VERY SHARP MACH 1! GREAT RUNNING 351 V8, C6 AUTO, SHAKER HOOD, GREAT CRUISER!
- Location: Local pick-up only
- Condition: Used
- Make: Ford
- Model: Mustang
- SubModel: Mach 1
- Type: Other
- Trim: Mach 1
- Doors: 5
- Year: 1970
- Mileage: 577
- VIN: 0T05M128732
- Color: Yellow
- Engine size: 351 Cleveland V8
- Transmission: Automatic
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear
1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 description
Glance at the Mustang market and you'll see what's going on. Shelbys are already priced out-of-sight, the Boss 429s are right behind, and the Boss 302 is on its way to six-figure territory. That leaves the Mach 1 as the Next Big Thing in the Mustang world, so get a good one like this cool Competition Yellow 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 and enjoy your sportsroof while it appreciates.
Restored as needed and looking especially racy, someone knew this Mach 1 would be worth more in stock condition rather than dressed up and retooled as someone's fantasy car. As a result, the searingly bright paint was expertly mixed up and applied to the car's sheetmetal skin, albeit rendered in modern materials to give it a fantastic shine. It's got some use and age on it today, but there's nothing to complain about on this high-impact pony. The bodywork is quite good and you won't be ashamed to pull this one into the local cruise night, but it's not so nice that you'll be afraid to drive it, making it a wonderful road machine. The blacked-out hood with Shaker scoop, the hood pins, the subtle kick-up on the tail, and matching finned lower cladding all make the '70 Mustang Mach 1 one of the best-looking ponies ever built. Add in front and rear spoilers, rear window slats, and sport mirrors, and you get what is arguably the best-looking Mustang you can own.
The interior was freshened using accurate reproductions of the original black vinyl seat covers in conjunction with original door panels. With the Mach 1's mission of being both a performance car and a somewhat luxurious grand tourer, the woodgrained panels for the dash seem appropriate and there's a handsome center console with some extra storage and an armrest, all nicely finished, of course. You'll note a pair of auxiliary gauges neatly integrated into the console, as well as a tach on the steering column to augment the original dials. The original AM/FM/8-track radio is actually working, which is a rare find and even the clock is ticking away. The optional fold-down back seat makes this almost a practical muscle car with room for two real-sized people or a few weeks' worth of gear. Pop the deck lid and you'll find a tidy trunk with no stories to scare away a new owner.
The engine is a correct M-code 351 cubic inch V8, which was the base powerplant for the Mach 1. But just because it was standard equipment doesn't mean that performance is lacking. In fact, the lightweight small block makes this Mach 1 an adept corner carver and still delivers plenty of low-end torque to dig out of turns. It's nicely finished in Ford Blue with a big Shaker air cleaner, finned valve covers, and it really runs strong! Long-tube headers feed a Flowmaster dual exhaust system, so it has that familiar Mustang sound and while it's original underneath, it has obviously spent its life someplace dry. The C6 3-speed automatic transmission is plenty rugged and with highway-friendly gears in the 9-inch rear end, it strikes just the right balance between acceleration and easy cruising. Beautiful Magnum 500 wheels look exactly right on the Mach 1, and wear 245/60/15 BFGoodrich T/A radials.
Coming from long-term ownership, this is a very affordable Mach 1 that can only become more valuable as the years go on. Call today!