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FORD DIVISION of Ford Motor Company
Rotunda Drive at Southfield Road
P. O. Box 608
Dearborn, Michigan
Telephone 33-77900


      The new Mustang from the Ford Division of Ford Motor Company combines the sporty, the stylish and the practical -- and offers them in any combination or degree.
      In effect, through its many standard equipment features and a wide customer choice of options, the new Mustang is actually three cars in one.
      Standard equipment features of all Mustangs include color-keyed, all vinyl interior and molded nylon carpeting; foam padded bucket seats; a floor mounted transmission shift lever; padded instrument panel; automatic glove box and courtesy lights; arm rests; cigarette lighter; full wheel covers; and many other standard items which are either unavailable or are extra-cost options on most other makes.
      The basic Mustang is particularly suited to the smaller family or to the family looking for a second or third car. It features compact economy and low initial cost with all of the long-life, take-care features of other, more expensive cars. It combines driving fun with a sporty appearance and the practicality of a rear seat and adequate trunk space.
      It also provides a highly versatile foundation on which the buyer can literally custom-tailor his own special kind of car.

      The Mustang becomes a sports car for street or competition use through a selection of performance options. The performance-minded may select from three V-8 engines ranging up to 271 horsepower. He may add a 4-speed transmission, quick ratio steering, or a Rally-Pac with tachometer and clock. A special handling package -- priced at less than $40 -- includes heavy-duty coil front springs, heavy duty semi-elliptical rear leaf springs, special shock absorbers, an extra-large diameter stabilizer bar in the suspension geometry to provide flat cornering, 6.50 x 14 tires, and the fast-ratio steering gear. He can even order 15-inch wheels and sports tires, limited-slip differential, and a heavy-duty battery.
      The Mustang becomes a luxury car with such options as a vinyl-covered hard top, a full-length console between the front bucket seats, a remote-control trunk release, a rear-seat radio speaker, an accent pin stripe around the body sculpturing, tinted glass and air conditioning. Other comfort and convenience options include power brakes and steering, an automatic transmission, and a power operated convertible top.

Standard equipment on all Mustangs includes:

Accelerator Pedal - Suspended type
Arm Rests - Front
Ash Tray - Front
Body - Platform-unitized, rust-resistant, fully insulated
Brakes - Self-adjusting
Bucket Seats - Front, foam-padded
Carpets, Front and Rear - Molded nylon
Cigarette Lighter
Convertible Top - Counterbalanced manual, easy-action latches
Courtesy Lights - Automatic
Curved Side Glass
Door Checks - Two stage
Door Latches - Bear-Hug safety type
Engine - 170 Special Six
Front Fenders - Bolt-on
Fuel Tank - 16 gallon
Glove Box Light - Automatic
Headlining - All vinyl
Heater and Defroster - Fresh-air
Hood and Rear Deck Lid - Counterbalanced hinges
Hood Latch - Single-action, safety-type
Interior Detail
Color-Keyed Items:
Floor carpeting, cowl trim panel, windcord, door lock buttons, seat belts, steering wheel, seats, door trim panels.
Bright-Finish Items:
Gear shift lever, convertible header molding, rear view mirror assembly, sun visor bracket and arm, turn signal lever and knob, window regulators, door handles, instrument panel control knobs, seat side shields, instrument bezels.
Jack, Scissors-Type - Body side jacking
Lubrication, Chassis - 36,000 mile
Maintenance - Twice-A-Year or 6,000 mile
Mirror - Rear view
Molding, Windshield and Backlite - Full bright metal
Padded Instrument Panel
Scuff Plates - Aluminum
Seat Belts - Color-keyed, metal-to-webbing
Steering Wheel - Deep-dish, safety-type
Sun Visors - Dual
Transmission Lever - Tunnel-Mounted
Upholstery - All vinyl
Wheel Cover - Stainless steel, full bright metal
Windshield Wipers - Extra-wide parallel action

The list of Mustang options and accessories includes the following:

Accent group (includes body side paint stripe and rocker panel molding)
Air Conditioning
Back-up Lights
Battery - Heavy Duty
Differential - Limited-Slip Equa-Lock
164 horsepower V-8
210 horsepower V-8
271 horsepower V-8
Engine Compartment Lamp
Tinted with banded windshield
Windshield only, tinted and banded
Glove Compartment Door Lock
Handling Package - Special (standard w/271 HP engine)
Lake Pipes (Muffler by-pass)
Parking Brake Warning Lamp
Power Brakes
Power Convertible Top
Power Steering
Radio, AM Push Button
Rally Pac (Tachometer and Clock)
Rear Seat Speaker
Rear View Mirror, Non-glare inside
Rear View Mirror, Outside
Remote Control Trunk Release
Rocker Panel Molding
Studio-Sonic Sound System
Sports Console
Sun Visors, Padded
Tires, 5.60/5.90 x 15 sports
Tonneau Cover
Cruise-O-Matic, Three-speed Automatic
Four-speed Manual
Trunk Compartment Lamp
Vinyl Covered Hardtop Roof
Wheel Covers, Knock-off Hub
Wheel Covers, Wire
Windshield Wiper, Two-speed electric with windshield washer


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