Car 2 – 1966 Mustang V8 Convertible
All of our wedding parties who use our 1966 Mustang V8 Convertible have had nothing but positive comments. From all of the
couples who use our car and chauffeur as part of their day, to the Groom who burst into tears when
his new wife had booked us to collect him. All of them adore great sound, the style, the looks and
love the cheers from passers-by on route.
Our Mustang rolled off the production line in Metuchen, New York on 23 March 1966, spending the
next 42 years in New York City. Very little is known about the car’s history in the USA, other than the
last owner being a lawyer in Brooklyn. The car had clearly been used as a daily driver and there was
lots of evidence of running repairs being carried out! After being sold on eBay in June 2008 and
imported into the UK, the car was purchased by us as a restoration project in September 2008.
The Mustang has undergone a full four- year restoration, where the car was stripped back to a bare
shell and every part either repaired to new condition or replaced: mechanically, bodywork and trim.
The restoration included a full bare metal respray in original Ford Silver Blue Iridescent paint, in June
2012 the Mustang passed it’s first UK MOT. Fifty miles and 2 weeks after being put on the road, the
car was taken on a 1500 mile round trip to the LeMans Classic where it proved immensely reliable
and turned heads throughout the UK and France.
The restoration enabled us to carry out a number of sympathetic upgrades to ensure safety and
comfort. The front suspension and brakes have been upgraded to original Ford GT specification to
ensure a smooth ride and safe stopping distance, and the engine has been upgraded over the winter
of 2015 to 352 cubic inches or 5.8litres with a much more powerful cam. This enhances the great
Mustang sound when needed, with a great exhaust note which ranges from a lovely V8 burble at idle
to a head turning V8 roar! The Mustang has also been fitted with 3 point seatbelts in the front and
lap belts in the rear.
The original radio has been rebuilt to keep the same look, but using new electronic parts which
allows us to plug MP3 and iPods/phones straight into the car for bespoke playlists where required.
The car also benefits from a power soft top, enabling us to very quickly drop or raise the roof in 10-
15 seconds to allow you to travel wind free, dropping the top for photo opportunities and allowing
you to arrive in style. If the weather is inclement, we can quickly raise the top during the journey if
needed. We also carry 2 white umbrellas with us to ensure your wedding party arrives at the door
as weather free as possible.
You are more than welcome to come and view the Mustang either prior to, or after booking the car.