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The Ford Mustang was the brainchild of Lee Iacocca, vice president and general manager of Ford, who was looking for a sporty car to appeal to the postwar baby boom generation who were just becoming of driving age in the early 1960s.



Is the firing order on a 1991 Ford Mustang different from a 1992 Mustang?

What would make you believe that it would be different? That's a better Question.......... They are the same ( firing order) If you don't believe me ask your local ford dealer. Answer Check the Type of Engine 5.0,or 5.0(HO) they are different firing orders.For the regular 5.0 it is: 15426378.For the 5.0 HO it is: 13726548. The Rotor in the distributor turns counterclockwise.

What year was the mustang first invented?

Answer . The Mustang, was introduced in April 1964, was built on the compact Falcon’s platform and came with a Falcon suspension--soft springs and four-wheel drum brakes. The '64½ was actually considered a '65 by Ford, but many people now use the terms to differentiate changes made by Ford after mid-August 1964. At this time there were engine changes, the Mustang switched from a generator to an alternator plus interior and exterior color revisions. The car was 181 inches long. It was originally offered with three engines—a 170 C.I. six cylinder, a 260 C.I. 2 bbl V8 or a 289 C.I. 4 bbl V8 and came with a three-speed, four-speed or automatic.

Who invented the Ford Mustang?

The original design of the 2-seater concept car was by John NajjarFerzely and Philip C. Clark. The 4-seater production model (T-5) was developed by a Ford teamunder engineer Donald L. Frey and became the 1965 Mustang revealedto the public on April 17, 1964. Lee Iacocca is credited as being the 'father of the mustang'. he came up with the idea to launch a small sports car in the ford line to make an affordable, fast selling car

The history of the Ford Mustang who designed it when was it invented where was it first built how many different forms of the Mustang are there?

Mr. Phil (Phillip) Clark came up with the idea for the Mustang two seater car while he was in Nashville, Tennessee on his way to California for the Art School of Design. He saw the running horses (wild Mustangs) and wanted to have that as his icon on the car he would create. First he gave the idea to GM (see Witzenberg Doc, 1971 about the GM Mustang) but that didn't work out..then in Advanced Design and Research, a place funded by Grants ETC, the car was completed in Clay--the Team that completed the Car included Jim Quinlan, Jerry Malinowski and others. The Car was liked by the Lincoln Mercury division Head, Eugene (Gene) Bordinat. Phil Clark had also designed several running horses for the car. The 1962 Two seater has one running horse on it, and then in 1964 it had been sent back to CLARK and Malinowski to "Streamline" into a one piece emblem to replace the original Cast two piece emblem. This emblem was put onto the production cars--after it went through a couple of others, see www.ponysite.de for more Mustang history.. The Two seater was the forerunner of the Re-designed Falcon. Phil Clark's Mustang Coupe design can be found in the 1963 Fall edition of Motorcade Magazine, signed by him.. Joe Oros and Donald Frey and others worked on the production car, and some of Clark's ideas transferred onto the car--scoop ideas, horse and some other minor adjustments. The Car was begun in 1962 to get ready for the 1964 Worlds Fair. The Prototype MUSTANG was a great marketing Scheme By Lee Iaccoca to launch the re-skinned Falcon sells..as they had many Falcon bodies left over. Along with the Advertising (J.Walter) group, Ford took the prototype to colleges in a time when T.V's were scarce and word of mouth would get around that Ford had a Race Car equal to the Corvette that was affordable..and everyone wanted one..so when it came out with just the scoop idea added and of course the Running Mustang Emblem, everyone wanted it..because Ford spent two years carrying the two-seater around to Market the re-skinned Falcon. . You can thank motivational management techiques for the original Mustang design, abetted by a shrewd chief designer, Joe Oros. Oros first worked for GM in the 1930s and early 1940s, then joined the independent George Walker group that shaped the vital all-new 1949 Ford and the cars and trucks that built on its timely success. When Walker became Ford's in-house design vice president in 1955, he made Oros an assistant, then named him to head the Ford Studio in 1956. Though Oros would supervise the design of almost every U.S. Ford-brand vehicle over the next dozen years, the Mustang was undoubtedly his biggest success as studio chief. Ironic, then, that his team's winning design was something of a rush job, just like that '49 Ford. Here, in his own words, is how Oros remembers the birth of the 1965 Ford Mustang prototype. Lee Iacocca wanted a car that was more of a personalized, sporty four-seater rather than a tight, European 2+2 package. Gene Bordinat requested proposals for it from our Ford studio, Lincoln-Mercury [and Corporate Advanced].. Oros remembered Clark fondly as one of the most talented designers of that time, and said so as Clark's original designs were revealed at the 40th Anniversary of the Mustang in Nashville, Tennessee....Clark had been almost forgotten until that day his daughter revealed the family treasure kept quiet for so many years.. Clark started in Advanced Research and Design (a new named department in that day), freelancing. Was recognized by Eugene Bordinat, who took two seater design from the Advanced design Studio and worked on in in the L-M Studio. Clark then worked closely on the project UNDER Bordinat, and many others were brought in. In the Meantime, Frey's group was working on the 4 seater design.. At some point the two came together--Mustang Prototype and Mustang 4 Seater redesigned Falcon. Ford's Benson Research tells the story of the 4 seaters guys fighting the Mustang Name that had been marketed for years to the appropriate age group and women--and those wanting FORD to produce a Race Car Program; so at the last possible minute the Cougars on the 4-seater were replaced SECRETLY and the 4 seater Falcon was then presented to the Public as MUSTANG...it would seem the name grew on both groups after a time---and stuck...along with CLARK's Original (streamlined version) of his Running Horse.

