Much has changed since Ford introduced the Mustang near 50 years ago. What hasn’t changed is the model’s commitment to being a fun, sporty, attractive two-door all-American muscle car. Watch the animation below to see every year of Ford’s iconic pony car.
The Hollywood blockbuster, ‘Gone in 60 Seconds‘, played a huge role in boosting the popularity of Ford’s Mustang. Now, when car enthusiasts hear the name ‘Eleanor’, they immediately think of one sinister 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT-500. Everyone fantasizes about the chance to pilot the dream machine, envisioning they’re racing to meet the deadline of […]
Michael Stragand is no stranger to Mustangs. Yet this enthusiast recently had his pony-car passion transformed in a big way. He’s owned nearly a dozen versions of Ford’s darling sports coupe, so he was in the know when word broke that the first “Transformer” film was in production using three 2005 Saleen S281 ‘stangs.
We first bumped into Gail Wise and her 1964 Ford Mustang at the 2013 Barrington Concours d’Elegance and right away we knew she had a special ride. We went on to feature it last fall and weren’t surprised to see in the following months as she quickly gained national attention. For those unfamiliar with the […]
Gary Potts is no stranger to Ford’s iconic pony car, having owned numerous Mustangs over the years. Despite the extreme familiarity, there was no sign of contempt when he came across this glossy 1968 Fastback GT; it just grabbed his attention and wouldn’t let go. “I found the car in 2004 and right away I knew […]
Tucked away in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago is the quaint town of Barrington and every summer Thursday night, the classic cars come rolling in for the village’s weekly cruise. With its tranquil, tree-lined setting, easily accessible boutique shops and casual dining, this event is one draws automotive enthusiasts from all over. Anne Garrett Anne […]
One area cruise night that really captures the true spirit of Mid West cruising is the event held every Saturday night in downtown Mount Prospect. Taking place in the Metra parking lot at the corner of Route 83 and Route 14, this classic car haven gives spectators that true Chicago feel with the regular passing […]
It doesn’t seem like that long ago when droves of classic car enthusiasts were flocking to Rolling Meadows for the Friday night classic car cruise, held in the empty parking lot at the intersection of Meadow Drive and Kirchoff Road. The weekly event quickly grew in size and popularity only to be shut down and […]
In the world of hot rod suspension components, one name that should instantly come to mind is Heidts. For over 25 years, the Chicago suburbs-based company has been cranking out suspension parts that have a solid reputation for being easy to install right out of the box and more importantly, working right. Gary Heidt The […]
Classic car cruises and events are sprouting up all the time here in the Midwest and the newest destination for four-wheeled enthusiasts is in downtown Palatine. Taking place just south of the Metra train station between Palatine Road and Smith Street, the Friday night happening is now in its second week and growing fast. It’s […]