This Ford Mustang Mach 1 2-Door Sportsroof was produced on March 13, 1969 and sold new to Tri Motor Sales Inc., Oak Harbor, OH Dealer # 33G454. The car is documented by an Elite Marti Auto Works Report that can be viewed in the photographs.
Photos of the Mach 1 show its condition when it was located as a “barn find” before the complete, nut and bolt restoration. Extensive photos show the car prior to the frame off restoration and document important numbers that are not visible when the car is assembled. Additional photos show the car being restored in Roswell, New Mexico. Prior to that, the car spent considerable time in California.
Factory produced options included power from a 428ci CID R-code Cobra Jet V8, four-speed manual transmission, Traction-Lok differential, Goodyear F70 x 14” belted white letter tires, power disc brakes, and an AM radio.
The Mach 1 was disassembled at the time of the restoration and was refinished in Acapulco Blue. Features include a white interior, a Cobra Jet shaker hood scoop, 15″ standard Mach1–style wheels, and front disc brakes. The seller acquired the car in 2017 and has added approximately 200 miles. This Mach1 is now offered with an Elite Marti report, original trim tag, an owner’s manual, and a clean California title in the owner’s name.
The car was delivered new in Aztec Aqua (#3191) and changed to Acapulco Blue (3077-A) when restored at which time the interior was changed from black to White Vinyl Knot. Features include a front lip, a shaker hood scoop, quarter-panel scoops, dual exhaust outlets, Mach 1 side stripes and a pinned flat-black hood.
Standard Mach 1 style wheels measure 15″ in diameter and are mounted with F60 15” Goodyear Polyglas GT tires. The power-assisted brake system utilizes discs up front and drums at the rear.
The interior features high-back front bucket seats with white upholstery and black accents along with correct factory “wood” grain trim. The black carpeting is protected by front and rear carpeted floor mats the front embroidered with “Mach 1.” The Mach 1 retains the original and working AM radio and glovebox mounted clock.
A three-spoke steering wheel with “rim-blow” sits ahead of factory instrumentation that includes a 120-mph speedometer, an 8k-rpm tachometer, and auxiliary gauges. The five-digit odometer shows 58,571 miles, and true mileage is unknown. The odometer reportedly reports the total mileage since the car was restored and reads 434 miles.
The 428ci V8 and most major components received a complete refreshening at the time of the restoration. The car was delivered from the factory with a Cobra Jet shaker scoop and a 735-cfm Holley four-barrel carburetor, and it was rated for 335 horsepower and 440 lb.-ft. of torque when new. Numbers of key components are shown in the gallery.
Power is delivered to the rear wheels through a four-speed manual transmission and a Traction-Lok rear axle, as delivered. Additional photos of the underside are presented in the gallery below.
The Elite Marti report indicates the factory color scheme, equipment, build date, and considerable additional details relative to the cars production specifics.