The Mustang 1 was shown to the public October 6, 1962. The first experimental Mustang would become the foundation for the Ford GT-40.
The first Ford Mustang (Mustang 1) started out as a two seat sports car. The Mustang II was soon developed into one of the most successful production cars in history.
The Mustang was designated at Ford in the early years as the T-5 Project. The T5 went from concept to a production Mustang in 20 months. The T5 project would now be shown to the public, badged as the Mustang II. Ford sent the Mustang II on tours to see how the public would respond.
This film was produced by Ford Motor Company in 1964. The film runs for 16 minutes and 37 seconds, and has a nice segment about the new Ford Mustang included. There are also cars you will find in our brochure and magazine collection on this film.
The Ford concept vehicles were featured in the Spring Edition of Motorcade Magazine. Read a working 1964 Motorcade Magazine, Spring Issue.
Motorcade Spring 1964
The Complete Guide to Mustang was a special edition magazine, published by Car Life magazine. This 98 page special issue, is loaded with information about the new Mustang. The ad on the first page invites readers to see the Mustang at the Ford Pavillion...Read More