1960s Classic Ford Cars

The 1960s Classic Ford Cars Channel covers popular antique Fords from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of 1960s classic Ford cars.

Check out these 1969-1970 Ford Mustang specifications to see how they shadowed their predecessors. You'll find vital details on the engines transmissions and other components.

The 1965-1966 Ford Mustang dawned a new era for American cars. The Mustang was based on the workaday Ford Falcon. Take a peek under the hood with these 1965-1966 Ford Mustang specifications.

The 1967- 1968 Ford Mustang had a lot more horsepower than its predecessors. Not only did it have the extra power, but also a more bulky exterior. Check out these useful 1967-1968 Ford Mustang specifications.

Larry Shinoda brought to Ford a sense of no-nonsense car-guy cool. Learn how Shinoda left his mark on Mustang with his work on the 1969 and 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302.

The movie was Bullitt. A glorious seven-minute chase scene featured a 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 fastback pursuing a 1968 Dodge Charger R/T 440. Read more about the movie that's central to the Mustang myth.

In 1969 and 1970 the Mustang had it all -- except buyers. Learn all about the personalities, the updated designs and the rocky road for 1969 and 1970 Ford Mustangs.

Joe Oros oversaw designs for nearly every Ford vehicle for a dozen years, but his biggest success was a rush job: the Ford Mustang. Read in his own words how the winning design came together.

Gale Halderman was instrumental in the creation of the first Ford Mustang, sketching the final prototype and overseeing the production of a full-scale model. Read his first-hand account of the process.

Carroll Shelby was as temperamental as his customized Mustangs were powerful in the 1960s. See how his supercharged cars were a hit for Ford and how he then broke away from the company.

When time came for the Ford Mustang's first significant revamp it was clear the original pony car would have to fight for sales. Find out how Ford fine-tuned the Mustang in 1967 and 1968.

It was the newest thing in showrooms and American culture and everyone seemed enthralled by it -- except for a couple of reviewers. Learn how the 1965 and 1966 Ford Mustang became such hot sellers.

It was a long journey from the idea of a sleek American sports car to the first Ford Mustang. Learn about the many dead ends and how worried Ford execs settled on the right formula.

The 1966 Ford Fairlane 427 was built to rival its competition. Ford developed an all-new 221-cubic-inch V-8 and a bored-out 260-cid engine for the Fairlane. The Fairlane was also used in NASCAR racing during the 60s. Learn more about the Ford Fairlane 427.