1965 1966 Ford Mustang Specifications

What follows are the specifications and other information for the 1965, 1966 Ford Mustang. Model-year 1965 was April 1964 to August 1964.

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Specifications for the 1965, 1966 Ford Mustang:
Wheelbase, inches: 108.0
Length, inches: 181.6
Curb-weight range, pounds: 2,445-2,800 (1965); 2,488-2,800 (1966)
Width, inches: 68.2

Engine Types for the 1965, 1966 Ford Mustang:
I-6: 170 cubic inches; 101 horsepower
I-6: 200 cubic inches; 120 horsepower
V-8: 260 cubic inches; 164 horsepower
V-8: 289 cubic inches; 200-306 horsepower

Transmissions for the 1965, 1966 Ford Mustang:
Automatic: 3-speed
Manual: 3-speed, 4-speed

Model-Year Production for the 1965, 1966 Ford Mustang:
1965: 681,551
1966: 609,946
*Production totals include the GT-350: 562 for 1965, 2,378 for 1966.

Base Prices for the 1965, 1966 Ford Mustang:
Model 1965
Coupe, I-6
Coupe, V-8
Convertible, I-6
Convertible, V-8
Fastback, I-6
Fastback, V-8
GT-350 fastback

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