By the mid-1950s, the tailfin was in full effect and American automakers in particular were battling to see who could make the tallest and most aggressive dorsal appendages. It is a well-known fact that tailfins were inspired by the riveting exploration of space, as well as previous experience flying planes in the World Wars. The […]
On Friday July 18th, we participated in the Overland Police Department’s annual benefit golf tournament! Proceeds from the game go towards the department’s D.A.R.E, Safety Town, and community programs. We donated our gorgeous 1972 Buick Skylark Convertible GS455 Stage I Clone as a hole in one prize! Unfortunately, no one scored a hole in one, […]
This past Tuesday, our favorite New Zealanders the Kiwis on Route 66 stopped in to visit us. The Kiwis are a fun group who travel the “Mother Road” in matching late model Mustangs. They always make an appearance at the museum, and it’s a pleasure hosting them! Looking forward to the visit in September, Kiwis!
This past week, Ford celebrated the Mustang’s 50th anniversary! Initially introduced on April 17th, 1964, the Falcon-based Mustang was an instant sales success. 22,000 orders were placed that day and they went on to sell more than 400,000 ‘Stangs by the end of the year! To this day, more than 10,000,000 have been built with […]