The Mustang was a sensation. Introduced in April 1963 as a '1964 1/2' model, it created a market niche no one -- except perhaps Ford's Lee Iacocca -- realized existed. Based on the economy Falcon platform the Mustang's 2+2 long hood, short deck design established the Pony Car segment. A million were sold in the next two years, an unprecedented introduction for a new model and segment. First generation Mustangs have remained collectors' favorites, with values that belly their quantity. Ford redesigned the Mustang for 1967, making this 1966 Ford Mustang convertible one of the last of the fabled first generation. It is comprehensively restored in Ford's Candyapple Red with parchment interior, white vinyl top and red carpets. It was delivered with a C-code 289/200hp engine but has been upgraded to a 4-barrel in A-code configuration and has an automatic transmission, factory-style air conditioning, power brakes, power top, wood rim steering wheel, styled steel wheels, new radial narrow whitewall tires and a power top. It also is highly unusual in having the bench front seat with folding center armrest, a rarely seen $24.42 option. Handsomely restored to highly correct condition, it is attractively and comprehensively done without going over the top and has accumulated a few miles since restoration that only attest to its quality condition and operation. It runs and drives well, is sorted and ready to be used. The body has very good panel fits. This restored 1966 Mustang convertible checks most of the boxes that make first generation Mustangs the ideal collector car: performance, style and consistent value. The rare bench seat has its own appeal and makes this Mustang a particularly unusual example.
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