1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

Watched Bullitt (1968 with Steve McQueen) for the first time this weekend and fell in love with his car (1968 390 V8 Ford Mustang GT fastback (325 hp) with four-speed manual transmission) and the man all over again.  If any of you haven’t seen this movie – it’s WELL worth your time.  The chase scene through San Francisco is insanely original and very memorable.  As well, watched Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969 with Paul Newman and Robert Redford) for the first time and I have to add it to the list of top Westerns.  Very well done.  Also saw Shane which wasn’t quite as good as I had hoped but the movie still deserved its acclaim.

For those who aren’t familiar or care to read a basic overview of superchargers vs. turbochargers, this description is fantastic and easy to understand: Engineering Explained: The Pros And Cons Of Turbochargers Vs Superchargers.  Now, some car porn to whet your willies:

These photos were taken from eBay Motors and this amazing vehicle can be had for $44,900.  Blue and white (or perhaps black with gold stripes) may be a better color, but the red is still majestic. 

Today’s fun fact: the surface area of human lungs ranges from 600 to 900 square feet!

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