Where was the first Ford Mustang sold?

The First Mustang (s/n 0000001) was a Wimbleton White 64 1/2 convertible sold , by mistake, to Capt. Stanley Tucker , an airline pilot, in St Johns', Newfoundland, Canada. It was a promotional car sent by Ford around the country to promote the new Mustang car. The salesman there, thought the car was to be sold and then did so when Capt Tucker showed interest in the car. It took 2 yrs for Ford to get the car back , in exchange for a new 1967 fastback Mustang (1,000,000,001th ). The '64 1/2 now resides in the Ford museum, still displaying the Nfld and Labrador license plates.

Who invented Mustangs?

Lee Iacoca, the Vice President of Ford at the time, had a vision of a US sports car, that carried 4 people, had bucket seats, a floor mounted shifter and weighed less than 2,500 lbs. The execution of that vision was Joe Oros, the chief designer for the Ford studio back then. And because of other looming projects, they actually completed the prototype for approval in 3 weeks. Two other divisions were vying for the prize too, but Iacocca chose theirs. Although Iacocca is known for the creation of the Mustang, it's not as well known that in the 1970's, many Ford engineers felt he'd lost that vision and the car was straying too far from its roots,causing the huge decrease in sales from earliler versions.

How was the first Ford Mustang made?

If you are interested in what events led up to the building of the first mustang you can check places like Wikipedia and Google. There you will find out how the iconic Ford Mustang came into being. Here are some links to get you started: - http://fordmustanghistory.org/the-history-of-the-ford-mustang/ - http://classicponycars.com/history.html - http://www.powerpassion.nl/mustang/story-engels.html - http://www.muscularmustangs.com/database/index.php - http://www.musclecarclub.com/musclecars/ford-mustang/ford-mustang-history-1.shtml That should be enough to get you started. If you want to know how it was actually made, that is a different story. The vehicle was made in assembly line fashion from cast iron and steel by American workers at a rate never before seen. It is an icon and can be studied in depth.

How many different mustang breeds are there?

Mustangs are horses that are wild.They are crossed between manydifferent breeds and horses.There is no such thing as a breed ofmustang.

When was the first Ford Mustang built?

