My Car Quest

September 23, 2018

How I Acquired AC Cobra 427 CSX 3129

One of our readers shares how he acquired and sold a real AC Shelby Cobra... Text and photos by Bob Wachtel - In 1964 I was living in Brooklyn, N.Y. working as a plumber when the Mustang first became available. I decided to wait until the … [Read more...]

The Path Not Taken: Ford’s 1967 Mid-Engined Mach 2

by Wallace Wyss - To create the Ford Mach 2 it was a natural--take the transaxle from a GT40, and a reliable tested-in-combat 289 and lay it in a Mustang floorpan but amidship, not up front. Engineer Ed Hull is credited with working it out on … [Read more...]

The 1966 Shelby GT350 – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - The 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang is a milestone car for many reasons and the 1966 model may be a better street driver. Both the 1965 and 1966 have a top level collectability rating, with the 1966 version going for prices that are half (or … [Read more...]

The 1967 Ford Mach I Mustang: Where Racing Influenced The Breed (Even If Only The Prototype)

by Wallace Wyss - Even though in 1967 Ford had a good deal of irons in the fire with the ol’ Snakemeister, Carroll Shelby, the existence of this car without a hint of involvement by Shelby is proof to me that Ford had a Plan B; Ford Mustang … [Read more...]

Where Is The Ford Mustang Station Wagon That Was Made In Italy?

by Wallace Wyss Of course there were a few Mustangs bodied in Italy. Shelby himself sent a couple Shelbys to Italy for Zagato to do, but mostly their contribution was in the roof style. Then Bertone did one designed by Giugiaro, that car … [Read more...]

When Is A Custom Wheel Too Big?

by Mike - After market rims have been getting bigger and bigger and there are more style options as well. Unfortunately many car lovers are using them and I think this has led to some rather unattractive classic cars. In my opinion … [Read more...]

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