The Staff @ AFM
Registered: March 2002
Location: Long Beach
Sea Foam Green 1968 Ford Mustang California Special 302 250+ Horsepowered V8 Automatic Coupe
Only 4118 of these extremely rare limited edition cars were produced during 1968. These were the only Mustang coupe's to come from the factory with Carroll Shelby body parts including Shelby fiberglass rear deck lid and quarter extensions, quarter-turn hood locks, Thunderbird/Shelby tail lights, Shelby brake scoops, and Lucas fog lamps.
This car came equipped from the factory with a "J" code 302 four-barrel engine, dual exhaust, power D/B, P/S, factory A/C, vinyl top, auto trans. This GT/CS was restored during the period of October 2002 through July of 2003. Restoration included new performance suspension, transmission rebuild, new custom paint, many new engine parts, exhaust, interior, headliner, carpet, vinyl top, gauges, seals, radio, A/C rebuild, brakes, etc...
The rare Sea Foam Green base/clear paint is the original exterior color. Ivy Gold is the original interior color for the car. The rare color combinations, unique California Special body parts, and beautiful chrome plated Shelby ten-spoke style wheels helped this car to win a 1st place trophy at the Sept. 2003 - Annual Carey Paul Ford/Tara Mustang Club - Regional Ford Car Show.