1965 Ford Mustang Coupe

The Mustang was first introduced on April 17, 1964 and known as the 1964 1/2 model. This car was built at Ford's San Jose, California plant on 2/12/65. It was purchased in 1965 by Fred Woodland, Robert's uncle (See photo above of 1 year old Robert with his mother and the same car in the background).

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Vehicle Type Mustang Coupe (Restored/Modified)
Year Built 1965
Built By Ford Motor Company
Suspension Independent Front, Solid Rear Axle/Leaf Springs
Engine Originally an all steel 289 cubic inch V-8, 210 hp, 2 Barrel Carb. Now: 302 cubic inch, 350 hp, Fuel Injected, Aluminum Heads
Owner Robert Woodland


This car was completely restored and updated. It retains the original body and rear suspension, but 4 wheel disc brakes, rack and pinion steering, tilt wheel, C4 automatic transmission with a 9 inch rear end were added. In addition, the floor pan was lowered to allow high back seats with 3 point safety belts. The finishing touches include custom paint and upholstery as well as custom wheels.

The fabrication work and beautiful paint job were performed by Alex Lopez while the mechanics were performed by Darrell Hall.

The Woodland Auto Display

is located on the grounds of

Estrella Warbirds Museum

Follow Woodland Auto Display: