Subscribe:
Chilton’s Repair:
Sponsored Ads:
Car Charger:
Sponsored Ads:
AutoBarn.com:
Auto Europe:
SuperTune Auto Parts:
Universal Wheel Fender Flares over wide body wheel arches ABS Auto Car Kit 4pcs
$44.99
End Date: Friday Apr-20-2018 10:30:27 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $44.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ZAMP - FSA-3 SA2015 Auto Racing Helmet - HANS Ready - Snell Rated - Full Face +
$159.95
End Date: Wednesday May-16-2018 16:38:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $159.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Autel MaxiLink Auto Diagnostic Tool OBD2 Car Code Scanner Reader ML319
$21.49
End Date: Friday May-4-2018 17:56:31 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $21.49
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ZAMP - FSA-3 SA2015 Auto Racing Helmet - HANS Ready - Snell Rated - Full Face +
$190.00
End Date: Wednesday May-16-2018 16:38:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $190.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

RaceQuip 351005 Large 1-Layer Black Auto Racing Driving Gloves Nomex SFI Rated
$39.95
End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 14:27:41 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $39.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ZAMP - FSA-3 SA2015 Auto Racing Helmet - HANS Ready - Snell Rated - Full Face +
$159.95
End Date: Wednesday May-16-2018 16:38:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $159.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ATM-3220 Auto Meter Light Bulbs & Socket 2 1/16" Gauges 2.7 - 3.8 - 4.9 Watts
$9.99
End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 20:47:59 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

K1 - TR2 Triumph SFI-1 Auto Racing Suit - Driving Nomex Style Fire SFI 3.2A/1
$155.00
End Date: Sunday Apr-29-2018 16:35:52 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $155.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

AUTO RACING SHOES BLACK MENS SIZE 12 / WOMENS 14 SFI 3.3/5 RACERDIRECT.NET NASA
$64.99
End Date: Wednesday May-16-2018 15:02:43 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $64.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ZAMP - FSA-3 SA2015 Auto Racing Helmet - HANS Ready - Snell Rated - Full Face +
$229.95
End Date: Wednesday May-16-2018 16:38:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $229.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

PostHeaderIcon It Wasn't Neccesarily the First off the Line, but it is the First Hardtop Mustang to Receive a VIN

Back when Ford set out to build the 1965 Mustang, there were around 180 pre-production examples built to help set up production lines and make appearances here and there. Most of those cars have since disappeared into history, but the one you see here has managed to survive. It wears serial No. 00002 and is said to have come after a convertible that wore the serial No. 00001. There’s no way to say for sure if it was actually the first hardtop to roll off the pre-production line, as Ford didn’t necessarily build vehicles in sequential order back then, but it was the first production hardtop Mustang to receive an official VIN: 5F07U100002.

The car started out life in Ford’s Allen Park assembly plant along with the other pre-production examples but was eventually sent off to the Dearborn plant where it was finished and assigned the aforementioned VIN. IT was supposed to end up at Brown Brothers Ford in Canada but ended up at Whitehorse Motors in the Yukon Territory where it was used as a demo car before being sold to a customer in the spring on 1965. The car has had 13 owners since new but was eventually purchased by Mustang historian Bob Fria, who took the time to restore the car to its original condition.

By that, I mean that the car is finished in the original Caspian Blue with a Blue crinkly vinyl interior. It has 13-inch wheels, and a 170 cubic-inch six-cylinder that has the proper date code, and a three-speed manual transmission. The car has since been displayed at Ford World Headquarters during the brand’s 100th-anniversary celebration and has even been photographed with Lee Lacocca. There’s no telling how much this Mustang will actually sell for at auction, and Mecum doesn’t even give an estimate. But, considering its rarity and the story behind it, it could very well go for a hefty sum when everything is said and done.

Continue reading for the full story.


Comments are closed.

