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Fria, Robert A., 1942-
Mustang genesis : the creation of the pony car / Robert A. Fria ; foreword by Lee Iacocca
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  TL215.M8 F74 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mustang automobile -- History
Physical Description x, 190 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-186) and index
Contents When Johnny came marching home -- In the beginning there was-- -- A decade of decadence -- The players -- 1960 Detroit compact revolution -- Ford doldrums to the formative years -- The Fairlane committee -- Concept sports cars -- Ford's Mustang experimental sports car -- The performance era -- Mustang II X-car -- "Now, Mr. Ford--Listen!" -- Prepare to launch -- Let's build the Mustang -- Coming April 17, the unexpected -- Analysis of the Mustang project
Summary "This work describes how Lee Iacocca and the Fairlane Committee conceptualized and created the new breed of four-seat, sporty "pony" cars, which satisfied pent-up demand and filled a void in the market (more than one million Mustangs were built during the first two years of production)"--Provided by publisher

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