Unleashing Power and Elegance: Exploring the 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

In the realm of automotive legends, the 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback stands tall as a symbol that seamlessly blends timeless design with breathtaking power.

Dubbed the “Potent Pony Project,” this iconic creation combines classic Mustang charm and cutting-edge supercar performance. Let’s delve into the heart and soul of this remarkable machine.

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At the “Potent Pony Project” epicenter lies a true powerhouse – a commanding 712HP Mast Motorsports 427 engine.


More than just a source of power, this engine is a symphony of engineering brilliance.

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Teamed with a Harrop Performance Hurricane intake, it produces performance figures that defy expectations, delivering a spine-tingling acceleration and an intoxicating soundtrack that pays homage to the car’s legacy.

Beneath its classic exterior, a modern secret awaits – a Quaife QBE69G six-speed sequential transmission.


This advanced gearbox is not merely a means of shifting gears; it’s a dance partner, orchestrating the power symphony from the engine to the wheels.

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The result is a seamless, lightning-fast gear change that ensures optimal performance at every twist and turn.

Enhancing this mechanical artistry is the Cortex Racing suspension, a marvel of modern engineering designed for the perfect balance between agility and comfort.


Paired with Ohlins coilovers, this suspension system transforms the road into a personal playground, offering unparalleled precision and control.

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Understanding the pivotal connection between a car and the road, the “Potent Pony Project” equips itself with 285/30ZR19 tires in the front and massive 335/25ZR20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires in the rear.

This Mustang defies conventional limits, showcasing unrivaled stability and cornering prowess with every twist and turn.


Wheels play a vital role, and the Forgeline forged three-piece GA3 wheels embody the perfect blend of style and substance.

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Sized at 19×10.0 in the front and 20×12.0 in the rear, these wheels contribute to the car’s stunning aesthetics and overall performance.

True beauty lies in the details; the “Potent Pony Project” is a testament to this philosophy. The Forgeline GA3 wheels boast a three-piece forged design that exudes elegance and emphasizes performance.


With Titanium centers and Brushed outers, these wheels are a visual masterpiece, elevating the Mustang’s appearance to a new level of sophistication.

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