“King of the Road”

In Honor of the 1968 Ford Mustang

Article: C.A. 9/13/2010
Photos: Steven Arredondo ©
Location: - Cars & Coffee - Irvine, Ca


During the late 1960's Ford Mustang drivers Mickey Thompson, Ray Brock, Danny Ongais, and Bob took nearly 300 U.S. Auto Club-certified records at Bonneville Salt Flats at a wicked speed of 157 miles per hour.

The 1968 Mustang intimidated many with its angry looking blacked-out grille and powerful 302 Cubic Inch V-8 Engine.

During the late 1960's the hot-tempered Mustang was greater and more controlling than ever before.

In 1968 Federal regulations ordered that both front and back side markers be installed in the car after a series of high-speed racing fatalities. The feds also mandated that shoulder belts be installed. This alteration alone, helped distinguish a 67 Ford Mustang from a 68.


We proudly express our admiration for this legend of a car by featuring this profile in its honor .



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