This Day in Automotive History: First Mustang Introduced at World’s Fair

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by Mariah Prescott
RacingJunk.com – Article published here

April 17, 2015

51 years ago, the Mustang came galloping on to the market. A few days before the cars went on sale across the country at dealerships, the 1964 ½ Ford Mustang made its debut at the World’s Fair in Queens, New York City. Lee Iacocca, the Vice President of Ford at the time, introduced the all-new “poor man’s Thunderbird” to the media inside the Ford Pavilion.

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Eric Butler’s 1968 Mustang Wins Inaugural WELD President’s Award

Eric Butler (center) holds his President’s Award from WELD Wheels, which is shaped like a Prostar, one of WELD’s iconic designs.

 

By Mariah Prescott
HotRodHotline.com – Article published here

February 25, 2015

In 1993, Eric Butler’s dad paid $300 for a 1968 Ford Mustang. The family was living in Southern California at the time, and Eric’s dad bought the car for his son. It may have been a rust-free California special, but it had been sitting in a field for six years.  In Eric’s words, “It was a mess.”  These days, it’s a beauty, so much so that it took home the first WELD President’s Award at the Kansas City 2015 O’Reilly’s World of Wheels.

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A Pony with the Bite of a Snake – The Burnout

by Mariah Prescott
RacingJunk.com – Article published here

November 14, 2014

Good news, if the 435HP of your 2015 Mustang GT just isn’t enough, Ford Racing has unveiled a solution: Another 165 horses to give that pony the real power she needs. Last week at SEMA we got a look at just the exterior, but it’s what’s underneath that we’re interested in.

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