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The Mustang was clearly marketed as a "secretary's car" when it debuted. The plethora of options (a new development at the time) gave way to the ad phrase "the car designed to be designed by you."

 

A "sporty" car to be sure, but the real Muscle "face" of the car was worked in later, beginning in '67.

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I like that station wagon idea....pretty cool photoshop.

 

As for what "almost" was offered, I really would love to see what Shelby would have done with the big girls! I like to dream that the GT350 would have been a nicely done up Cleveland (if Shelby had still had his hands involved with it, think of the aftermarket parts that might have been!). Of course the GT500 would have to be at least a bumped up 460....or the rumored 500+ inch versions that Ford was dreaming up.

 

I know there was the Shelby Europa, to me it was just like the Mexcian Shelbys....someone else using his name to sell it.

 

Just my .02 censts worth.

 

Actually now that I think about it....if the Boss 302 was carried over like the prototypes showed....but done for the coupes as a performance package, hmmmmmmm.

 

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I know the story on the Twister Special 1970 Mach 1's. But I saw one when I was a kid in person and I just loved the tornado on the rear quarters.

 

So I would have liked a Texas Twister Special since I am a native Texan. Imagine a 1971-73 Twister Special!

 

We have lots of tornados in Texas too!

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Maybe an awd 2000 cobra r with a supercharged 5.4 4 valve would have been nice

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97 F150: wrecked, 96 Dodge 4x4: blown motor / donated to the base

88 Suburban 4x4 355 cid 8 inch lift: sold, 95 Celica 5 speed : sold

68 F750 391 cid : sold,  96 F350 7.3 diesel dually : sold

86 Chevy 1500 305 cid c1500: sold, 73 Mustang mach 1 466 cid 5 speed : under construction

89 F350 4x4 cummins swap : sold, 64 Dodge d600: gone

00 Excursion: traded, 72 Mustang mach 1 302: scrapped

73 Mustang coupe: scrapped, 73 ranchero gt

06 Honda crf 450x : sold, 04 Honda vtx 1800

88 Bronco xlt lariat: sold, 76 Charger: traded

95 F350 4x4: sold , 91 Crown Victoria 302: sold

02 Dakota: traded, 96 f250 powerstroke: parts truck

87 f700, 98 e350 powerstroke: sold

03 land rover: traded, 95 f350 dually: part out

95 f350 dually: traded, 94 f150 4x4: traded

97 f250: sold, 76 Maverick 302: sold

91 240sx rb25: sold, 86 firebird: sold

86 Trans Am: sold, 88 westernstar: sold

89 dodge d350: sold, 2000 Dakota 4x4: sold  

84 f350 3+3: sold, 90 bronco: partout

67 catalina, 64 chevy c60

64 jeep j200, 74 corvette stingray

79 Lincoln mark V, 2013 f350: goldilocks

 

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