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.
In the 1960's Ford wanted to create a compact sports roadster that would both challenge the Corvette and other British roadsters.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Mustang I Concept


Mustang I Concept
11 s
Venom GT
2.5 s
2.7 s

Top speed

Mustang I Concept
100 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
Agera R
260 mph

1/4 mile

Mustang I Concept
18 s
Venom GT
9.95 s
Agera R
10.1 s

Data points Key details of the Ford Mustang I Concept

Number built

Mustang I Concept
2 cars
300 cars
Venom GT
30 cars


Mustang I Concept
109 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

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Ford Mustang I Concept
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


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


Chief designer John Naijar


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


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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