The first Ford Mustang was built in 1964. It debuted in April 1964and was dubbed the 1964 and a 1/2. They were a mid-year car and some people called them 64 1/2's, butthey were actually '65's. Actually...the first Mustangs are indeed '64 1/2's...and recognizedby Mustang Club of America as a separate run of Mustangs. The reason for this is varied, but one of the primary reasons isthat the '64 1/2 had a generator, while the '65 cars were givenalternators. There is also some difference in the radiator frame between the twoyears. Also the '65 was the first year for the fastback...which wasnot available for the '64 1/2 run.

What is the difference between a Ford Mustang and a Ford Mustang gt?

The Ford Mustang GT has a V8 engine, while the Ford Mustang has a V6 engine.

How many first generation mustangs were sold?

If, by ' first generation', you mean the cars sold from when they were first introduced on April 17 of 64 until the end of the 68 model year, that would be 2,078,082.

How many mpg does a 2008 Ford Mustang?

The 2008 Ford Mustang V6 gets. CITY:17mpg HIGHWAY:25mpg COMBINED:20mpg. The 2008 Ford Mustang GT V8 gets. CITY:15mpg HIGHWAY:23mpg COMBINED:18mpg

Why is the Ford Mustang named after the mustang?

The Ford team in charge of naming the Mustang went through manypossibilities, including Cougar, Torino, and Venice. Mustang wasfinally decided upon; #1- because WWII had ended no too long ago,and the P-51 Mustang Fighter airplane played an incrediblyimportant role in the war; and #2- The Mustang (horse) representedan untameable spirit which they thought would perfectly representthe car and its intended buyers. This is also why the gallopinghorse logo is running the opposite way that trained racehorses runaround a track - that it will always be a free spirit, and followits own will. R.H. Bob Maguire, my boss, and Iwere looking through a list of names for the car. I had beenreading about the P-51 Mustang airplane and suggested the nameMustang in remembrance of the P-51, but Bob thought the name asassociated with the airplane was too 'airplaney' and rejected thatidea. I again suggested the same name Mustang, but this time with ahorse association because it seemed more romantic. He agreed and wetogether selected that name right on the spot, and that's how itgot its name. From " Mustang Genesis:The Creation of the Pony Car " by Robert A. Fria Taken from the Ford Website.

What is the difference bteween mustang and mustang cobra?

In reference to the years 1994-2004 There are 3 main models of the Mustang. 1. Mustang.----This is the base Mustang with the least power. 2.Mustang GT---This is the better car with a bigger motor, better suspension, better wheels, the option of leather interior, etc. 3.Mustang Cobra---The fastest of the 3. with all the above in the GT but improved. Check out the Wikipedia link to Ford Mustang for more info. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Mustang

How many Ford Mustangs produced in 1966?

422,416 Hardtops with standard interior, 55,938 hardtops with deluxe interior, 21,397 hardtops with front bench seat, 56,409 convertibles with standard interior, 12,520 convertibles with deluxe interior, 3.190 convertibles with front bench seat, 27,809 fastbacks with standard interior, 7,889 fastbacks with deluxe interior, giving a grand total of 607,568 1966 Mustangs

Why was the mustang built?

the mustang was built for speed and power it was the fastest car in the 60

What is the difference between a mustang and a shelby mustang?

A Shelby mustang has a larger sized motor and the original ford mustang has a smaller motor.

When was Ford Mustang invented?

The Ford Mustang was invented in 1961 by Lee Iacocca. The first prototype was built in 1962 but the first production model did not roll off the assembly line until late 1964.

When was the first Ford Mustang sold?

The Ford Mustang was first available for purchase at dealerships on April 17, 1964. The 'official' first Mustang had the VIN of 5F07F100001, and was intended to be a promo car that would make the tour circuit to show off Ford's new car line. It was sold by an overly zealous salesman to an airline pilot by the name of Stanley Tucker. Ford later bought the car back from Capt. Tucker and it now resides in a museum in Dearborn, MI. The ford mustang was first introduced in 1964 and half ,the mustang was built in the middle of 1964. The Mustang was first conceived by Lee Iacocca in 1961. The firstprototype was unveiled in 1962 and the first production vehiclerolled off the line in late 1964. The Ford Mustang was first launched in 1964; the Shelby and GTderivatives appeared the following year. Lee Iacocca originaly presented the idea of the Mustang to FordMotor Co. in 1961. The first prototype was unveiled in 1962 and thefirst production models rolled off the line in late 1964. 1961 prototype mustang II, rear engine 2 seater, I can only find62's and 63's on the internet but ford has books with mustanghistory dating back to 1961. 1964 1/2 being the first productionstang. . The first year of production was in 1964, these cars are referred to as "1964.5's" because production didn't start until late '64. The original idea for the Mustang was presented to Ford Motor Co. in 1961, however.

