1972 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE - 162626Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #709 1972 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/162626/162626_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #709 - Introduced at the twilight of the muscle car era, the 1971-73 Ford Mustangs can rightly be called the last "real" Mustangs of the first generation. The largest Mustangs to date, they were nonetheless impressively stylish, especially in the convertible form as seen in this remarkably original 1972 drop-top. Registering just over 45,200 miles, title shows exempt, this Mustang convertible still retains its original sheet metal is rust free and has never been hit. This Mustang remains almost entirely unrestored with the exception of a color change to Grabber Blue paint complete with the silver Mach 1 side stripes and lower body accents. The car likewise still runs under the power of its original drivetrain, which comprises a 302cid V-8 engine, the only 302 still on the optional equipment list in 1972, and a 3 speed automatic transmission. All the car's mechanical and electrical components are original, with the exception of such typical maintenance items as tires, brakes, battery and other components that normally require periodic replacement to maintain proper performance. The engine compartment is exemplary of the car's condition, maintaining even the original paint on the air cleaner and most of the engine block. The car has also been thoroughly detailed inside and out and all body lines and gaps aligned. The original White interior is also remarkably fresh. In addition to its upscale driveline, the car is very well equipped with power steering and power front disc brakes, factory air conditioning, color keyed racing mirrors with driver's remote, tinted glass, front spoiler and added chrome Magnum 500 wheels. From the Scott Thomas Collection.
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