Since 2014 is the golden anniversary of the Mustang, what better way to celebrate than looking at some rare and special edition cars? Many of these were offered regionally and were available in very limited numbers. That’s why many of these are so rare today and are hardly seen except at shows featuring the Mustang. It’s hard to believe this iconic car has been around for 50 years. Of all the pony cars, it is the only one with a consistent production run for the last half century. It goes without saying that few cars have made an impact quite like the Mustang. Here are some of our favorite special and limited editions. Read the rest of this entry
The suits in Dearborn were not happy. Across town, John DeLorean and his cronies had started a phenomenon a couple years earlier that had taken over America like wildfire. This sensation, known as the GTO, had turned Pontiac from a maker of mediocre automobiles into a performance powerhouse. Now Ford wanted to get in on the action. The Blue Oval guys packed a 390-cubic-inch V8 into a Fairlane, added racing stripes, and served it up as a hardtop or convertible. Dubbed the GT, this version of the Fairlane had what it needed to go tiger hunting. But did it pack enough ammo? Let’s find out.
In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll explore the 1966-1967 Ford Fairlane GT. Created out of rivalry, Ford’s answer to the Goat sported many performance oriented goodies such as bucket seats and console mounted gear shifter. Interestingly enough, Ford even promoted the Fairlane GT as a family car. Read the rest of this entry