Mach 1

Restoration Required: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

We see a reasonable number of 1969 Mach 1 Mustangs cross our desks at Barn Finds. This is hardly surprising considering the production total and how desirable they remain. This example requires total restoration, but it appears the pieces… more»

Ready to Restore? 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1

The Mach 1 arrived in 1969 as Ford was looking to boost sagging Mustang sales. It was all about performance at first, but the emphasis shifted more to style after that. With a fastback body referred to as a… more»

No Reserve Project: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

The term “blank canvas” is one of the most over-used in the classic world, but it perfectly describes this 1969 Mustang Mach 1. It requires total restoration but is an essentially solid classic missing its original engine and transmission…. more»

No Reserve Cobra Jet: 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1

We frequently have classics on our desks at Barn Finds where determining the most outstanding attribute is seemingly impossible. Such is the case with this 1971 Mustang Mach 1. The fact it is a Mach 1 is the first… more»

351 V8 / 4-Speed! 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Ford rolled out the Mach 1 option on the Mustang in 1969 to perk up sales which had been falling since competition entered the “pony car” field. But the Mach 1 soon became more of an image product rather… more»

428 Cobra Jet: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

I admire an owner who admits a desirable but unused classic needs a new home and chooses to list it for sale. That has been the fate of this 1969 Mustang Mach 1, although its lack of activity for… more»

Garage Find: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

For those seeking a sixties pony car, the Ford Mustang is always worth considering since parts are plentiful and there’s really not too much of a shortage of examples to choose from.  But it is refreshing to find one… more»

57k-Mile Survivor: 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1

The Ford Mustang got a fresh look for the 1971 model, so not much changed for ’72 outside, but under the hood was a different story as both 429 engines were gone and any reference to Boss was now… more»

4-Speed Cobra Jet: 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Owning a pristine classic is something to which many enthusiasts aspire, while others find the lure of a tidy driver irresistible. Cars from the latter category often represent a more enjoyable ownership experience because the owner can slip behind… more»

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Barn Find

To help turn around lagging sales, Ford gave its Mustang pony car a new performance edition in 1969, the Mach 1. Though the seller doesn’t identify this project car as being a Mach 1 (25% of sales in 1969),… more»

1-of-1: 1970 Ford T5 Mach 1

Don’t be fooled. This might look like a Mustang, and it carries the Ford badges that seem to support that. However, it isn’t a Mustang. Ford suffered the same fate as many manufacturers when it tried to enter an… more»

Too Far Gone? 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

There is something heartbreaking about seeing a once desirable and potent classic reduced to a rusty and shattered hulk. That has been the fate of this 1969 Mustang Mach 1, and many will question its worth in the current… more»

Package Duo: 1969 + 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1

Hoping to interject some buyer interest in its aging Mustang, Ford introduced the Mach 1 performance-oriented model in 1969. It would prove popular through the rest of the first-generation run (1973). The seller has two Mach 1 editions for… more»

429-Equipped: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

The 1969 Mach 1 was the car that sounded the death knell for the Mustang’s GT version. The GT had been the effective “go-to” alternative for those seeking an affordable high-performance factory Mustang, but the Mach 1 decimated its… more»

Project or Parts? 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1

As the Ford Mustang kept getting bigger and bigger in the 1960s and 1970s, its sales numbers got smaller and smaller. From a peak of 607,000 copies in 1966, the Mustang could only muster 135,000 units in 1973. So… more»

390/4-Speed: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Project

Peeking out of this garage is a promising project candidate. This 1969 Mustang Mach 1 appears to be a solid classic that would suit an owner wishing to be hands-on with their build. Its only visible rust issue seems… more»