1965 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE - 39800 Sold* at PBCCA Palm Beach 2006 - Lot #665.1 1965 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/39800/39800_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #665.1

1965 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE

Auction PBCCA Palm Beach 2006
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 665.1
Year 1965
Make FORD
Model MUSTANG
Style CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 5T07C168813
Exterior Color DYNASTY GREEN
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 0
Transmission
Description

Lot #665.1 - Ford Factory Prototype made by Ben Smith, designer of original 1957, 1958, 1959 Ford Skyliner Retractable Hardtop and designer of the White Ford Mustang 1965 Retractable Hard Top Convertible, reputedly to have cost Ford $250,000! Ford program was scraped and car was presumed to be destroyed. Later Ben Smith built a few of these Mustang Retractables on his own. It took 1000 man hours to build as a result of the time and high expenses. Venture was discontinued by Ben Smith.
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