1964 Mustang

Learn all about the 1964 Mustang!!

1964 Mustangs beginning.

Production of Ford Mustang began in Dear born, Michigan,on March 9,1964.It was INTRODUCED public on April 17, 1964.In the first 18 months,more than one million Mustangs where built.

1964 Mustang Price

In 1964 Ford produced 97,705 Hardtop Coupes and 28,833 Convertibles. The base price for the Coupe started at $2368.00.

Another Fun Fact.


The most infamous car of the 1960s was the Chevrolet Corvair, first released in 1959 for the 1960 model year. The Corvair had a rear-mounted, air-cooled engine and a stylish exterior that appealed to consumers. When a convertible version appeared in 1962, the Corvair became even more popular. However, the car seemed to suffer an unusual number of accidents.
The most infamous car of the 1960s was the Chevrolet Corvair, first released in 1959 for the 1960 model year. The Corvair had a rear-mounted, air-cooled engine and a stylish exterior that appealed to consumers. When a convertible version appeared in 1962, the Corvair became even more popular. However, the car seemed to suffer an unusual number of accidents. Ralph Nader, then a young lawyer only a few years removed from Harvard Law School, was so concerned about its dangers that he published one of the most influential books of the decade, Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-in Dangers of the American Automobile (1965). The book strongly condemned the Corvair, claiming that the car's design caused it to oversteer and go out of control.

1964 Pony logo.

5 Facts about Mustangs.(Info from http://coolridesonline.net/

#5

The concept of the Ford Mustang was anti-establishment in that it is was designed for the audience of the baby boomer generation of the 1960s.

#4

The Mustang name did not derive from the idea of a running horse. It took its name from the famous World War II P-51 fighter plane that gained a reputation as an avid killer of enemy aircraft. Phil Clark, who joined the Ford team in 1962, is credited as the designer of the graphic icon.

#3

Today, it is not uncommon to find vintage Mustangs in Mexico that have been store-housed or left out in the elements to deteriorate. One such Boss Mustang found in Juarez, Mexico, in 1989, had been used as a doghouse.

#2

The first car to ever win the Tiffany Gold medal was the model 1965 Mustang.

#1

the original base price of the 1964 Mustang was $2,368 for the V-6-equipped engine. It sold 126,538 units. As of 2010, the Mustang has topped over 9 million units sold.