Why hire a Ford Mustang

If you’ve ever dreamt of driving a classic Ford Mustang, this is your opportunity to have a proper V8 experience in our iconic 1969 fastback Mustang hire car. You really don’t need in car entertainment when you’ve got a 5 litre V8 soundtrack playing!

The Mustang we have for hire in Yorkshire looks fantastic and sounds awesome. Rebuilt in the style of a Boss 429, the looks speak for themselves. The Mustang gained worldwide fame when driven by Steve McQueen, the king of cool, in the film Bullitt. Does our car live up to that? We certainly think it does, although we’d prefer you to drive it somewhat more carefully!

If you’ve a special occasion in mind or just want to cruise around, hiring this classic Mustang will get you noticed. An American muscle car hire makes for a unique gift a loved one wouldn’t ever expect. Use it to turn up at a prom or a wedding and all eyes will be on you.

Pick up point for the Ford Mustang is Keighley

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Pick up point for the Ford Mustang is Keighley

Hire our Mustang from £233 to £320 per day

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This Ford Mustang fastback must be the coolest American muscle car to hire in Yorkshire, Lancashire and the North West.

Our Mustang was built at the St Jose plant in the golden state of California in 1969, and lived in the USA for most of its life. It was imported into the UK and restored in 2013. Compared to the first generation Mustangs of the mid 1960s it is slightly longer and has a more muscular appearance.

Finished in black with black interior trim and wooden steering wheel, it has undergone a full bare metal restoration, being rebuilt to look like the rare and famous Boss 429. The Boss 429 had a 7 litre engine. Ours has the 69 Mustang Fastback’s original 302 V8, but it’s still very powerful and not for the fainthearted.

With a 4 Speed manual transmission, giant sized hood air scoop and front air dam, raised white letter tyres on 15” Magnum wheels, this car looks the business. It has all the authentic finishing touches you would expect to see on a 1960s American Mustang, even down to the characteristic chrome bonnet pins.

The Ford Windsor 5.0 litre 302 cubic inch V8 engine is tuned to 277 horsepower. It has a 4 barrel Edelbrock carburettor, and manual 4 speed top loader gearbox with Hurst chrome shifter. It is fitted with a ‘Monte Carlo’ brace to reduce body flex on the front suspension.

Please note that this car is left hand drive, and is only available from 1 April until 30 November each year.

We also offer a 1964 Ford Mustang Convertible

 

History of the Ford Mustang

Ford Mustangs have been in production for over fifty years, but the many variations of the classic Mustangs produced between 1964 and 1969 are the most acclaimed. Many regard the Mustang to be one of the best American muscle cars of all time. There were three body styles produced – the Fastback (also known as sportsroof ), the notchback and the convertible. According to Hemmings (a long established American classic car sales company) it’s the Fastback that is now the most-desired and valuable early Mustang. Their explanation for this is that there were more notchbacks made than any other body style, so there are more of them for sale. Our explanation is that the Fastback just looks so much better, and the 69 is the best of the best.

The first generation of Mustangs were released in 1964, with production running through to 1966. They were an instant success, with Ford reputedly selling 22,000 on the first day. The Mustang’s place in history was secured. It was one of the “pony car” class of American automobiles – sports car like coupes with long hoods and short rear decks.

The marketing for the Mustang was oriented towards the younger generation, offering sporting style at a reasonable price. Many options were available to individualize each car. Famous American racing driver Carroll Shelby raced the 1965 model as the GT350.

Second generation Mustangs were produced between 1967 and 1968. In response to competition from manufacturers such as Chevrolet and Pontiac, Ford produced a slightly larger Mustang with embellished styling features. The cars were wider, longer and with bigger engines. The wider track meant that the ’67 Mustang was a more stable car than the ’66. It was, generally speaking, a better car in every way that mattered. This is the Bullitt era Mustang which gave it the image of the bad boy car of the 1960s.

