You can sure see some of what became the Maverick in this one.
You sure that isn't earlier than 1970? I could be wrong but those round taillights look mid to late 60s.
thanks, dan. for the record, that was my guess when i saw the car, and i was surprised to find that it was a '70. ...but upon further "research," i think it's a '66 or '67. which explains why i like it so much.
That is a really great car. Perfect size bumpers, perfect snub muscular trunk/haunches. Perfect understated color. BUT. I'm not sure what those wheels make me think of, but it's not a good thing
This would be a 1966 model. The 67s had two horizontal fender flares behind the front wheel well.
There's an auto repair garage a couple miles away from me that has had one of these sitting there for God knows how long.......a shit-brown AMC Ambassador used to be parked next to it, but that vanished. The Falcon *used* to have a 289 V8.
Something that has always bothered me is that how can anyone label a car like this a "sport" model?It's an ordinary sedan with rear doors left out, not much even a "coupe". ;)(Same amazement applies to many European car makers and models too, this is just an example for now.)
This is a 66 for sure and as for those that said how can they lable this a sport coupe for sure have never driven one with a 260 CI or or the late great 289 gave those Big Block cars a very good run for there money its a stang in a plain wrapper just like the shoe box novas half the weight and same HP if you see one pull next to you at a light and hand you your headlights down the road youl understand 289 +a 4speed get little car
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