This is an introductory article about the Ford Mustang where Ford created a new type of sports coupé – the pony car with the “long hood, short deck”.
The Mustang has been in continued production since 1964 although, unlike the Porsche 911, it has gone through some big design changes.
American cars have made little impact on the UK and Europe in the 1960s and 70s. The Mustang and Corvette were at least recognised and treated with interest while the larger cars were dismissed. Continue reading Ford Mustang→
The Ferrari 250 LM was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 1963 as the replacement for the Ferrari 250 GTO.
It was designed to compete in the Le Mans 24 Hours race but the regulators decided the production quantities didn’t meet their rules to quality as a GT car. This forced it to race against prototypes. Continue reading Ferrari 250 LM→
The Ferrari 250 GTO is a legendary car that has become the most expensive car in the world. In October 2013, chassis number 5111GT sold for a new record of $52 million, beating the $35 million paid in May 2012 for another GTO.