Ford Mustang I Concept 

  • built in USA
  • 1962
  • 109 HP 1.9L
  • 100 mph
Roy Lunn and Herb Misch of Ford designed the chassis to accommodate four-wheel independent suspension, rack and pinion steering and disc brakes.
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In the 1960's Ford wanted to create a compact sports roadster that would both challenge the Corvette and other British roadsters.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Mustang I Concept

0-60mph

Mustang I Concept
11 s
Veyron
2.7 s
LaFerrari
2.7 s

Top speed

Mustang I Concept
100 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

1/4 mile

Mustang I Concept
18 s
LaFerrari
9.72 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Ford Mustang I Concept

Number built

Mustang I Concept
2 cars
LaFerrari
499 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Mustang I Concept
109 HP
Veyron
987 HP
LaFerrari
950 HP

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Ford Mustang I Concept

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In 1962 the first mid-engine road-car was released by ATS, a small company founded with the help of Carlos Chiti and Giotto Bizzarrini.
The engine itself was a an unusual V4 which was originally designed for an economy car called the Cardinal.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ford
Type of car Concept car
Year 1962
Number built 2 cars

design

Chief designer John Naijar

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 3.3:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

road tests

Top speed 100 mph
1/4 mile 18 s
0-60mph 11 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 14.17 lb/hp
Maximum hp 109 HP @ 6,400 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,927 cc
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,544 lb
Height 40 in
Length 154 in
Front track width 48 in
Wheelbase 90 in
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