Third generation Mustangs where produced between 1969 and 1970. The ’69 model featured four headlights and a sharp nose and simpler grille, with the more powerful 302 engine replacing the 289 V8s of previous generation Mustangs. Almost 300,000 cars were sold that year, of which ours is one. “Somebody finally built a better Mustang” declared Ford’s sales literature.

The ’69 Boss 429 on which our classic fastback Mustang is styled, was one of the rarest and most powerful models. Like the Boss 302, it was built for racing. The project to build a high performance   Mustang was done in secret, so when the chief designer Larry Shinoda was asked what he was working on he answered “the boss’s car”, and that’s where the name came from.

Mustangs have starred in a number of films – ‘Bullitt’, ‘On her Majesty’s Secret Service’, ‘Fast and Furious 6’ and both the original and the remake of ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’.

Ford Mustang Hire in Yorkshire for the ultimate American classic car experience.

Specifications

Technical

Engine

302 cubic inch V8 (approx. 5000 cc), Ford Windsor engine. Tuned to 277 horsepower. 4 barrel Edelbrock carburettor, Edelbrock inlet manifold and MSD electronic ignition.

Top Speed

Estimated 120 MPH

Power (BHP)

277 bhp, as measured on a rolling road

MPG

Around 10 – 15 mpg

Gearbox

Manual 4 speed top loader gearbox with Hurst chrome shifter

Brakes

Power assisted with discs at the front and drums on the back

Steering

Power assisted steering box. Left hand drive.

Wheels and Tyres

Magnum 500 wheels with Goodrich radial tyres.

Functional

Type

2 door, 4 seater coupe. Lap and shoulder seatbelts in the front, lap belts in the back.

Luggage Space

Boot is a bit on the small size given the size of the car, but there is a fair amount of space behind the rear seats, or the rear seats can be folded down to provide extra luggage space.

Colour

Black with black upholstery and real wood rimmed steering wheel

In Car Entertainment

Period style radio, but the exhaust sounds so much better!

Sat Nav

Socket for sat nav

Hire a Ford Mustang as a gift

Gift vouchers available for that special person in your life.

Prices – Select the option that suits you best

No single price suits everyone, so Classic Car Hire North gives you a choice of packages

All Day Hire

09:00 – 20:00

£295

Additional days £245 per day

Prices include 200 miles per day

The All Day option is ideal for those who want a tour of the Dales, Moors or even the Lake District.  The generous mileage limit of 200 miles will even get you to and from the East coast.  The majority of people do around 170 miles when they hire a car for 1 day, and don’t incur excess mileage charges.

24 Hour Hire

Return within 24 hours

£320

Additional days £245 per day

Prices include 200 miles per day

The 24 hour option is evening to evening and suits those who are planning an overnight stay.

Weekend Package

Saturday 09:00 to Sunday 20:00

£495

Price includes 300 miles

The weekend option lets you take a relaxing weekend, with enough miles included to stay in either the Lake District, or the Yorkshire coast.

2 Day Mid Week Package

Tuesday 09:00 to Wednesday 20:00

or

Wednesday 9:00 to Thursday 20:00

£465

Price includes 300 miles

The 2 day midweek option provides a lower price for those who have time on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays for a leisurely 2 day break.

Extras

All prices include insurance for 1 driver

Additional drivers £20 per day per driver

Picnic for 2 can be added at £35

Excess mileage charge £1.35 per mile

Security deposit £1500

The security deposit is not taken until you pick the car up, and is done as a pre-authorisation on your card. This means that no money is actually taken, it just authorises us to take up to that amount in the unlikely event that the car is damaged during your hire.

Driver Insurance Requirements

Driver minimum age 30, maximum age 65

In general, drivers need to have had:

  • a full licence for 2 years or more
  • no more than 6 penalty points on their licence
  • no more than 1 claim in the past three years
  • no mental or physical problems which affect their ability to drive

If you have any queries please contact us.

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