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    It's an often-told story about the Mustang station wagon built in , but spotting Gloria Hoskiko's white-with-blue-stripes G.T. wagon at the.

    This Mustang wagon currently on Ebay is an example of one of the better The Intermeccania cars are often mistaken for a factory concept.

    The concept car concept is translated as "the idea of a car". This is a kind of prototype car, which tests people's reactions to new technologies being introduced, design solutions, etc. In its original form, prototypes are never launched into mass production.

    Mustang wagon concept

    Mustang wagon concept

    Get Print Get Digital. Follow along to see how you can get better handling through bolt-on coilovers. I knew from the top of my head that Ford has never officially built a Mustang station wagon, but I wanted to know more about the historical aspect of this unique car. The Kamp Mustang would likely be part of a planned permanent museum today were it not for O'Quinn's fatal car crash.

    Mustang wagon concept

    Mustang wagon concept

    Mustang wagon concept

    Mustang wagon concept

    Mustang wagon concept

    Ford Mustang Station Wagon History | Timeless Rides

    Subscribe to Print or Digital! Barney Clark was an executive with J. Instead of pitching the idea to Ford to build, they sent a powered hardtop across the Atlantic to Turin, Italy, home of Construzione Automobili Intermeccanica. There the car got a wagon roof, a bottom-hinged tailgate, retractable rear window, relocated fuel filler, and folding rear seats. It came back to the United States after 11 months, but obviously Ford passed on the project, having already considered the idea with their own clay model during the early Mustang design stages.

    Clark and Cumberford might have been secretly banking on that, with plans to go into production and build Mustang wagons themselves if and when Ford turned it down. It sadly has been lost to time and nobody knows where it is today. He snapped a bunch of photos before being chased away by two guys—possibly Clark and Cumberford themselves. That green wagon appears to be the real deal, even with the correct license plate. The build date and late magazine coverage fits with both the license plate and the date John Murphy spotted the wagon.

    Mustang wagon concept

    The leaves are still on the trees, so he may have even spotted it before the magazines hit the racks, causing such consternation by the guy who told him to stop taking photos, who could have been either Barney Clark or Bob Cumberford, both of whom were instrumental in having the wagon built.

    There were some vague reports about the car being seen all the way in Amsterdam, but whatever happened to the Mustang wagon is unknown at this time. It is not a car that fades into the crowd, so we imagine it must have been destroyed, crushed, or otherwise sent to the automotive afterlife.

    Mustang wagon concept

    Regardless of where the Intermeccanica-built car is, the idea of a Mustang station wagon has inspired countless people to custom-build their own, such as the white Hoshiko car that appears regularly at the Knotts Ford show. Mustang Monthly is working on a feature on that car as we write this, and hope to bring it to you soon. During the past few years, we have outlined other Mustang wagons on Mustang Donald Farr also penned a story on the Hobo Top, an aftermarket fiberglass roof that converted a Mustang convertible into a pseudo wagon in just a few minutes.

    In , Lee Iacocca presided over the most successful vehicle launch in history, and 44 college journalists were each given a free new Mustang to drive on campus for a month. Researchers at Cranfield University have partnered with Siemens and fitted autonomous driving technology to a Ford Mustang to run at Goodwood Street or Track offers a truly bolt-on coilover kit for first-gen Mustangs that works well on its own, and even better when using its other pieces.

    Follow along to see how you can get better handling through bolt-on coilovers. The Saga of the Mustang Wagon. First Test of the Shelby G. Mustang Monthly Featured Vehicles. Unlike the Intermeccanica-built wagon, this one retains a stock-like trunk lid jamb and has a roof-hinged rear hatch.

    Mustang wagon concept

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