TiresDirect
SuperTune Kit:
Auto Auctions:
2016 Ford Mustang GT350 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Tech Pkg Cooled Seats Black Roof Deep Impact Blue
$49,987.00
End Date: Friday Apr-20-2018 10:15:59 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $49,987.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1966 Ford Mustang GT-350 1966 Ford Coupe Mustang GT-350 AUTO w/ 289 and power steering
$9,766.00 (41 Bids)
End Date: Monday Apr-23-2018 19:12:25 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1967 Ford Mustang GT-350 1967 Ford Coupe Mustang GT-350 5-speed w/ 351
$12,100.00 (20 Bids)
End Date: Friday Apr-20-2018 19:05:57 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1969 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 1969 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
$36,100.00 (12 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Apr-25-2018 21:00:00 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1965 Ford Mustang 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 350 Clone Built 289 Tremec 5 Speed Power RackPinon
$28,100.00 (8 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Apr-21-2018 14:22:19 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $64,995.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback gt350 1965 Ford mustang fastback
$15,100.00 (34 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 14:36:25 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1965 Chevrolet C-10 CUSTOM 65 CHEVY TRUCK 66 64 LONG BED CUSTOM ORIGINAL 6 CYLINDER CHROME
$7,100.00 (3 Bids)
End Date: Monday Apr-23-2018 14:00:53 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1985 Ford Mustang Gt 1985 mustang gt collector
$24,500.00
End Date: Wednesday Apr-25-2018 8:00:38 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $24,500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford Mustang GT Premium 2016 Ford Mustang GT Premium Shadow Black
$39,800.00
End Date: Monday Apr-23-2018 15:57:04 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $39,800.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford Mustang GT350 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 - 526 HP LIKE NEW!
$48,000.00
End Date: Monday Apr-30-2018 22:21:37 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $48,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1969 Ford Mustang 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback Sportsroof Mach 1, Mock 1, California Muscle
$17,500.00
End Date: Wednesday May-9-2018 10:09:32 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $17,500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2017 Ford Mustang GT 2017 Ford Mustang GT with a stage 2 Roush supercharger and exhaust. 750+ HP.
$31,000.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Apr-20-2018 22:53:08 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford Mustang GT350 2016 MUSTANG SHELBY COBRA GT350 TRIPLE YELLOW CLEAN
$53,625.00
End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 14:54:39 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $53,625.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1967 Ford Mustang 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible 289 Automatic Power Disc Brakes 8" Rear End
$12,300.00 (4 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Apr-24-2018 14:22:19 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $42,995.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1966 Ford Mustang GT 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback A-Code GT
$38,999.00
End Date: Wednesday Apr-25-2018 18:19:59 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $38,999.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1964 Ford Mustang GT 1964.5 "A" CODE A/C
$3,416.66 (13 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Apr-21-2018 16:10:09 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 5 SPEED BLK ON BLK LEATHER
$2,260.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Apr-24-2018 19:00:00 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1966 Ford Mustang Coupe 1966 Ford Mustang GT 350 Tribute * NO RESERVE*
$3,550.00 (29 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 17:59:37 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby gt350 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby gt350
$52,000.00
End Date: Friday Apr-20-2018 13:52:07 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $52,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Ford Mustang GT Premium Roush 2018 Roush Mustang Premium GT 401A Lightning Blue 5.0L V8 6-speed
$54,120.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Apr-22-2018 5:11:06 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $57,740.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1968 Ford Mustang GT 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback R Code 428 Cobra Jet C-6 1968.5 White Cali Car!!!!
$45,000.00
End Date: Thursday Apr-26-2018 8:22:31 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $45,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1998 Ford Mustang GT Convertible 1998 Mustang GT Convertible
$6,000.00
End Date: Saturday Apr-21-2018 3:50:06 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $6,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Ford Mustang GT 2018 Ford Mustang GT 5L WRAPPED/Wheels/Tires/Lowered/X-Pipe/Leather
$305.00 (4 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Apr-28-2018 9:05:52 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $46,982.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1967 Ford Mustang 2 door 1967 Ford Mustang GT package
$1,225.00 (3 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Apr-24-2018 11:17:39 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2006 Ford Mustang GT 2006 Ford Mustang GT rebuilt automatic transmission, lots of extras
$5,000.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Monday Apr-23-2018 17:30:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9,500.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1965 Ford Mustang VERY FAST 1965 MUSTANG SHELBY 350 RECREATION CUSTOM CLASSIC HOT ROD SHOW CAR 302 5-SPEED
$45,000.00
End Date: Monday May-7-2018 15:18:54 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $45,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1966 Chevrolet C-10 Deluxe PS, PB, AC, Deluxe cab 4 speed. Runs and drives as good as it looks.
$5,300.00 (5 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Apr-25-2018 9:13:32 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $17,500.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1966 Ford Mustang GT 289 1966 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 289 C-code w/ Powersteering
$12,700.00 (19 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Apr-21-2018 18:48:10 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R '17 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R, 526HP, 6Spd Manual, Electronics Pkg, Red Brembo.
$72,500.00
End Date: Monday Apr-23-2018 18:28:28 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $72,500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford Mustang GT PREMIUM 2016 ford mustang gt premium 5.0l
$15,900.00 (76 Bids)
End Date: Friday Apr-20-2018 11:05:13 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

Dietrich Web Consulting