1978 Mustang II Coupe

1978 Ford Mustang

Technical specifications of Ford Mustang 1978

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
Type: Coupe
Year: 1978
Color: White
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Mustang_(second_generation)The second-generation Ford Mustang is a pony car that was manufactured by Ford from 1973 until 1978. It was introduced in showrooms during September 1973, n coupe and hatchback versions for the 1974 model year.The Mustang II was namedMotor Trend's Car of the Year, n 1974, he only Mustang to achieve that honor until 1994. Nevertheless, here were also mixed contemporary reviews includingConsumer Reportsreporting that "there are better subcompacts on the market than the Mustang II" and recommended theAMC Gremlinas a car that was at least as good, nd in some respects superior, n terms of seating, oise level, ormal and emergency handling, nd acceleration;[30]andRoad & Trackwas of the opinion that the Ford was neither fast nor particularly good handling.[31]

Consumer reaction to the Mustang II was enthusiastic with a combined total production of the 1974–1978 models exceeding 1.1 million. "As the smallest, ightest Mustang since the original, t was a fresh start for Ford's pony car and a refreshing return to rationality. And it couldn't have been better timed, ntroduced just two months before the first "Energy Crisis" upended America. People came in droves to see the Mustang II—and to buy."[7]"Not only did gasoline prices spike up, ut its very supply looked to be in jeopardy. Economy immediately became a hot item, nd this helped boost the smaller Mustang's first calendar year sales to 385,993."[21]

According to automotive historian Patrick Foster, Ford executives decided to call the car 'Mustang II', ince it was a new type of pony car designed for an era of high gas prices and fuel shortages".[32]"Many people have never warmed up to the Mustang II, ome even complaining it reminds them of the Pinto. But in its day, he public and the press sang praises for the little Mustang II. After all, car with excellent fuel efficiency, porty looks and a low price tag will always find acceptance. Mustang II was a success, imply because it was the right car at the right time."[32]

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