How many mpg does a 2007 Ford Mustang get?

The 2007 Ford Mustang V6 gets. CITY:17mpg HIGHWAY:25mpg COMBINED:20mpg. The 2007 Ford Mustang GT V8 gets. CITY:15mpg HIGHWAY:23mpg COMBINED:18mpg

What were Ford Mustangs invented for?

Well. In the 1960s there became an "addiction" and "want" for fast vehicles. And by the mid-60s Ford and Dodge had started those vehicles. The want for fast vehicles has never went away since then. And as you can probably see, Ford, GM, and Chrysler are still in competiton trying to make the best V8 muscle car around today. Here's a look at some muscle cars today, their 0 to 60 mph times, and their engines and power. Ford Mustang GT - 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds, 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 w/ 412 horsepower Chevy Camaro SS - 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds, 6.2L V8 w/ 426 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT8 - 0 to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds, 5.7L Hemi V8 w/ 390 horsepower

What is the difference between a Ford tbucket and a Ford Mustang?

A ford T-bucket is a Ford Model T that has been cut down to be made into a hot rod/street rod. It is a completely different car all together than a mustang.

What is the difference between a Ford Mustang saleen and a Ford Mustang shelby?

A Saleen mustang is produced by a company called Saleen and is a special model built and given a specific VIN identifying it as such. Saleen was started in 1983 by Steve Saleen, a veteran race driver and produced its first modified Mustang in 1984. His continued involvement with Ford has produced both race cars and street performance cars, but it all started with the Mustang. A Shelby mustang is and was a modified Mustang tuned by Carroll Shelby's company. Shelby was commissioned by Ford to basically hot-rod Ford's best stock Mustangs and make them able to compete successfully in factory racing, as well as to build a scaled down road version that could be sold to the public. Ford, like Ferrari, believed in the adage of "race on Sunday, sell on Monday". Although he was involved in the 1965 model, the first real Shelby Mustang in name cam later, when production for the last Shelby Cobra ceased. Still alive and kickin' He's making the new Mustangs go fast and corner too! The current Shelby Mustang is pushing 500 horses and 480 pounds of torque !

What is the difference between steering racks from a 95 Ford Mustang to a 88 Ford Mustang?

The main difference will be the length of the steering columns themselves. The one from the 1995 will be longer I believe.

How many 2007 mustang California Special cars were built?

This site has all the production numbers for the 2007 Mustang GT California Special . http://www.gtcsregistry.com/

What color was the first Ford Mustang?

A white convertible displayed at the 1964 New York Worlds Fair with production number 100001.

How many Ford Mustangs were made in 1969?

There were about 40,000 Mustang Hardtops made and approximately 50,000 Fastbacks; the Grandes were around 20,000.

How many mph can a Ford Mustang go?

There is a speed governor that will cut off fuel supply at a certain speed. On 99-04 Mustangs it's around 145mph, 05-10 is around 149mph. However, it's unlikely you will reach that speed before hitting the RPM limiter at 6250rpm.

Where was Ford Mustang invented?

Roughly 1964. Most fanatics call the first Mustang the 1964.5 because it was introduced in the middle of the 1964 model production year.

Why was the Ford Mustang invented?

The usual reason - Money. Someone came up with the idea of selling a fairly inexpensive car with better-than-average performance. Turned out that many liked that and the cars sold really well.

How many Ford Mustangs were made in 1966?

