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1964 Ford Mustang

General Overview

The Ford Mustang made its introduction on April 17, 1964 at the World’s Fair in New York, and nationwide at Ford showrooms.

The car was met with welcoming arms and would go on to set sales records that have still yet to be broken, and the pony car class it helped create is the longest running.

The Mustang combined sporty looks, economy, and performance in a package that had an affordable price tag. It was marketed as the working man’s Thunderbird offering up a rear bench seat.

This year is technically dubbed 1964 1/2 due to it’s mid-year launch. Ford executives estimated moving 100K units, but from the launch until the 1965s started production in September, 1964, an astonishing 126,538 1964 1/2 units were moved. Within only three months, the Mustang had hit its estimated 100k units, and sold a record-setting 418,000 Mustangs during its first calendar year on the market.

The car could be had with an inline 6-cylinder, all the way up to a 271 hp 289ci Hi-Po Windsor V8 offering respectable performance for the day.

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Performance

Engine 0 to 60 MPH Quarter Mile Source
Hi-Po 7.5 sec 15.7 sec @ 89 mph Motor Trend
289ci/210hp 8.9 sec 17 sec @ 85 mph Road & Track

Drivetrain

Available Engines:
I6 170ci 1x1bbl 101 hp @ 4400 156 lb-ft @ 2400
V8 260ci 1x2bbl 164 hp @ 4400 258 lb-ft @ 2200
Hi-Po Windsor 289ci 1x4bbl 271 hp 312 lb-ft
V8 289ci 1x4bbl 220 hp @ 4400 304 lb-ft @ 2800
V8 289ci 1x4bbl 210 hp 300 lb-ft
Available Transmissions:
  • 3-Speed Manual
  • 4-Speed Manual
  • Cruise-O-Matic Auto

Factory Exterior Colors

  • Raven Black
  • Pagoda Green
  • Dynasty Green
  • Guardsman Blue
  • Caspian Blue
  • Rangoon Red
  • Poppy Red
  • Silversmoke Gray
  • Wimbledon White
  • Prairie Bronze
  • Cascade Green
  • Sunlight Yellow
  • Vintage Burgundy
  • Skylight Blue
  • Chantilly Beige
  • Twilight Turquoise
  • Phoenician Yellow

Factory Interior Colors

  • Parchment
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Ivy Gold
  • White
  • Palomino
  • Black

Production Numbers

  • 2-Dr Hardtop
    Total productions 97,705
  • 2-Dr Convertible
    Total productions 28,833

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