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Ford Mustang 351 V8 1970


Mustang fans, you're in luck. This 1970 Mach 1 is a bargain compared to its big block siblings, so if you're looking for a genuine Mach 1 you can drive anywhere, here it is! With a brawny 351 under the hood, a high-visibility performance look, and an easy-to-drive demeanor, it's the Mustang for guys who love to hit the road.
Few will argue that the 1970 Mustang isn't one of the best-looking designs of the muscle car era, particularly in fastback form. But before we talk about performance and engines and all that, take a look at the special Mach 1 gear this one wears, including the low-profile hood scoop, chin spoiler, rear wing, and Mach 1 rocker panel callouts. None of those parts make the car go any faster, but they sure look like they do! The bright red paint is a little brighter than the original Medium Red, but thanks to a bare-metal repaint a few years ago, it's in excellent condition. It shows only very light signs of use, but nobody's going to complain when they hear the rumble of the V8 or the black strip running down the center of the hood. We're not sure what color it was originally, but if you're going to drive a Hi-Po Mustang, you may as well show off a bit, right?
Few interiors look better than the basic black this Mach 1 sports today. High-back buckets wear Ford's patented "comfort-weave" upholstery which is just that: a woven vinyl that's surprisingly comfortable and helps keep you cool. Matching door panels and black carpets keep it uniformly dressed, although they might be starting to show their age. Ford's twin-cockpit design puts a quartet of gauges ahead of the driver and it sports desirable options like power steering and brakes, a woodgrained steering wheel, and a center console. Gauges are original and operational, although the gauge faces are a little cloudy and while the original AM radio is still in the dash, it's not working and is due for an upgrade. It shows well overall, further proof that the comfort-weave upholstery wears like iron and that someone took exceptionally good care of this car. The trunk is finished with what appears to be the original mat and with the fold-down rear seat, there's a surprising amount of room in this fastback.
The engine is a correct H-code 351 cubic inch V8, the standard engine on the Mach 1. It's been recently rebuilt and upgraded with a Holley aluminum intake and 4-barrel carburetor under the stock air cleaner, but for the most part it looks pretty stock. The big Ford Blue air cleaner dominates the engine bay, but there are plenty of signs of proper maintenance, including fresh belts and hoses. It starts easily and makes great torque, a muscle car trademark and the rebuilt FMX 3-speed automatic transmission makes for relaxed cruising under any conditions. In back there's a 9-inch rear full of 3.00 gears which make high-speed blasts completely effortless. The undercarriage shows off a recent Flowmaster exhaust system, rebuilt power front disc brakes, front suspension, and power steering system, so it's totally ready to cruise. Magnum 500s are the ultimate Mustang wheel, and they wear 215/70/14 white-letter radials that fill the fenders quite well.
Few Mustangs attract more attention than a bright 1970 fastback, and now you can own this one for a fraction of the price of its big-block siblings. Call today!

Features : Vinyl Interior, Front Disc Brakes, Power Brakes, Power Steering, AM Radio, Defrost, Heat


Car Facts

Car type : Car Make : Ford Model : Mustang Model Version : 351 V8 Engine size : 0.0 Model Year : 1970 Location : Atlanta


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About Ford
Ford, founded in 1902, has arguably changed the history of automotive world more than any other car manufacturer by introducing the first people's car Model T in 1908. They had produced more than 15 million cars by the end of the production in 1927, by which T had become obsolete.

Ford launched the first low priced V8 engine powered car in 1932. 1932 V8 was an instant hit with superior handling and performance to many far more expansive cars of the day. No wonder 32 V8 Ford has become such a favourite among hot rodders around the world with 32 Deuce coupe as their icon.

During the war Ford completely shut down civilian vehicle production to dedicate all its resources to the Allied war efforts (1942-45) They used to build B-24 bombers, aircraft engines, jeeps, M-4 tanks, military trucks and Bren-gun carriers and more than 30,000 super-charged Rolls Royce Merlin V-12 engines for Mosquito and Lancaster bombers as well as P-51 Mustang fighters. After the war Ford cars in the USA got bigger and flashier along with their competitors. In the 60's Ford was back in the forefront again when introducing their commercial hit Mustang in 1964. Mustang was so popular the competition had to follow Ford's example and the ponycar phenomenon took over the US. Over the years the ponies grew some muscles until the oil crisis kill finally killed them off.

In the sixties Ford rushed into international motor sports scene with a fury. After unsuccessful Ferrari takeover, when Enzo Ferrari had cut the deal off with Henry Ford II making the latter absolutely boil with fury, Ford turned to Lola in UK to produce a Ferrari beating long distance racer after. The collaboration between Ford and Lola created the mighty Ford GT40 that absolutely beat Ferrari in Le Mans 24 numerous times.

In Europe, Ford introduced some of the most epic race and rally cars of the 60's based on humble family sedans; Cortina GT, Lotus Cortina, Escort Twin Cam, and Escort 1600RS with the iconic Cosworth BDA engines.

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