(from page 9 of the 1965 Collection)
This 1965 Mustang hardtop is painted a special order color, Rose Beige. It was offered on the Ford Thunderbird in 1965 as paint code W. This one also has a white interior and white vinyl top. |
(from page 4 of the 1967 Collection)
This is an original Purple Metallic 1967 Mustang hardtop owned by Curly Long from Indiana. It was our featured Attitude Of The Week starting 10-5-08. Curly purchased the car from its second owner in 2004 - who knew little about the car's history. Curly sent a sample of the original paint to Marti Autoworks who provided him with the color and color code - Purple Metallic, color code M3203-A. Curly adds, "I've talked to the folks at Marti Autoworks about the car and they are aware of only one other '67 Mustang painted Purple Metallic (it is in Iowa). The car was ordered into Chicago and was an 'Order Type: Fleet". I am currently working with the Village Manager in Lombard, Illinois concerning the car. They are called 'Lilac Town' and have or had a fleet of purple cars. We are trying to determine if my car was ever a part of their fleet or the personal car of one of the city officials." If you can offer Curly any assistance with the origins of his car, please comment below.
(from page 26 of the 1968 Collection)
Erik from British Columbia is trying to find out more about this Special Order purple painted 1968 Mustang hardtop (and possibly also a Cougar) that was built early 1968 and ordered in BC, Canada (DSO B7, blank paint code). The paint appears to be Ford WT9083 special order purple paint which was used in the Rainbow of Colors - West Coast promotion but we have found no evidence of this promotion further north than the Salt Lake City area. The paint is over a metallic blue but the purple paint is painted everywhere as usually done by the factory when the trim is all off (we've seen other factory special painted Mustangs with a different color underneath). Erik, who owns this car, has a friend in BC who owns a Cougar with the same paint. Contact us or Erik if you know of others or have any ideas.
(from page 6 of the 1969 Collection)
Check out this Wild Violet 1969 Mustang hardtop from Tracey Russell from Adelaide, South Australia. Tracey tells us, "Growing up as a child with Grandparents who were founding members of the Studebaker Club in Western Australia, did a lot for my interest in American Classics. They also had service stations and I was always playing with dinky cars on a road mat/carpet. I fell in love with the 'pony car' at a young age and always said I would get one... come Mid Life Crisis and Woolahhhh There she is! Imported originally from the US to Queensland and restored from a Champagne Gold / Nugget Gold trim to the XY GT colour of Wild Violet. She appealed to me instantly and I fell in love. Purchased from South Australia by a girl who brought her from Qld and then I shipped her home to Western Australia. Joined the MOCWA and became a committee member and learnt more about the passion. Moved to SA in Nov 08 as the 'car scene' here is huge. Although missing the Motorplex and being in a drag crew for a '66 Stang... Racestang! So here we are two and a half years down the
track and doing her up bit by bit. I have made a few modifications like mags, extractors, interior etc. - not to mention the odd mechanical hick ups of an ol' gal. But all in all I could never sell her even though she does turn heads being so WILD. So Wildstang and I are in love and my children are waiting for the day to fight over the ownership! hehe
Drive safe and happy cruzin."
(from page 22 of the 1969 Collection)
This is a 1969 fastback Mustang with a custom Ultra Violet paint job owned by Ed Aldrich of Pollock Pines, California. He says, "In 1994 I found a great deal on a 1969 Mustang Sportsroof. I had a 76 Cobra II and my Dad had a 67 Mustang 2+2. Both cars were done so I was looking for another project. I told my Dad if he didn't buy this 1969 Sportsroof I would. We looked at the car, it was rough but rust free, so my Dad bought it and I ended up buying a 1976 Stallion. The 69 was Acapulo Blue with white interior, 6 cylinder and three speed manual transmission. Manual steering and brakes. I built three models of 69 Mustangs to help my Dad decide what to do with the car. One was blue with white Lemans stripes, one was laser red with gold Mach 1 stripes and one was purple with 70 Boss 302 stripes. My Dad liked the Purple car best. We had the the logo in the stripe changed from Boss 302 to Plum 302 so people wouldn't think we were trying to make a Boss clone. The color is now Ford Ultra Violet with white 70 Boos 302 type stripes. A custom 70 Mach 1 type decal on the deck lid the the Mustang name cut into it by Graphic Express. Inside the car we ungraded to a black Mach 1 interior with purple accents, a console with Motorsport gauges, Grant steering wheel, a Sony stereo with a 800 watt amp purple amp and sub-woofers in the trunk. A full size spare tire is behind the custom amp mounting panel. The car in now powered by a 4V 302 detailed in purple and backed by a top loader 4 speed with Hurst shifter and Mustang II shift knob. More dress up items include front and rear spoilers, hood pins, rear window louvers, hood scoop with 302 emblems, center mounted Mustang grille emblem, 1966 Mustang rocker panel moldings, Spin Tech side exhaust, American Racing Vector wheels with spinner center caps. To make the car more fun the drive the most recent upgrades have been power brakes and Borgeson power steering."
(from page 11 of the 1970 Collection)
Check out Robert Garcia's 1970 Mustang fastback. It's painted in Perfect Purple and Alabaster Grey. Robert tells us, "I bought this car in 1986 when I was 15 years old. In 1992 I was hit by a drunk driver and have been hauling the car around every time I moved. Finally in 2009 I started the restoration project and finished it in 2013. 302 with Hooker headers, Holley carb, and Lunati cam. Mustang II front end, VintageAir A/C, and Heidts 4 link rear suspension."
