First Ford Mustang Ever Sold Still Going Strong 54 Years Later

First Ford Mustang Ever Sold Still Going Strong 54 Years Later

Could you imagine owning and driving a used car worth well over six figures? It’s probably a bit easier to imagine if the car you’ve been driving for the better part of 50 years is the first Ford Mustang ever sold. Gail Wise bought the first Ford Mustang to roll off a dealership lot a whole two days before it made its debut — she purchased her Mustang convertible on April 15, 1964, and the Mustang premiered at the World’s Fair on April 17. “I told the salesman I wanted a convertible and he said, ‘I have none on the floor. Come into the back room, I have something special

New Mustang Cobra Jet Celebrates 50 Years of Drag Racing

New Mustang Cobra Jet Celebrates 50 Years of Drag Racing

Ford in August celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first foray onto the drag strip by unveiling an all-new 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet. This limited-edition drag-ready Mustang will be offered in just 68 examples — an homage to the Cobra Jet’s 1968 debut — will be the fastest ever built, sprinting a quarter-mile in the mid-eight-second range. “From the very first Mustang Cobra Jets dominating the 1968 NHRA Winternationals to our modern-day racers, the Ford Performance Parts team continues to build on Cobra Jet’s success at the track over five decades,” said Eric Cin, global director, Ford Performance Parts. “This has inspired generations of Mustang fans to create their own

Say Hello to the 1968 LEGO® Ford Mustang Fastback

Say Hello to the 1968 LEGO® Ford Mustang Fastback

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Mustang fastback race car, so Ford and LEGO® are celebrating. The Mustang has a long, exciting history of being one of America’s most famous and favorite race cars, and this year, LEGO® decided to design a LEGO® Ford Mustang for its LEGO® Speed Champions lineup. LEGO® sets are a pastime that unites generations, so parents and children alike will be excited to embark on building the 183-piece LEGO® 1968 Ford Mustang. The tiny version of this classic car features a green paintjob, gold racing stripes, and, of course, the Mustang logo on the front. Ford worked with LEGO® designers to create the

Hood Vent Turn Signals Return to the 2016 Ford Mustang

Hood Vent Turn Signals Return to the 2016 Ford Mustang

If you’ve ever seen a 1967 Ford Mustang, then you probably noticed the nifty turn signal indicators it had embedded in the hood vents. And if you took note of them, then we don’t doubt you’ve been wondering when they’d ever make a comeback. We’ve been wondering too at Gurley Motor Company, and who could blame us? They’re just so darn cool. Now, nearly half a century after the first iteration, Ford seems to have heard our pleas. For the 2016 model, the Mustang GT will come standard with hood vent turn signals along with several other throwback options. The California Special Package and Pony Package, two iconic Mustang trim