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1969 Ford Mustang Hardtop

 

 

This 1969 Ford Mustang Hardtop is an example of the iconic first-generation Mustang and its gorgeous green paintwork is a highlight. Under the bonnet is a naturally-aspirated 302 cubic-inch (4.9-litre) V8 engine which sends its power to the rear wheels. The transmission in this car is an automatic. Its odometer currently shows 51,261 miles.

 

 

You don’t have to be a car enthusiast to appreciate the Ford Mustang – arguably one of the most iconic cars of all time. Introduced in 1964 and inspired by the P51 Mustang fighter, the Ford Mustang quickly became the marque’s premier muscle car. It was designed as a four-seater, was intended to be highly optionable to suit varying tastes, and featured sports-car attributes such as bucket seats and a floor-mounted shifter. These aspects earned it the reputation as the people’s sports car. The Mustang achieved sales success instantly, selling a million cars in just two years. It was so successful that rival car makers introduced their own iconic models such as the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger and Pontiac Firebird. Continual updates to the first-gen Mustang saw incremental improvements, exemplified by this 1969 update car.

 

 

Painted Silver Jade green on its exterior and upholstered with black vinyl inside the cabin, Mustang specifications like these don’t come by often. The car’s hardtop is wrapped in black vinyl and the bodywork features chrome highlights befitting of its era. There are no aftermarket modifications to speak of, apart from a set of additional brake lights mounted inside the rear window. The car rides on a set of 14-inch wheels wrapped in Kelly Charger tyres.

 

 

This car has lived a country life in northern Victoria for much of its history. The current owner took possession in 2020 from its second owner who kept the car for 50 years. Much of its maintenance is believed to have been completed by its second owner himself, a man who restored cars in his spare time. Its last full service was in 2014 where the engine and radiator was replaced by Gardiner’s in Gisborne, VIC. Since then the car has been driven sparingly, only to keep it ticking along. The owner notes a non-functional fuel gauge.

 

 

Exterior condition of this Ford Mustang is decent for its age. The owner understands it has been repainted once in its life and the green paintwork now shows in good order in all parts. The vinyl roof also appears in good order, though the owner notes a small cut in the trim. Some stone chips are seen on the lower portion of the driver’s door, while some light surface scratches appear on the rear left quarter panel. There is a paint bubble on the cowl, surface rust to the exhaust, and a small chip in the fuel filler. All four wheels appear with light patina and no kerb rash, though the tyres could be replaced with newer units.

 

 

 

Inside the cabin this Mustang has held up fairly considering its age. Items to note are the split in the top of the driver’s seat, carpet scuffing, and cracks in the dashboard. There are elements of surface rust on the floor pan. Upholstery remains in decent condition and holds an original shape.

 

 

To the best of the sellers knowledge, this listing is accurate and not misleading in anyway. As per Trading Garage’s Terms and Conditions, although Trading Garage have completed the following checks, bidders must satisfy themselves to the accuracy of the description and do any research, they feel necessary before bidding. All listings are sold in Australian dollars. This vehicle is currently registered in Victoria under a club permit. There are no security interests registered on the PPSR against the serial number and it is not recorded as written off or stolen.

 

 

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