(from page 31 of the 1970 Collection)
mustang Did Ford really make a Purple 1970 Mustang Twister Special Mach 1 Mustang? Well, at least a 1/18th scale, die cast model was made of one. We are looking into the references of a 1967 Twister Special Mustang offered in the Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana area. If you have more information on this toy or a purple Twister Special, let us know.
(from page 5 of the 1987 Collection)
Maroon almost purple 1987 Mustang ASC McLaren modified convertible with McLaren body kit which includes body panels and a conversion from a coupe to convertible, custom paint, hood vents, aftermarket wheels, black ostrich leather seats (don't worry no ostriches where harmed), and a modified 5.0L V8 engine.
(from page 8 of the 1989 Collection)
This purple 1989 Mustang notchback was on display at the 29th Annual Central Illinois Ford Day Show in Bloomington, Illinois. It has yellow accents and a supercharger!
(from page 3 of the 1993 Collection)
Purple 1993 Mustang LX convertible owned by Trish Ledbetter from Celina, Tennessee. Trish tells us more, "I purchased the car four years ago. It was a factory LX 5.0 5-speed. I pulled the motor put in a 5.0 bored .40 with 5-speed, 3.73 gear ratio, converted to 5-lug, and full length headers. I bought a black widow hood along with the GTS full body kit. I painted the car bright metallic purple along with custom made Boss decals. The car has really came along way. I'm proud with the turn out and would like to show it off."
(from page 7 of the 1994 Collection)
This is a 1994 Mustang GT coupe in the rare Iris purple exterior paint. In 1994 only 1304 of the 123,198 Mustangs sold was ordered with this color. This car has been modified with several aftermarket performance items.
(from page 1 of the 1996 Collection)
Extreme Rainbow 1996 Mustang Saleen S281 owned by Clive Naylor from the UK. This Saleen came from the Saleen factory in the color shifting Extreme Rainbow paint. The car has less than 10000 miles on the clock. It has a 4.6L V8 engine and a manual transmission. Look at all the Mustangs at this car show in the UK.
(from page 1 of the 1996 Collection)
1996 Mystic Cobra owned by Matt Larson from Illinois. This was our featured Attitude Of The Week picture for the week of March 9th, 2008. A quantity of 2000 of the 1996 Mustang Cobras were painted with this special "Mystic" paint which changed colors depending on the light: from purple to green to copper in a bright light. This Mystic color was a $815 option and a bodyshop could purchase the paint for $1000 a gallon (1.5 gallons to paint a Cobra, it was a one coat application). Click here to to see the other paint colors offered in 1996 with the help of our Data Explorer.
(from page 2 of the 1996 Collection)
Mystic 1996 Mustang SVT Cobra owned by Marc L from Ft Lauderdale, Florida. This was our featured Attitude Of The Week photo for 5-18-08. Mark tells us more, "1996 Mystic cobra #242 with 12,675 miles as of 5/8/08. Includes build sheet, window sticker all SVT docs - like predelivery forms and even key code tab. I have installed a SLP Loudmouth exhaust with 3-inch tips with a upper X-pipe, 17-inch chrome Cobra R wheels (10" in rear 8" in the front) with new Nitto 555 Extreme tires, 4.10 racing gears, Steeda unidrive pulleys, upper Big Mouth filter with a power pipe, super chip, B&M short shifter, Eibach sport springs, Billet grille, and some interior & under hood billet parts. Always runs Amzoil synthetic oils. I have all original parts excluding tires and exhaust. It includes full car cover. This car runs perfect, its always garage kept, and in perfect condition not a scratch on it, even the interior smells new inside. You want a bad ride for the $$$, that is noticed everywhere, can be driven anywhere, and bring home the trophies to ...THIS is the car."
(from page 4 of the 1996 Collection)
This is a Deep Violet 1996 Mustang GT coupe. This purple color was only available on the 1996 and 1997 Mustangs. This one has the 4.6L SOHC V8.
(from page 5 of the 1996 Collection)
1996 Mystic Mustang Cobra with a 281hp (281ci, 4.6 liter) double overhead cam, electronic fuel injected V8 engine which was only available for the Cobra.
(from page 5 of the 1996 Collection)
Deep Violet 1996 V6 Mustang coupe with a gray interior. This one has the base level 3.8 liter V6 engine. The engine puts out 145 horsepower stock.
(from page 7 of the 1996 Collection)
Deep Violet 1996 Mustang GT owned by Tammy Lansford from Toronto, Ohio. This color was only offered in 1996 and 1997. Tammy's GT has vents added to the rear quarter glass.
(from page 8 of the 1996 Collection)
Mystic 1996 Mustang Cobra owned by Jessie Thomas from Baselton, Georgia. This is our featured Attitude Of The Week starting April, 24, 2016. This Cobra has the 4.6L V8 engine and a manual transmission. The color shifting paint changes from a purple to green and even to a copper in the sunlight. Jessie tells us about some of his changes, "Mild built with normal exhaust and CAI upgrades. Cobra R hood and special edition Saleen wing all painted to match. 18" chrome Saleen wheels."
(from page 10 of the 1996 Collection)
Mystic 1996 Cobra Mustang coupe at the 2011 Mustang Roundup car show held in Bellevue, Washington. The Mystic exterior color gives off shades of purple, green, and blue depending on the light. Even on this overcast day, the color is amazing.