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New Mustang history book released

"Mustang and the Pony Car Revolution" tells how Mustang inspired a new class of vehicle called "pony cars."
"Mustang and the Pony Car Revolution" tells how Mustang inspired a new class of vehicle called "pony cars."
Mike Karagozian

A new book that tells the story of the Ford Mustang has been released by Arcadia Publishing, titled Mustang and the Pony Car Revolution .

According to Ford public affairs, this is the latest in a series of eight Arcadia Publishing photographic histories created by automotive journalist Michael W.R. (Mike) Davis.

Pony car revolution
The book tells about Mustang’s introduction to the car buying public at the opening of the New York World’s Fair in April 1964 and the development process that led to the creation of the a brand new class of vehicle, the “pony car.” The Mustang inspired imitators like the Chrysler Barracuda, Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird. Mustang is the only "pony car" car to remain in continuous production.

The book is published in softcover and contains 200 B&W photographs. Cover price is $21.99, and can be ordered here.

Meet the Author
According to Ford, the book’s author, Mike Davis, will be in the Detroit area for two book signings at bookstores in Dearborn and Birmingham:

  • April 17 from 5-8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in Dearborn, MI
  • April 19 from 8-11 a.m. at Pasteiner’s in Birmingham, MI