Muscle Car Madness: 1965 Ford Mustang

Click Here to Begin Slideshow It sounds like it spits out venom as it snorts to life when gently prodded, gurgling and anxious to be unleashed. It’s part of a trio, but the coupe and convertible preceding it seemed like tame imitators to Ford’s 1965 Mustang 2+2 Fastback (a 2-passenger car with fold down back seat), which debuted in October 1964, seven months after the Mustang’s launch in April. Yet when Keith Kehoe purchased his fastback in 2005, it was anything but the paragon of speed. “It was a rust bucket,” confirms Keith, with a solemn shake of his head. You can read the full story of how Keith brought this corpse of a car back to life over on our sister site, Hot Rod Hotline!

Muscle Car Madness: 1965 Ford Mustang

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It sounds like it spits out venom as it snorts to life when gently prodded, gurgling and anxious to be unleashed. It’s part of a trio, but the coupe and convertible preceding it seemed like tame imitators to Ford’s 1965 Mustang 2+2 Fastback (a 2-passenger car with fold down back seat), which debuted in October 1964, seven months after the Mustang’s launch in April.

Yet when Keith Kehoe purchased his fastback in 2005, it was anything but the paragon of speed. “It was a rust bucket,” confirms Keith, with a solemn shake of his head.

You can read the full story of how Keith brought this corpse of a car back to life over on our sister site, Hot Rod Hotline!

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About Clive Branson 26 Articles
Clive Branson is a photography graduate from Parsons School of Design in New York City and has since divided his career as an advertising creative director/copywriter and as a freelance writer/photographer. He is the author of Focus On Close-Up and Macro Photography and numerous articles for magazines and newspapers throughout North America and Britain. Clive lives and works in Ottawa, Ontario.

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