When Jim S sent in the link to this 1966 Mustang, we saw the condition of the car and almost clicked back immediately. The mention of Coca-Cola in the auction title caught our eye though so we continued to read. The seller doesn't provide much information in their description, but there are some photos of a door tag with the name "Coca-Cola Bottling Co." engraved on it. That seemed interesting so we did some digging and came up with a little history. Find the car here on eBay in Westfield, Indiana with bidding starting at $1,200 with no reserve. Thanks for the tip Jim!
The seller of this Mustang thinks that the car may have been used for a promotion by Coke, but we were unable to verify that theory. We did find an old eBay listing for another Mustang with the same door tags that sold for $960 back in 2009 though. After inspecting the photos more, we realized that it was the same car! The seller at the time thought they had something special enough to actually call Coke to see if anyone knew anything about the car. Supposedly someone on the other end of the line claimed that Coca-Cola had purchased a fleet of 1966 Mustangs to use as company vehicles. No other details were provided though.
This specific car was a base model with a six-cylinder and an automatic, but its interesting past makes it intriguing to us. Unfortunately a previous owner started a restoration and never finished the job. There's some rust that needs addressed and the front fenders have gone missing. It does appear to be crammed full of spare parts though. We would love to see this one returned to its original Coca-Cola red with a white logo hand-painted on the door. But first we would want to track down more information about what these cars were used for and if any others are known to still exist today. So, have any of you ever heard of or seen another Coca-Cola Mustang?