63A 2dr fastback standard. 27,809. 63B 2dr fastback luxury. 7,889. 65A 2dr hardtop standard. 422,416. 65B 2dr hardtop luxury. 55,938. 65C 2dr hardtop bench seats. 21,397. 76A convertible. 56,409. 76B convertible luxury. 12,520. 76C convertible bench seats. 3,190. TOTAL . 607,568.

How many types of Ford mustangs are there?

well there is a lot of ford mustangs but my guess would have to be around 30 different types of mustangs

How many hp does Ford Mustang gt have?

That would depend on what year it is , the 2010 Ford Mustang GT is rated at 315 horsepower

What different motor options were available in the 1995 ford mustang?

The 3.8 liter ( 232 cubic inch ) V6 and the 5.0 liter ( 302 cubic inch ) V8 that was in the GT

What year was the first Ford Mustang 5.0?

1968 was the first year the 302 cubic inch ( 5.0 liter ) was used in a Ford Mustang

What is the difference between Ford Mustang and Saleen Mustang?

Price, Maker, Engine, Color options, and Parts you can add on but they look almost thte same

How many airbags does a Ford Mustang have?

if you mean the 2011 then, 4 air bags, duel front, and side mounted, but its odd because it does not have curtain airbags which most cars have now.

How are the Toyota Supra and the Ford Mustang Cobra different?

Thay are completely different by style and brand ,different chasis and completely different time margins made.

How many ford mustangs were sold in 1964 on the first day it went on sale?

more than 200,000 were sold on the first day then in the weeks past it was up than 8 million sold

Did Lee Iacocca design the Ford Mustang?

Lee Iacocca had the vision of the Mustang and laid out the parameters for the car. it had to be a 4 seater, have bucket seats, a floor shifter, be no more than 180" long, weigh less than 2,500 pounds and sell for less than $2,500. Donald Frey help actually design and built the first Mustang prototype. Joe Oros created the first clay model of the Mustang. Others who had a hand in the Mustang and it's history are Carroll Shelby, Bob Tasca Sr., Jack Roush, Steve Saleen. & Larry Shinoda.

What is the difference between a Ford mustang and a Ford gt?

A Ford GT is much more expensive than the Mustang, and it is a lot less popular. They are 2 completely different cars, basically.

How many quartz does a 98 Ford Mustang 3.8 use?

With engine oil filter change ( 5 quarts ) for the 3.8 liter V6 engine in a 1998 Ford Mustang according to the Owner Guide

How many gallons of gas will a 2007 Ford Mustang. Hold?

According to the 2007 Ford Mustang Owner Guide : The fuel tank capacity is ( 16.0 U.S. gallons )

How many mufflers does a 1992 ford gt mustang have?

Your 1992 Ford Mustang GT has the 5.0 liter V8 engine with dual exhaust so it has ( 2 mufflers )

Who invented mustangs and fords?

Henry Ford started the Ford Motor Company, so we can say he invented Ford automobiles. Now, he did NOT invent the automobile itself, but he DID invent the assembly line. Lee Iacocca was the CEO of Ford in the 1960's. He wanted to develop a cheap sports car that would appeal to young people. He wanted to keep costs down so young people could actually afford to buy it. The Mustang was the result.

Who was the Ford Mustang invented by?

carrol shelby wow what a ques well he had a say so in the design but mostly the engine

When did Ford first make its Mustang?

1964 was the first year of the Mustang but it really took off in 1966 and 1967. Those are the classic cars of the history books. Still going strong to this day, the creme of the crop of muscle cars.

Who built the first Saleen Mustang?

The first Saleen Mustang was built by Steve Saleen generated by a career of idea and experiences.He modified most aspects of the car to make it more smooth when hard cornering.

Who invented the first ever Mustang logo?

Phil Clark is the designer of the first ever "pony " emblem for Ford Mustangs. He sketched nine designs before finally settling on the pony tribar design.

When was the first Ford Mustang sold in the US?

The first Ford Mustang sold in the US in 1964. These cars were made in Michigan and were introduced to the world on April 17, 1964 at the New York World's Fair.