I really like vintage Ford Mustang muscle cars from 1965-69. Here are some insignia shots of the 1965 Mustang Convertible I wrote about earlier as well as a glance at the “1965 Registered Owner’s Manual”. Don’t they look just awesome? I especially like the manual. It is far more fun than any contemporary car manual I have ever seen. Ford Mustang’s have been built ever since 1964 and created the term “pony car” as a class of American automobiles with long […]
This 1965 first-generation Ford Mustang convertible lived its life in Arizona and the surrounding states for the past decades. Now, almost 50 years after its first glance at the road, it lives on in Hamburg, Germany. This beautiful compact car comes with an at the time brand new “A-code” 289 cui (cubic inches, 4.7 L) 4-barrel arbureted Windsor V8 engine with 4-speed manual transmission, a compression of 10.0:1, maximum motive power of 225 hp (168 kW, 228 PS) @ 4,800 rpm and maximum torque of […]
While looking for decent vintage car dealers in northern Germany (believe me, there are only very few, if any), I came across a vintage car junk yard in Trappenkamp, 75 km north of Hamburg. In fact, it is the backyard of a local vintage car repair shop and I can attest that the cars for sale did not look much better the ones you are about to see… still, they made up for some nice pictures, all shot with an iPhone.