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“A steed for every need.” That’s how Ford described the 11 drivetrain combinations available by the Mustang’s fifth birthday in 1969.

By then, more than two million examples of the pioneering pony car had been sold – a landmark it took Land Rover 57 years to reach with the Series Land Rover and Defender. Today, as the right-hand-drive, officially imported sixth-generation model arrives, sales are nearing the 10 million mark.

Yet the galloping ’Stang has barely created a tremor in the UK. There have been official imports before – even right-hookers, as we’ll see – but most of us fill the space between the legendary first-gen car and the outgoing model with little more than a fog of vague recollection.

Today, we’re joining the dots all the way from 1964 to 2014. We have each of the five generations of Ford Mustang on hand – all privately owned, and all V8s, naturally. Now, there are online tracts dedicated to the minutiae of model years and variants should you wish to explore them. Instead, we’re going to sketch the outline of each car before shading in with first-hand driving impressions. So let the 40-pot cubefest begin…

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Source: https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/new-ford-mustang-five-generations-americas-pony-car-tested

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Me personally never been a Mustang fan, more of a Camaro person, which makes sense since more of Chevy guy than a Ford.

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Never liked mustangs until I moved to uae but they’ve grown on me. I love a nice fox body. 

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Personally I think Fox bodies was the ugly stretch of the mustang blood line only beaten by the

Mustang II. 

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17 hours ago, desertdude said:

Personally I think Fox bodies was the ugly stretch of the mustang blood line only beaten by the

Mustang II. 

I agree. Fox bodies don't even look like Mustangs. They look more like a failed attempt to pimp a Euro-blob.  

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Blob? The sierra was a blob but the fox body is classic 80s boxy style. Look at the ferraris and Lamborghinis from then, even the jap stuff like Silvia's etc, all sharp angular lines. A perfectly natural evolution for the time period. When you look at the other Fords from that time, mk2 Fiesta, mk3 escort, mk5 cortina, it fits right in as a range topper.  The fox body is the car the XR3 should have been. The Gartrac G3 was the only thing that came close.

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19 hours ago, Barry said:

Blob? The sierra was a blob but the fox body is classic 80s boxy style. Look at the ferraris and Lamborghinis from then, even the jap stuff like Silvia's etc, all sharp angular lines. A perfectly natural evolution for the time period. When you look at the other Fords from that time, mk2 Fiesta, mk3 escort, mk5 cortina, it fits right in as a range topper.  The fox body is the car the XR3 should have been. The Gartrac G3 was the only thing that came close.

It is nice to know someone have the same taste :) For me also same long ago i was hating fox bodies. For sometime i see how beautiful they are. It is almost impossible to find one here. 

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Mustang is a true legend and icon from Ford. I always love and prefer Mustang over gayish camaro, but the challenger is good too

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