1965 Ford Mustang Convertible

Summary

The 1965 Ford Mustang is one of the most significant vehicles built at Ford Motor Company's Rouge complex. With its sporty look, reasonable price and endless number of options, the car appealed to a wide cross-section of buyers. More than a million Mustangs were sold within two years of the car's April 1964 introduction.

The 1965 Ford Mustang is one of the most significant vehicles built at Ford Motor Company's Rouge complex. With its sporty look, reasonable price and endless number of options, the car appealed to a wide cross-section of buyers. More than a million Mustangs were sold within two years of the car's April 1964 introduction.

Artifact

Automobile

Date Made

1965

Creators

Ford Motor Company 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Made by Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan.

Ford Rouge Factory Tour
 On Exhibit

at Ford Rouge Factory Tour

Object ID

2003.46.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Steel (Alloy)
Metal
Glass (Material)
Rubber (Material)

Color

White (Color)

Dimensions

Length: 2.87 in  (Stroke)

Diameter: 3.8 in  (Bore)

Horsepower: 164 hp  (122.29 kW)

Specifications

Make & Model: 1965 Ford Mustang convertible

Maker: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan

Engine: V-8, overhead valves, 260 cubic inches

Transmission: 3-speed automatic

Height: 51 inches

Wheelbase: 108 inches

Width: 68 inches

Overall length: 182 inches

Weight: 2740 pounds

Horsepower: 164 at 4400 revolutions per minute

Price: $3,380

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