What Is the Mustang Rainbow of Colors Promotion?Last Updated March 10, 2022 | Andrew Boyle
In the late 1960s, the Mustang Rainbow of Colors promotion allowed customers the choice of 13 bold colors such as Hot Pink, Poppy Green, Flower Power Red, and Dandelion Yellow. This promotion was available to customers in the western United States.
The K-Code engine was first available to Mustang buyers in 1964 and lasted until 1967. Less than one percent of the 1.7 million Mustangs produced were actually equipped with a K-Code engine. The K-Code Mustang is a highly sought-after vehicle by classic car collectors.
With only 50 models produced, the Mustang E is one of the rare early Mustangs known for fuel-efficiency. Only available as a fastback, it featured a 250ci 6-cylinder engine and no air conditioning. In can be identified by its unique badging on the rear fenders.
The 1968 Challenger Special offered budget-conscious drivers a way to add more power and performance to the base 1968 Mustang. This package was limited to dealerships in Mississippi and featured a set of Shelby intakes and 4118 Holley carburetor.
Available only from Ford dealers in MD, PA, and WV in 1967, the Mustang Blazer Limited Edition was an attempt by Ford to keep the momentum going in regional markets. The entirely cosmetic upgrade was targeted towards bringing more women to the Mustang brand.