The 70s was a good time, and people were bustling with style, but a closer look showcased lines of people waiting for gas to get about. Performance and luxury cars were slashed away from product line ups and efficient motoring was the name of the game. With everything changing this 1973 Ford Mustang Coupe we have today stuck to its guns and survived the toughest times thrown at it. With a reported 84,000 miles on the clock, this low mileage survivor is 70s automotive greatness and a neat way to drive into the weekend.
The first generation design of the Mustang ran for quite a while, 9 years to be exact. In that time America’s favorite muscle car design changed every few years. The 70s was a dark time for the automotive industry as a whole and the 73 model year was the last hurrah before everything would change. This 1973 Ford Mustang Coupe sports a gunmetal gray exterior that also features a red racing stripe running throughout the car. The current owner reports that the car sports a new paint job that has been done within three years. Giving this ‘Stang a lovely stance is a set of silver Cragar wheels with blue Cragar center caps which are reportedly wrapped with fresh tires. The black interior on this 1973 Ford Mustang Coupe sports a whole lot of neat features to keep you company. The reportedly new leather seats sport a red and black color theme like the exterior. Look around and you would note that every interior component is present, from the wood trim present on the center console to the original steering wheel overlooking the factory meter cluster. The current owner reports an aftermarket stereo is in place for your tunes with also a subwoofer and amplifier included in the sale but not installed yet.
With the impending doom that was the oil crisis on the horizon this 1973 Ford Mustang Coupe is truly a survivor from a generation that moved from good old V8s to anything that would sip fuel. Powering this classic muscle is a 302ci (4.9L) V8 powertrain, The current owner reports that the 4-barrel carb-equipped V8 motor is new and only has 1,200 miles on the clock since being swapped in. Power is sent to the car’s rear wheels through a 3 speed automatic gearbox.
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