upgrades which include new headers, a new radiator, a new transmission, along with a new suspension, and a new front sway bar. The 200ci engine is reported to have 120hp of power along with 190 lb.ft of torque.
1964 1/2 MY Ford Mustang Convertible New 200ci engine reported New exhaust reported New headers reported New dual flowmaster type exhaust reported New suspension reported New front sway bar reported New radiator reported New transmission reported Recent paint job in original color code reported New convertible top reported Recent interior upholstery reported
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