(5 photos of a 1968 Meadowlark Yellow Mustang Fastback) Meadowlark Yellow 1968 Mustang C-4 automatic V8 302 4 barrel engine and turn signal hood.|
(5 photos of a 1968 Sunlit Gold Mustang T-5 Convertible) This amazing 1968 Sunlit Gold T-5 Mustang comes to us from Mario Sikorski of Ingolstadt, Germany, and was our featured Attitude Of The Week for December 7th, 2008. Mario tells us that his T-5 has been restored, has all its matching factory numbers, and according to the Marti report this is a one of a kind. When these cars were exported to Germany, Ford could not register the "Mustang" name for sale. Ford replaced the "Mustang" emblems with "T-5" emblems. T-5 Mustangs exist from 1964 through 1979.
(12 photos of a 1968 Wimbledon White Mustang Shelby GT-350 Fastback) The Wimbledon White with blue Lemans stripes 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-350. This Shelby has a 250 hp, 302 cubic inch, V8 engine; and was the Attitude Of The Week for 9-30-2007. In preparation for 1968 production, Shelby moved its manufacturing site from Southern California to Michigan due to the need of high quality fiberglass which was being used for more of the Shelby components. This car has the 15 x 7 inch 10-spoke aluminum wheels option.
(4 photos of a 1968 Presidential Blue Mustang Hardtop) Presidential Blue 1968 Mustang with 230 hp (at 4800rpm), 302 cubic inch, 4 barrel, V8 engine.
(15 photos of a 1968 Candy Apple Red Mustang GT California Special Hardtop) Candy Apple Red Mustang GT/CS with 230 hp (302 cubic inch) 4 barrel, V8 engine. The CS stands for California Special which included a Shelby style decklid with a spoiler, sequential taillights, and a blacked-out grille with out Mustang identification. The GT was also missing from the normal GT wheelcovers. A similar option package was available in Colorado called the High Country Special.
(7 photos of a 1968 Acapulco Blue Mustang GT California Special Hardtop) Acapulco Blue 1968 Mustang GT California Special. This car was originally Lime Gold with a gold interior, but it is an original California Special model. The California Special included a front grille with no horse or other emblem, Marchal or Lucas fog lights (this one has Lucas fog lamps), competition style hood locks/pins, turn signals integrated in the hood, Shelby style side scoops,
GT/CS Striping and California special script, fiberglass trunk lid and extensions (same as the Shelby convertible), horizontal tail lights (same as 65 Thunderbird and 68 Shelby), pop off gas cap, and plain GT wheel covers (although this one has GT wheel covers).
(6 photos of a 1968 Highland Green Mustang GT Hardtop) Highland Green 1968 Mustang GT with 230 hp (at 4800 rpm), 302 cubic inch, 4 barrel, V8 engine.
(12 photos of a 1968 Brittany Blue Mustang Convertible) Brittany Blue 1968 Mustang convertible, left front view. This one has some GT options such as the reflective side C stripe and GT style wheels.
(13 photos of a 1968 Candy Apple Red Mustang GT High Country Special Hardtop) Candy Apple Red 1968 Mustang GT High Country Special with a litte bit of front end damage. 250 of these cars were built by the San Jose plant for the Colorado area in 1968 and followed the tradition of GT upgrades and HCS side emblem found on the 1966 and 67 High Country Specials. The 1968 California Special was inspired by the three year successful run of High Country Specials. These HCS models featured a carburetor jetted for high altitude driving, side scoops, a factory fiberglass trunk lid with molded in spoiler, Shelby style taillights, namesake decals, horse delete grille, high-intensity fog/driving lights, hood pins and a stripe decal down each side of the vehicle.
(4 photos of a 1968 Seafoam Green Mustang GT Hardtop) Seafoam Green 1968 Mustang GT hardtop owned by Dave. Dave comments, "The car was restored in 2000. I purchased it in 2005. It is a 'J' code Mustang with the 302 4-BBL engine with C-4 transmission. It is the original color Seafoam Green. The interior was changed to black when it was restored - the original was Ivy Green. The most interesting story is that I found the build sheet behind the dash when I was replacing bulbs in the instrument cluster and it confirmed everything that was on the car."
(11 photos of a 1968 Medium Blue Mustang Shelby GT-350 Fastback) Medium Blue 1968 Shelby GT-350 with J-code 250hp, 302 cubit inch, 4 barrel, V8 engine, and standard GT-350/500 wheels/hubcaps. These wheels have a mag-style hubcap with simulated lug nuts.
