1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 429The last of the true kings-the 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Cobra Jet not only heralded the end of an era in symbolic terms, but was also quite literally the final year for such monsters of the road from Ford, and represents the line drawn in the sand which distinguishes the years of serious development of the high output Mustang, and the hangers-on.
Exquisitely finished in color code correct Yellow Gold with Black Ruffino Corinthian vinyl interior, this 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 429 Cobra Jet Ram Air Fastback is completely nut and bolt, concourse rotisserie restored with extensive restoration photo documentation and Marti Report, and features:
- Numbers correct DOVE-A 429 CJ-R engine
- Numbers correct C-6 automatic transmission
- S code 3.50 Traction-Lok differential
- Factory Ram Air hood
- Power steering
- Power front disc brakes
- Am Radio
- Center console
- Bucket seats
- Magnum 500 wheels
In 1971 88 429 Cobra Jets were produced in Medium Yellow Gold, of those 49 were equipped with the 429 4V CJ Ram Air engines, of which 36 were equipped with C-6 automatic transmissions, of those 34 were produced as Mach 1s, a mere 11 of which were recorded in the 429 Cobra Jet Registry as of 2005.
Enthusiasts or collectors seeking one of the most finely restored, photo documented, correct, investment grade, 1971 Ford Mustang 429 Cobra Jet Ram Air Mach 1 Fastbacks, will find this to be one of few such remarkable opportunities to acquire this end of an era muscle car icon. Last of the great blue-blooded American muscle cars-with the generation of collectors now entering the market who grew into automotive passion just as this last true generation of Mustangs were doing their tour of duty on American Main streets-this is a collector car with the entirety of its appreciation curve ahead of it.
Your Roth IRA may do well over the next 15 years, or it may not-but this car will always be a 429 Cobra Jet Ram Air Mach 1-last great king of the American blacktop!