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1966 Ford Mustang Spec Explorer
"Mustang! Fastest million a new car ever had. And here's the sale to kick off the second million. Hardtops, convertibles and fastbacks..." was the Mustang advertisement for the beginning of production for the 1966. Mustang offered "Millionth Mustang Sale" promotion personalized nameplates and for $4.95 motorized Mustang GT toy cars. After only 3 model years; in 1966, Mustang became the third best-selling individual nameplate in American industry. Changes included a floating "corral" around the Mustang horse on the grille; "three-toothed comb" trim on the side coves; a new instrument panel; and federally mandated safety items such as seat belts, padded instrument panel, flashers, and electric windshield wipers and washers. One of the new options was an Interior Decor Group for $94.13 which included four Mustang horses branded into the seat vinyl commonly referred to as the "Pony" interior. Base model prices were $2488 for the hardtop, $2519 for the fastback, and $2650 for the convertible. Engines offered where the 120hp(200ci 6-cylinder), 200hp(289ci V8), 225hp(289, V8), and 271hp(289, high-performance V8).

Example of a Mustang from 1966
Sales Brochure cover
1966 Mustang Sales Brochure pages (click on to view)

This is the 1966 Ford Mustang promotional booklet. The most number of Mustangs were sold in 1966. A total of 607,568. Maybe it was this promotional brochure that made it so popular?

Available 1966 Mustang exterior paint colors

1966 Engines
code   engine  
T 120hp 200ci standard 6-cylinder
C 200hp 289ci optional V8
A 225hp 289ci optional V8
K 271hp 289ci High Perf V8
Styles, Models & Special Editions
Hardtop, Fastback, & Convertible
Mustang GT
Shelby GT350 & GT350H
Millionth Mustang Edition
Sprint 200 Limited Edition
Anniversary Gold Mustang
High Country Special
T-5 Ford
Silver Mink Limited Edition
Players Special Edition

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