You probably had the same dream when you were a teenager. Your sixteenth birthday is coming up, or Christmas, or maybe both, and all you want is a muscle car to call your own. That dream has come true for some, and one of them was none other than Edsel Ford II.
As Ford celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with the unveiling of the all-new sixth-gen design, one Chicago women can lay claim to a piece of Mustang history. According to CBS Chicago, Gail Wise was the first person in the US to buy a Mustang in 1964, and she did so two days before the car was even unveiled to the public.
We don't need to tell you that automakers are constantly searching for the next iconic design. It's why we continue to see a rash of retro looks despite manufacturers having an army of incredibly talented artists on their staff. But what makes a car strike a chord with the public that continues to resonate through time? Robert Cumberford over at Automobile has set about an in-depth design analysis of the 1964 ½ Ford Mustang. While you may know that the original design for the car came fro