Ford Mustang I, Rear View, Advanced Styling Studio, May 25, 1962

Summary

Ford Motor Company caused a sensation in the automotive press when it unveiled Mustang I in 1962. The two-seat concept car featured a sleek aluminum body, retractable headlights, and mid-mounted V-4 engine sourced from Ford's German subsidiary. 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 1962. The two-seat concept car featured a sleek aluminum body, retractable headlights, and mid-mounted V-4 engine sourced from Ford's German subsidiary. Never intended for sale, Mustang I's purpose was to generate interest in Ford. By that measure, it was a complete success.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

25 May 1962

Collection Title

L.A. Weis Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

78.300.1310.1.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

1962 Mustang I Roadster

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