Dan Gurney Driving Ford Mustang I Experimental Sports Car, Pacific Grand Prix, Laguna Seca, October 1962

Summary

Ford Motor Company caused a sensation in the automotive press when it unveiled Mustang I in October 1962. Race driver Dan Gurney piloted the mid-engine sports car in demonstration laps at Watkins Glen, New York, and Laguna Seca, California. Never intended for sale, Mustang I's purpose was to generate interest in Ford. By that measure, it was a complete success.

Ford Motor Company caused a sensation in the automotive press when it unveiled Mustang I in October 1962. Race driver Dan Gurney piloted the mid-engine sports car in demonstration laps at Watkins Glen, New York, and Laguna Seca, California. Never intended for sale, Mustang I's purpose was to generate interest in Ford. By that measure, it was a complete success.

Artifact

Digital image

Subject Date

19 October 1962 - 20 October 1962

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.317.2022

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Technique

Digital imaging

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 1204 pixel

Width: 1795 pixel

Resolution: 72 dpi

Depth: 24 bit

1962 Mustang I Roadster

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