(13 photos of a 1968 Olive Green Mustang Rainbow Of Colors Branded Hardtop) mustang This double unique, special model, Mustang was our featured Attitude of the Week for the week of December 13th, 2009. Robbie Tromp from the Netherlands has restored this Olive Green 1968 Rainbow of Colors promotional Mustang which is also a Branded Special. This olive green is one of 13 special colors which a new Mustang owner could order along with several upgrades in the west coast Rainbow of Colors promotion. Also during this time dealers could add a Branded Special emblem to further promote a car. Amazingly this car is both! This was the first Olive Green Rainbow of Colors promotional Mustang that found us. A few months ago, Wolfgang Kohrn of ponysite.de, contacted us about finding a unique originally painted, olive green, 1968, Mustang in the Netherlands which had all the options and special order data to indicate that it was the first car found of this unique color. This is that car which is also featured on Wolfgang's site. So far we've only found 9 names of the 13 colors of the promotion. This green was not one of them, so we've been temporarily calling it Olive Green. If you know the official color name, let us know. About the same time, Jeff from Oregon, emailed us on his newest purchase of an olive green 1968 Mustang which turns out to be a sister car to Robbie's because the share the same DSO order area, special order number, and therefore ordered by the same dealer which was, Lou Gerard Motors, in Redding, California. Look at the other photos of this car, Robbie has much more information.
(3 photos of a 1968 Sunlit Gold Mustang Shelby GT-350 Hertz Convertible) This is the first Shelby GT-350 built in 1968. It's also a Sunlit Gold Hertz car. The owner is Randy Cantrell from North Carolina. Randy tells us more, "This car has been in my family since 1970. It was my brother's car. He was killed in 1972. His wife had a hard time driving a straight drive. I had just turned 16 and gotten my 1st car - a 1965 2+2 fastback 289 auto. My brother's wife asked me if I would trade my car for the Shelby. I didn't hesitate and I've had it ever since. I had no ideal it was the 1st 68 GT-350 convertible made until Peter Disher from www.thecoralsnake.com did the an article on the car. Needless to say it's a special car to me." Peter Disher discovered that Shelby's first four conversions on 1968 Mustangs where Hertz show cars - a GT350 convertible, GT350 fastback, GT500 convertible, and a GT500 fastback. Each was painted Sunlit Gold. And THIS is the GT350 Hertz convertible.
(1 photo of a 1968 Wimbledon White Mustang Shelby GT-350 Convertible) Wimbledon White 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-350 convertible with a 230hp (at 4800rpm), 302 cubic inch, 4 barrel V8 engine.
(8 photos of a 1968 Dandelion Yellow Mustang GT Rainbow Of Colors Fastback) Reiny van Uden of the Netherlands just sent us this updated photo of his new Special Order Yellow 1968 Rainbow of Colors promotional Mustang GT. The GT stripe and wheels were put back to their original style. The 1968 Rainbow of Colors promotion offered new Mustang owners a choice of one of 13 or more colors of the rainbow with wild names. Some of the wild yellow paint names were Dandelion Yellow, Yummy Yellow, and Razzle-Dazzle Yellow. Most of the cars we have seen were baselevel Mustang hardtops, so this is a special car. Color matching the original paint shows this car was restored to its original bright Dandelion Yellow (Ford special paint code WT6018) which was one of the 13 colors. Also view this video of this car and others of Reiny's.
(14 photos of a 1968 Wimbledon White Mustang Shelby GT-350 Convertible) Wimbledon White 1968 Mustang Shelby GT-350 convertible with a 306hp, 302 cubic inch, Shelby customized 4 barrel V8 engine. This car was restored to its original code M Wimbledon White paint with 1630 Blue stripes, white top, code 6A Black Decor Bucket interior, 302 4V V8 engine, 4 speed transmission, 3.89 rear exle ratio, power disc brakes, power steering, power parchment top, tilt away steering, air conditioning, tach and trip odometer, tinted glass, visibility group, wheel lip moulding, AM radio, and heavy duty battery. It must be incredible with the top down.
(5 photos of a 1968 Candy Apple Red Mustang Shelby GT-350 Fastback) Candy Apple Red 1968 Shelby GT350 fastback with all the custom Shelby accents and a 306hp, 302 cubic inch, 4 barrel, V8 engine.
(8 photos of a 1968 Sunlit Gold Mustang Convertible) Sunlit Gold 1968 Mustang convertible with 1966 Mustang standard wheel covers; metal rocker panel trim; and an automatic 230hp (at 4800rpm), 302 cubic inch, 4 barrel V8 engine.
(10 photos of a 1968 Candy Apple Red Mustang Shelby GT-350 Fastback) Candy Apple Red 1968 Shelby GT350 fastback with the 1968 Shelby hood with forward facing vents, Shelby front fascia, side air scoop, white GT350 side stripe, grille mounted driving lights, added Magnum 500 wheels, and a 302ci 4-barrel V8 Cobra engine. The paint, headers, and wheels have been replaced.
(3 photos of a 1968 Candy Apple Red Mustang Shelby GT-350 Convertible) Candy Apple Red 1968 Mustang Shelby GT350 convertible with its white top up and a 302 cubic inch, 4 barrel V8 engine under the hood.