1966 FORD MUSTANG FASTBACK

Transforming this solidly restored classic into a serious concours contender has been a labour of pony love.

“I’d just sold a couple of 1966 V8 Daimlers in late 2015 and was searching for something special,” recalls classic car fanatic, Wayne Marmont. “A friend who owned a Mustang recommended I view this Fastback as it was a sought-after model with a good history. It was originally registered in San Jose and was showing about 61,000 miles. It’s the first Ford I’ve owned.
I particularly like the fastback shape and this car’s originality. I typically search for a car that’s had a good journey. The 289 cu.in motor also adds to this car’s appeal.
It’s used every three to four weeks on average and may travel less than 1000km per year. Condition is now between 9.5 and 10, because it has been painstakingly prepped by an expert team for the Ellerslie Concours competition. It’s the culmination of a complete refurbishment over a two-year period in which the car was stripped back to bare metal. It helps to start with an excellent car, of course, and fortunately the motor was superb in every respect. Incidentally, the engine bay has just had 10 hours of detailing work…
Despite owning many fine European cars over the years, I find this Mustang attracts just as much interest wherever it is parked. It pays to buy a model with the X-factor.”

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1966 FORD MUSTANG FASTBACK

ENGINE 4736cc V8

POWER 168kW (225bhp)

TORQUE 414Nm @ 3200rpm

TRANSMISSION 3-speed 'C4' auto

DRIVETRAIN RWD

WEIGHT 1110kg

LENGTH 4.61m

WHEELS 13-inch steel

COLOUR Midnight Blue metallic

UPHOLSTERY Blue vinyl

MILEAGE 62,000 miles

OWNER Wayne Marmont

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