Quiz Yourself on 1965-1973 Mustang FactsLast Updated August 8, 2023 | Editorial Team
The Mustang’s revered first generation represents the advent of a classic American car that was beloved by the public because of what it offered: performance, style, and freedom. With such a rich history there are plenty of interesting facts about Ford Mustangs in the 1960's that you may not be aware of.
Take our quiz below to test your knowledge of 1965-1973 Mustang facts!
Who invented the Mustang?
Lee Iacocca invented the Mustang.
What is the year range for the First Generation Mustang?
The year range for the First Generation Mustang is 1964-1973.
What form of motorsports was the Boss 429 built to homologate for?
The Boss 429 was designed to compete in the NASCAR Grand National Division.
How did the Shelby GT350 get its name?
Carroll Shelby asked Phil Remington how many feet was between the buildings and Phil replied 350 feet and it stuck.
How much did the original Mustang sell for?
How many forward gears were on the first Mustang’s automatic transmission?
There were three forward gears on the first Mustang's automatic transmission.
The Mustang was Ford’s most successful automobile launch since which vehicle?
The first Model A was sold in December 2, 1927. By February 4, 1929 over one million Model As had been sold.
Which color was available on the 1969 Mustang?
Groovy Green was available on the 1969 Limited Edition 600 Mustang.
Who was the Mustang originally marketed to?
The Mustang was the first car Ford specifically marketed to women.
How many 1964.5 Mustangs were sold within the first day?
22,000 Mustangs were sold the first day. By the end of the year, Ford sold more than 260,000.
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