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Production of the Mustang began in Dearborn, Michigan on March 9, 1964 and the vehicle was presented to the general public on April 17, 1964 at the New york city World’s Fair. It is Ford’s 3rd oldest nameplate presently in production. Original sales projections projected less than 100,000 systems for the first year. This mark was surpassed in three months from rollout. Another 318,000 would be offered throughout the model year (a record), and in its first eighteen months, more than one million Mustangs were developed.


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All of these were VIN-identified as 1965 models, but several changes were made at the traditional opening of the new design year (beginning August 1964), including the addition of back-up lights on some models, the introduction of alternators to change generators, and an upgrade of the V8 engine from 260 cu in to 289 cu in. When it comes to a minimum of some six-cylinder Mustangs fitted with the 101 hp 170 cu in Falcon engine, the rush into production consisted of some unusual quirks, such as a horn ring bearing the ‘Ford Falcon’ logo below a trim ring emblazoned with ‘Ford Mustang.’ These qualities made enough distinction to necessitate designation of the 121,538 earlier ones as “1964 1/2” model-year Mustangs, a difference that has actually sustained with perfectionists. Mustangs For Sale in Toluca IL are easy to find now with online shopping.

The 1973 OPEC oil embargo brought with it more strict pollution laws and the desire for fuel-efficiency. This was also the very first time in vehicle history that the Big 3 were having to take on imports. The new Mustang II was smaller than the first variation however, due to the extra equipment required to meet new US emission and security policies, was heavier than the first design. Efficiency was decreased and in the very first year only 385,993 cars were offered.

2nd generation Mustangs for sale in Toluca IL were readily available in between 1974 and 1978 and readily available in a coupe and hatchback version. 1979 the Mustang was redesigned a third time. This time it was based on the bigger Fox platform and the interior was really huge enough for four people. The trunk was larger and so was the engine bay. The body styles available included a coupe, hatchback and in 1983 a convertible. In 1979 the Third generation Mustang functioned as an Indianapolis 500 speed car and Ford built 10,478 celebratory reproductions. The third generation Mustangs were produced from 1979 to 1982.