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1971 Ford LTD Convertible Coupe

The 1971 Ford LTD Convertible Coupe was the first ragtop introduced in the very popular LTD series. Standard equipment included power front disc brakes, a self-regulating clock and woodgrain interior appliques. Read about and see pictures of this classic car.

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  • 1966-1977 Ford Bronco
    1966-1977 Ford Bronco

    The 1966-1977 Ford Bronco offered the best of both freeway and off-road driving. Ford developed the Bronco as an answer to the growing popularity of off-road vehicles. Learn more about the 1966-1977 Ford Bronco. See more »

  • 1970 Ford Torino GT Convertible
    1970 Ford Torino GT Convertible

    The 1970 Ford Torino GT Convertible was flashy and fast and could reach 60 mph in 8 seconds thanks to its 429-cubic inch Cobra Jet engine. NASCAR tapped it to be the official pace car of the stock-car racing circuit. Read more about this powerful classic. See more »

  • 1971 1972 1973 Ford Mustang
    1971 1972 1973 Ford Mustang

    Just as buyers were about to switch to fuel-efficient models, Ford came out with its biggest brawniest Ford Mustang yet. Learn about the reaction among the public and automotive reviewers to the 1971 Ford Mustang. See more »

  • 1971 Ford LTD Convertible Coupe
    1971 Ford LTD Convertible Coupe

    The 1971 Ford LTD Convertible Coupe was the first ragtop introduced in the very popular LTD series. Standard equipment included power front disc brakes, a self-regulating clock and woodgrain interior appliques. Read about and see pictures of this classic car. See more »

  • 1971-1978 Ford Capri/Capri II
    1971-1978 Ford Capri/Capri II

    Ford Motor Company thought it was launching a European Mustang when its British and German branches developed the sport coupe. The Ford Capri, first sold in Europe, was a hit as a Mercury in the United States. Check out the Capri/Capri II and see pictures of this car. See more »

  • 1971-1980 Ford Pinto
    1971-1980 Ford Pinto

    The 1971-1980 Ford Pinto was a marketing success however it faced a fire controversy during its run. The car was designed to compete with the growing Japanese subcompact class of cars. Learn all about the history of the 1971-1980 Ford Pinto. See more »

  • 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 Ford Mustang
    1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 Ford Mustang

    The Mustang II was reasonably popular in its time, but history has pushed it to the bottom of fans’ consciousness. Find out how an energy crisis and government regulations broke this pony car. See more »

  • 1979 1980 1981 Ford Mustang
    1979 1980 1981 Ford Mustang

    Mustang began a second revolution with the sophisticated "New Breed" of 1979. It was a new kind of Ford pony car but was every inch a Mustang. Learn more about the 1979-1981 Ford Mustang. See more »

  • Jack Telnack: Chief Designer of the 1979 Ford Mustang
    Jack Telnack: Chief Designer of the 1979 Ford Mustang

    Designer Jack Telnack joined Ford in 1958 where he worked on the very first pony car in Joe Oros' Ford Studio. Read Telnack's story on the creation of the 1979-1981 generation of Mustangs. See more »

  • 1971 1972 1973 Ford Mustang Specifications
    1971 1972 1973 Ford Mustang Specifications

    The 1971 1972 1973 Mustang differed greatly from previous generations of the famous car. Today, these cars are now getting respect from car collectors. See these 1971, 1972 and 1973 Ford Mustang specifications. See more »

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