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  • We were delighted by our experience with the Clark-Cumberford wagon. Read the review at Car and Driver.

    Ford never offered a Mustang station wagon. To solve this problem, different people and companies have created their own Mustang wagons.

    There were many rumors of a Mustang station wagon in the late s and a Now, today, a Ford Mustang station wagon is up for sale.

    Ford mustang wagon

    Ford mustang wagon

    Unlike the Intermeccanica-built wagon, this one retains a stock-like trunk lid jamb and has a roof-hinged rear hatch. Donald Farr also penned a story on the Hobo Top, an aftermarket fiberglass roof that converted a Mustang convertible into a pseudo wagon in just a few minutes. Subscribe to a Magazine. The build date and late magazine coverage fits with both the license plate and the date John Murphy spotted the wagon. Regardless of where the Intermeccanica-built car is, the idea of a Mustang station wagon has inspired countless people to custom-build their own, such as the white Hoshiko car that appears regularly at the Knotts Ford show.

    Ford mustang wagon

    Ford mustang wagon

    Ford mustang wagon

    Ford mustang wagon

    Ford mustang wagon

    The Saga of the Mustang Wagon

    Subscribe to Print or Digital! Barney Clark was an executive with J. Instead of pitching the idea to Ford to build, they sent a powered hardtop across the Atlantic to Turin, Italy, home of Construzione Automobili Intermeccanica. There the car got a wagon roof, a bottom-hinged tailgate, retractable rear window, relocated fuel filler, and folding rear seats.

    It came back to the United States after 11 months, but obviously Ford passed on the project, having already considered the idea with their own clay model during the early Mustang design stages. Clark and Cumberford might have been secretly banking on that, with plans to go into production and build Mustang wagons themselves if and when Ford turned it down.

    Ford mustang wagon

    It sadly has been lost to time and nobody knows where it is today. He snapped a bunch of photos before being chased away by two guys—possibly Clark and Cumberford themselves. That green wagon appears to be the real deal, even with the correct license plate. The build date and late magazine coverage fits with both the license plate and the date John Murphy spotted the wagon. The leaves are still on the trees, so he may have even spotted it before the magazines hit the racks, causing such consternation by the guy who told him to stop taking photos, who could have been either Barney Clark or Bob Cumberford, both of whom were instrumental in having the wagon built.

    There were some vague reports about the car being seen all the way in Amsterdam, but whatever happened to the Mustang wagon is unknown at this time. It is not a car that fades into the crowd, so we imagine it must have been destroyed, crushed, or otherwise sent to the automotive afterlife. Regardless of where the Intermeccanica-built car is, the idea of a Mustang station wagon has inspired countless people to custom-build their own, such as the white Hoshiko car that appears regularly at the Knotts Ford show.

    Ford mustang wagon

    Mustang Monthly is working on a feature on that car as we write this, and hope to bring it to you soon. During the past few years, we have outlined other Mustang wagons on Mustang Donald Farr also penned a story on the Hobo Top, an aftermarket fiberglass roof that converted a Mustang convertible into a pseudo wagon in just a few minutes. How can you tell the difference between a and a Mustang. In , Lee Iacocca presided over the most successful vehicle launch in history, and 44 college journalists were each given a free new Mustang to drive on campus for a month.

    Researchers at Cranfield University have partnered with Siemens and fitted autonomous driving technology to a Ford Mustang to run at Goodwood The Saga of the Mustang Wagon. First Test of the Shelby G.

    Mustang Monthly Featured Vehicles. Unlike the Intermeccanica-built wagon, this one retains a stock-like trunk lid jamb and has a roof-hinged rear hatch. Stay informed with our Newsletter Sign Up Now. Subscribe to a Magazine.

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