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27th March 2019
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Ford Mustang II & Pinto – 1970 to 1980

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ABOUT THE BOOK
The story of Ford’s original, home-grown small cars, the Mustang II and Pinto. Follow their progress through a difficult decade when Henry took on the imports, battled bureaucracy and gave America the economy and sports luxury subcompacts they wanted.
This book details the successful design, building and sale of these small American Fords that faced domestic and foreign rivals. Mustang II and Pinto went through many permutations, appearance and performance packages – options that have helped the cars become collectible classics, and are prime examples of the decade the pony car survived.
Going beyond stock standard were the customizers and racers that pushed the cars and their designs to the limit. Mustang II and Pinto graced enthusiast car magazine covers, and became stars in TV and films. They were small cars that made a big impact, and kept the Mustang galloping.
Marc Cranswick draws on his lifelong passion for iconic American cars and this book delivers another unique insight into these models. His other books include Ford Midsize Muscle – Fairlane, Torino & Ranchero; MOPAR Muscle – Barracuda, Dart & Valiant; and Pontiac Firebird – The Auto-Biography.



Ford Mustang II & Pinto by Marc Cranswick

ISBN: 9781787112674
UPC: 6-36847-01267-0

AVAILABLE NOW!

£19.99(UK), $35.95(US), 46.95(CAN)

BULLET POINTS
• The first book about the Mustang II and Pinto
• Complete coverage of the Mustang II and Pinto in racing
• New illustrations of Mustang II and Pinto
• Written with the assistance of Roush Automotive
• All performance and appearance packages covered
• Features: the Sudden Death Mustang II
• The Pangra & Pavement Pounder Pinto
• Mustang II pin-ups included
• Marc Cranswick’s counterpoint to Ralph Nader’s ‘Unsafe at Any Speed’
• Kemp Cobra II, Galpin Pinto of Car and Driver Pinto
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Marc Cranswick has had a lifelong interest in cars and all things mechanical, and has written about and drawn the cars that he loves for many years; these include a variety of European, Japanese and American marques. Formal study of the postwar American car market has led to a series of books about the cars and trucks of the Big 3 and independent automakers. He writes enthusiast-directed model history books, and has involvement with many specialist car clubs. His reference book The Cars of American Motors – An Illustrated History, was featured on NBC’s business channel CNBC.
Place of birth: Raleigh, North Carolina • Hometown: Floreat 6014 • Nearest city: Perth, Australia

SPECIFICATION
V5267 • Hardback • 25x20.7cm • £19.99 • 128 pages • 201 pictures • ISBN: 978-1-787112-67-4 • UPC: 6-36847-01267-0
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