Publicity Photograph of the 1974 Ford Mustang II

Summary

Measuring 19 inches shorter than its 1973 predecessor, the 1974 Mustang II returned the pony car to its compact roots. Ford advertised it as "the right car at the right time," and Mustang II's fuel-friendly inline-4 and V-6 engines were well suited to rising gas prices. The design remained in production through 1978, with an optional V-8 added for 1975.

Measuring 19 inches shorter than its 1973 predecessor, the 1974 Mustang II returned the pony car to its compact roots. Ford advertised it as "the right car at the right time," and Mustang II's fuel-friendly inline-4 and V-6 engines were well suited to rising gas prices. The design remained in production through 1978, with an optional V-8 added for 1975.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1974

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.150.9758.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

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