AutoHunter Spotlight: 1968 Mustang GT

Credit: Original article published by Classic Cars Journal.

Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by, is a 1968 Ford Mustang GT fastback. This pony car is powered by a 302 four-barrel backed by a four-speed manual transmission. Features include a front bench seat, Sport Deck folding rear seat and gauges. Finished in Candyapple Red over a red vinyl interior, this Mustang GT comes from the selling dealer with factory invoice and a clear title.

The Candyapple Red (code T) fastback features GT fog lamps, turn indicators on the hood, wheel and rocker moldings, driver-side mirror, special rear valance with quad exhaust pipes, and correct GT gas cap. A full walk-around video can be seen on the auction page.

A set of Styled Steel Wheels with GT insignia and bright trim rings is wrapped in BFGoodrich Radial T/A tires.

What makes this Mustang truly unusual is the bench seat, especially when paired with a stick shift. The red bench features a fold-down armrest, plus the rear seat folds down for extra utility. Other features include manual steering, Philco AM radio and a three-spoke steering wheel with a wood rim.

A 120-mph speedometer, 8K-rpm tachometer, clock, and gauges for the fuel level and coolant temperature are mounted ahead of the driver. The odometer reads 23,826 miles, but the true mileage is unknown.

Power is provided by a 230-horsepower 302 small-block and is backed and backed by a four-speed manual transmission. Underhood features include “Ford Blue” steel valve covers, closed-element air cleaner, chrome export brace and quick-release battery cable.

This Mustang was factory-equipped with an independent front suspension and solid rear axle. Braking is provided by manual drums.

Minnesota residents will be responsible for tax, license and title procurement fees in addition to the price of the car; out-of-state buyers will have to pay a $125 title procurement fee. The selling dealer will include a Deluxe Marti Report as part of the sale.

This 1968 Ford Mustang GT fastback’s auction ends on Friday, January 13, 2023, at 4:40 p.m. (MST)

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