1971 Ford Mustang BOSS 351The story of the 1971 Boss 351 is largely that of a racing legend on the day before the fall. Preceded by the many racing successes of the famed Boss 302, the 1971 Boss 351 was being massaged to fit the new regulations for NASCAR, as well as, being readied for the Detroit Auto Show on November 20th 1970, when in a stroke that would by no means be the first-would nevertheless spell the end for future high performance Mustangs-Ford, one day before the Auto Show announced that it would withdraw from all auto racing efforts. This in conjunction with the National Environmental Policy act and the OPEC oil embargo dressed the death-bed for the Muscle car era and the high performance Mustangs which had so dominated the age.
Exquisitely finished in color code correct Grabber Yellow with Black interior, this 1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 Fastback is completely nut and bolt, rotisserie restored and includes a copy of the original window sticker, notarized copy of the original title, Marti Report, and features:
- Original Numbers Matching 351-330hp engine
- 4-speed manual transmission with Hurst Shifter
- 3.91 Traction Lock Differential
- Factory Dual Ram Air hood
- Power steering
- Power front disc brakes
- Am Radio
- Center console
- High Back Bucket seats
- Competition Suspension with Staggered Shocks
- Magnum 500 wheels
- And more.
With a mere 1,800 Boss 351s produced in 1971, this is without question among the most rare and collectible Mustangs available to cotemporary collectors.
Enthusiasts or collectors seeking a highly restored, correct, investment grade, 1971 Ford Mustang Boss 351 Fastback, 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 Boss 351%u2014among the last great kings of the American blacktop!