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Old 07/09/2020, 02:13 PM   #1
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The 25 Greatest Mustangs, per Hagerty

I just received an email from Hagerty with a link to The 25 Greatest Mustangs.

I am not going to add the link here but the following are their top 25 rankings. Shocked that our cars are not listed on the list. Nothing against Hagerty and I love them for my insurance needs but I was hoping California Special / HCS made the top 25 list.

1. 1964 1/2 Mustang
2. 1965 Hi-Po Mustang
3. 1965 Shelby GT350/GT350R
4. 1966 Hertz Mustang
5. 1967 Shelby GT500
6. 1968 1/2 Cobra Jet Mustang
7. 1968 Bullitt Mustang
8. 1969 Boss 429 Mustang
9. 1970 Boss 302 Trans-Am Mustang
10. 1971 "Eleanor" Mustang
11. 1971 Boss 351
12. 1978 Mustang II King Cobra
13. 1982 Mustang GT 5.0L HO
14. 1984 Mustang SVO
15. 1985 Saleen Mustang
16. 1987 Vanila Ice 5.0 ()
17. 1993 SVT Mustang Cobra R
18. 1994 Mustang SN95
19. 2001 Bullit GT
20. 2003 SVT Mustang Cobra Terminator
21. 2005 Mustang
22. 2012 Boss 302
23. 2013 Shelby GT500
24. 2015 GT350/GT350R
25. 2020 GT500 CFTP
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Old 07/09/2020, 06:45 PM   #2
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68 Shelby did not make it either. :(

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Old 07/10/2020, 09:30 AM   #3
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Don't seem right.
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Old 07/10/2020, 10:33 AM   #4
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I read the whole story and I too was disappointed that "we" were not included. Also, my all-time favorite muscle car the '68 GT500 KR was not listed.

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Old 07/13/2020, 09:36 AM   #5
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their opinion

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Old 07/13/2020, 09:53 AM   #6
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These lists are always very subjective. Pay them no mind.

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Old 07/13/2020, 01:12 PM   #7
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The article created a discussion, just like it was supposed to.

We should be satisfied that the 1967 Eleanor car and Charlies Angels Mustang was not included.

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Old 07/13/2020, 04:11 PM   #8
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Bunch of hooey.........
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Old 07/14/2020, 04:16 PM   #9
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I have to jump in with some trivia. I saw the original Gone in 60 Seconds at a drive in while sitting in an R code '72 Mach 1. I went through a set of tires that night after the movie. For years I thought Eleanor was a '73 because of the grill. Several years ago, #1 son bought me a DVD of the original movie. While watching I noticed "Eleanor" didn't have bumper fillers in the quarter panels and had a '71/'72 style front valance. Low and behold, the car was actually a '71 with a '73 grill installed. Younger me was either too dumb or too enthralled with the action sequences to notice and older me is easily distracted by bloopers.

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