Category Archives: 1980s Classic Cars

Ford Mustang

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

Ferrari 348

The mid-engined, rear wheel drive Ferrari 348 is the replacement for the Ferrari 328. It was launched in 1989 and continued in production until 1995 when it was replaced by the Ferrari F355.

It came in two forms, the 348 tb for the coupé and the 348 ts for the convertible.

Ferrari 348
Ferrari 348, photo details

Unlike the move from the 308 to the 328,  this was a bigger change in the “small Ferrari”. Continue reading Ferrari 348