(14 photos of a 1997 Black Mustang GT Convertible) Black 1997 Mustang GT convertible with a 215hp (at 4400rpm), 4.6 liter (232ci), single overhead cam, V8 engine. 1997 models had a slightly larger grille opening than the 1996's to allow more air to the new cooling system.|
(4 photos of a 1997 Deep Violet Thistle Purple Mustang GT Convertible) Deep Violet (Thistle) 1997 Mustang GT convertible owned by Karla Ford from Flat Rock, Michigan. Karla comments, "I wanted since it rolled off the line. It took a few years and now we have a project car. She sure draws a lot of attention being the only purple pony around. There will be no major modifications till the body is back to its original luster."
(2 photos of a 1997 Laser Red Mustang Convertible) Laser Red 1997 Mustang convertible owned by Kim Miller from Derry, New Hampshire. It has the 3.8L V6 engine and an automatic transmission. She purchased it in 2010. It has 138K miles and 17-inch GT wheels. Kim says, "It's an awesome fun car."
(3 photos of a 1997 Aztec Gold Mustang GT Convertible) Aztec Gold 1997 Mustang GT convertible owned by Tim Lee from Shorewood, Illinois. This is our featured Attitude Of The Week for the week starting July 10, 2016. It has the 4.6L V8 engine and a manual transmission. Tim adds, "I bought it in the fall of 2015 in an indoor showroom with 31,000 miles. It has never seen rain or snow. I was the first person to look at it and bought on the spot. I am the 3rd owner."
(5 photos of a 1997 Deep Violet Thistle Mustang GT Convertible) Ian Blackford of New Zealand sends us this set of photos of his 1997 Deep Violet Thistle Mustang GT. Ian says, I imported my car fro Japan 3 years ago.It was a Japan export model and was built in Dearborn. Only traveled 41000 km when I got it. Totally original condition, no rust and sporting original Mustang diamond cut alloy wheels.
(5 photos of a 1997 Crystal White Mustang SVT Cobra Convertible) Crystal White 1997 SVT Cobra convertible with a black top and black interior. It wears a set of new chrome Cobra R wheels.
(3 photos of a 1997 Rio Red Saleen S281 Mustang Convertible) Rio Red 1997 Mustang Saleen supercharged Speedster convertible owned by Christopher Moore from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Saleen serial number is #83B. Christopher tells us more, "This Mustang is a former Budget Rental car. Saleen signed a deal with the rental company to produce a very limited number of Saleens in 1997 and 1998. 88 were produced in '97 while only 30 were in 1998. I bought mine in fall of 1998 and she's a part of the family now. I had a bad episode with NOS one night and toasted the motor. I since have bought a brand new block bored .030 over, brand new trick flow intake and heads, Vortech SQ supercharger, Comp Cams 278ah, forged internals, methanol injection, aluminum driveshaft, Fluidyne radiator, 3.73g. suspension upgrades, and few more upgrades. Everything has been handled by Bud Anderson (engine builderinstaller)."
(8 photos of a 1997 Black Saleen S281 Mustang Convertible) Black 1997 Saleen S-281 convertible with a black interior and optional sports bar (roll bar). Options include 3.55 rear gears, Speedster package, chrome wheel upgrade, and a supercharger. This is saleen serial number 26. You can just make out the 26 numbers on the driver's side bumper top.
(8 photos of a 1997 Extreme Rainbow Purple Saleen S281 Cobra Mustang Convertible) This 1997 Mustang Saleen S-281 Cobra convertible speedster is painted Extreme Rainbow. Extreme Rainbow is a $11,000+ special color that Saleen offered many years. The paint process was 4-coats dark blue, color sanded, 3-coats of Extreme Rainbow, color sanded again, followed by an additional 2-coats of Extreme Rainbow, and then 4-coats of urethane clear. The finish then received a final wet-sand by hand and polishing, resulting in the exceptional show quality finish achieved. This is Saleen factory #173 vehicle for 1997. Besides the unusual paint, this one was also ordered with a Supercharger!