It’s a well-established fact that the legendary movie character John Wick drives a sleek and stylish 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1. Being the badass character that he is, everyone wishes to drive the same. Recently, a video of a 1969 Ford Mustang driving on the streets of Bangalore was shared online. The video shows the car driving at slow speeds through the traffic and everyone in the traffic can be seen enjoying the view of this iconic muscle car on the Indian roads.
The video of the 1969 Ford Mustang cruising in Bangalore has been uploaded on YouTube by SPOTTER INDIA CARS. In the first clip, the menacing muscle car can be seen coming toward the recorder of the video. The car is finished in the shade of Sonic Silver. The one that John Wick drives in his movies is black with silver racing stripes and was customized to suit John’s needs as a deadly assassin on the run. Following this, the car then comes beside the cameraman.
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From the side profile, we can note the 5-spoke alloy wheels and a Mustang insignia on the front left fender. Furthermore, other clips of the car also show the bonnet finished in matte black with two hood pins on the front, which give it a look of a dragster. Another interesting detail about this Ford Mustang is that it had a license plate reading CAD0036. For those wondering if it’s from another country, it’s not. It is one of the older registrations of India.
Talking about the model in the video, the car is, as mentioned, a 1969 Ford Mustang. It is a quintessential classic American muscle car that has become an icon in the automotive industry. It was the first year for the Mach 1 model, which was introduced as a high-performance variant of the Mustang. The Mach 1 was designed to appeal to the younger generation of car enthusiasts who were looking for a stylish and powerful car that could perform on the track as well as on the street, hence it became a choice for John Wick as well.
The 1969 Mustang had a long hood, short deck, and a fastback roofline that gave it a sleek and aggressive look. The car’s front end was dominated by a bold grille and quad headlights, while the rear featured a louvered rear window and a sporty spoiler. The Mach 1 was also available with optional hood scoops, rear-window slats, and racing stripes, which added to its distinctive appearance.
Under the hood, the 1969 Mustang was powered by a range of engines, including the base 250-cubic-inch straight-six, a 302-cubic-inch V8, a 351-cubic-inch V8, and a 428-cubic-inch Cobra Jet V8. The Cobra Jet was the most powerful engine option, producing 335 horsepower and 440 lb-ft or 598 Nm of torque. It was capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph or 100 kmph in just 6.5 seconds and reaching a top speed of 135 mph or 217 mph.
The 1969 Mustang also featured a number of performance upgrades, including an upgraded suspension, power front disc brakes, and a limited-slip differential. The car’s interior was also redesigned with a new dashboard and instrument panel, as well as optional high-back bucket seats and a center console. Overall, the 1969 Ford Mustang was a powerful and stylish car that captured the hearts of car enthusiasts around the world. It was a symbol of American muscle and performance, and it remains a highly sought-after classic car today.
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