(from page 6 of the 1966 Collection)
This Black 1966 Sprint 200 hardtop is owned by Aldo Rivas of Clovis, New Mexico and is our Attitude Of The Week for September 6th, 2009. Aldo writes, I own an all original 1966 Mustang Sprint 200 which I located on Craigslist in September 2006. The Mustang was originally purchased from Muriel Carlson of Seattle WA on March 3, 1966 from Westside Ford, Inc. Seattle WA. The Mustang was posted as a 1966 Mustang Coupe, I started to get more interested when I found out it had 87,000 documented miles, and being an all original Sprint 200. After talking with the owner I found out the Mustang was his fathers who he purchased from the original owner in 1972. I drove to Lake Stevens to have a look at the Mustang and was surprised to see it in such good condition for being original. Today I have 92,000 miles on it, I only take it out on nice days. Some cool things are I have the original owners manual, all receipts from 1972 to present and top ot off the radio works. The only work I have done is a major brake job and minor carburetor rebuild. The Mustang still has the original spare tire that I took to Les Schwab to get inspected and re-inflated. The tires and wheels were purchased from Les Schwab in 1993 when the Mustang had 80,695 miles, so that calculates to the car being driven about 706 miles a year since 1993. I plan on keeping the Mustang original, sure she has some bumps and scratches but that adds to its character. Now if I only bought the 1967 Shelby GT-350 I test drove in El Paso TX in 1986 for the asking price of $7000 OBO, my life would be complete. |
(from page 8 of the 1966 Collection)
Wimbledon White 1966 Mustang with a Sprint 200 engine, right side view
(from page 18 of the 1967 Collection)
Lime Gold 1967 Mustang Sprint 200 "A" hardtop, right side view.
(from page 26 of the 1968 Collection)
A real survivor this Royal Maroon 1968 Mustang Sprint vinyl roof hardtop has 14,976 miles on it. Since 1966, the Sprint options package's main purpose was to offer an engine upgrade to the next largest engine over the popular base model to prevent a shortage. For 1968 this engine was the 195hp (at 4600rpm), 289 cubic inch, 2 barrel V8. Economically priced the Sprint Package from the factory which includes the Argent styled steel wheels, fog lights, and wheel lip moldings.
(from page 5 of the 1972 Collection)
Right side view of a 1972 Mustang hardtop with two-tone white over light medium blue paint of the Sprint "A" Decor package.