An established modern classic beyond reproach, the Ford Mustang Convertible is as emblematic of the time and spirit of its production as it is of the modern Mustang enthusiast. And desirable as the 65-66 Mustang convertible is, if the base car is the Audrey Hepburn of Ford drop tops, the Ford Mustang GT must certainly be the Ingrid Bergman – something just that much more desirable and elusive.
Built on June 30th, 1965, this superbly restored 1965 Ford Mustang GT convertible is elegantly finished in Rangoon red with handsome Black Crinkle interior and black convertible top and features: rebuilt and Rare A code 289cid 225hp 4 barrel V8, 3-Speed transmission, 3..00:1 limited slip rear end, Fog Lights, bucket seats, Console Magnum wheels and convertible top.
The Mustang complete restoration complete with a bare metal refinish and a base clear paint job. The GT features restored stainless and chrome, good condition glass, a new interior, and new top. Mechanically, the car is complete rebuilt and superb driving example. Both the engine compartment and undercarriage have a high level of detail, and the car has been shown over the years with the MCA.
With GTs accounting for a mere 3 or 4% of total Mustang production, these classics Fords are exceptionally rare. This special example retains the GT option front disc brakes, heavy duty springs, heavy duty front sway bar, and special quick ratio steering box, correct exhaust bracket inside the rear sub-frame, and correctly wired fog lamps.
For either the experienced collector or the newly christened enthusiast, there will be very, very few such well restored, well cared for and financially accessible GT convertibles from which to choose any time in the foreseeable future. Those seeking just such an automobile will have missed an extraordinary opportunity when this car is no longer available!