Speed Read Mustang

The History, Design and Culture Behind Ford's Original Pony Car

Speed Read Mustang
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Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780760360422
Publisher: Motorbooks
Series: Speed Read
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Description

Motorbooks' Speed Read series celebrates every aspect of the original pony car—the Ford Mustang—from the key people like Lee Iacocca and Carroll Shelby to the racing success to the cars themselves.

Get a full look at every iconic Mustang model, from the first car to bear the name that became the fastest selling car of all time, to the astounding 526-horsepower supercar Mustang produces today.

In sections divided by topic, you'll explore the design and launch of the first Mustang at the 1964 World's Fair; a history of every generation of Mustang; the various body styles, options, and accessories; a review of the performance models; a profile of Carroll Shelby and the Mustangs he designed; special editions, like the Sprint, ASC/McLaren, and police pursuit vehicles; and, of course, the Mustang's racing legacy.

Each section ends with a glossary of related terms, and informational sidebars provide fun facts, historical tidbits, and mini-bios of key people in Mustang history. Sleek illustrations showcase Mustangs in their many forms.

With Motorbooks’ Speed Read series, become an instant expert in a range of fast-moving subjects, from Formula 1 racing to the Tour de France. Accessible language, compartmentalized sections, fact-filled sidebars, glossaries of key terms, and event timelines deliver quick access to insider knowledge. Their brightly colored covers, modern design, pop art–inspired illustrations, and handy size make them perfect on-the-go reads.

The author

As editor of the Mustang Club of America’s Mustang Times magazine, Donald Farr has been researching and writing about Mustangs for over 40 years. In addition to his magazine work, Farr has authored many books, including Ford Mustang: America’s Favorite Pony Car, Mustang Boss 302: Ford’s Trans-Am Pony Car, The Complete Book of Classic Ford & Mercury Muscle Cars, and co-wrote How to Restore Your Mustang and the Mustang Recognition Guide. Farr was inducted into the Mustang Hall of Fame in 2012.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780760360422
Illustrations: 60 color photos
Size: 6.69 in x 8.86 in / 169.93 mm x 225.04 mm
Edition: First Edition
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