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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1969 Mustang Coupe

Rarity granted by a 351 four-barrel and four-speed manual


Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by, is this 1969 Mustang coupe that was built with the rare combination of 351 Windsor four-barrel and four-speed transmission. The seller has had this unusual Mustang in his possession for 32 years. Features include chrome Torq-Thrust wheels, Hurst shifter, center console and modern stereo system. Finished in red over black vinyl interior, this Mustang comes with a Marti Report that verifies its pedigree, owner’s manual and a clear title.

The body was repaired and refinished in Guards Red 10 years ago. Features include non-functional hood scoop with integrated turn signals, color-keyed sport mirrors with a driver-side manual remote, fender-mounted antenna and locking gas cap. The seller states the paint is nearly perfect.

A set of new 17-inch American Racing Torq-Thrust wheels is wrapped in new 245/45/17 front and 255/45/17 rear BFGoodrich g-Force Sport tires.

A new vinyl interior, dashboard and other complementary equipment were installed approximately seven years ago. Equipment includes a black three-spoke Grant steering wheel, AM/FM/CD stereo, and center console featuring a Hurst shifter, storage compartment and cup holders.

The instrument panel consists of a 120-mph speedometer, 8,000-rpm tachometer and gauges for the fuel level and coolant temperature. The odometer reads 48,113 miles, though the seller says it’s flipped over to 148,113.

The reportedly numbers-matching 290-horsepower “M-code” 351ci four-barrel was rebuilt 25,000 miles ago is hooked to a wide-ratio four-speed manual. Engine bay features include chrome valve covers, aluminum intake manifold, chrome air cleaner and aluminum radiator. The Windsor small-block breathes through a combination of Hedman Hedders and Flowmaster mufflers.

This Mustang is equipped with an independent front suspension and solid nine-inch rear axle. Power front discs with slotted rotors and rear drums handles the braking chores. The original brake lines were replaced with stainless steel units approximately seven years ago.

The auction for this rare 1969 Mustang coupe ends on Monday, April 3, 2023, at 2:20 p.m. (PDT)

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Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in metropolitan Phoenix.



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