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History of the Ford Mustang

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The Ford Mustang is one of the most iconic and recognizable cars in the United States. Its original platform in 1963 was based on the second generation of Ford Falcon. Since then, this two-seater, compact concept car has evolved and spans a whole "pony car" class of cars that is still a dominate force in America today. Pony cars are characterized by long, sloping hoods and rear decks that are shortened, giving them a compact yet powerful look.

First Generation: 1964-1973

The first generation of Ford Mustang was introduced at the New York World's Fair on April 17, 1964. This T-5 prototype was developed in just 18 months. It was a two-seater model that featured a Ford Taurus V4 engine that was mounted toward the midway point of the body. The car's name is said to have originated due to the appreciation that John Najjar, an executive stylist, had with the World War II fighter plane, the P-51 Mustang. A four seater model, the Fastback 2+2, was introduced in August of the same year amid a great deal of publicity. Later in 1964, James Bond drove a Mustang in his movie, Goldfinger.

While projections put sales of the new Ford Mustang at less than 100,000 units, that figure was surpassed in fewer than three months. Instead, a record 318,000 of the cars were sold during that first year with over a million built within the first 18 months after its introduction. In spite of these phenomenal successes, change was coming to the Mustang via its designers, which would not bode well for its sales.

While the original design of the Mustang emphasized both power and speed, its models from 1971 until 1973 leaned more heavily toward a larger and heavier vehicle. In fact, its body grew in every facet with the exception of its height. It also gained an additional 800 pounds. As the performance outputs of the Mustang continued to decrease, its sales plummeted as well.

Second Generation: 1974-1978

With Lee Iacocca now at the helm of the Ford Motor Company, the man who was a driving force behind the original Mustang sought to steer its development back to its heyday. The 1974 model Ford Mustang recaptured much of the looks, styling and shape of the original. To meet the emissions and safety requirements enacted by the United States, however, that year's version was also heavier. A choice of engines was made available to consumers including the Cologne 2.8L V6 and the I-4 2.3L. In 1975, a Windsor 4.9L, 302 cubic inch V8 engine was introduced. Both hatchback and coupe versions of this generation of Mustang featured frameless door glass.

Third Generation: 1979-1993

For its third generation, the Ford Mustang went through another major facelift. The 1979 model was based on the Fox platform which was longer than those previously used. Even though the rear seating portion was smaller, the Mustang's interior was designed to be able to accommodate four people comfortably. Four primary body styles emerged from this generation including the convertible, coupe, notchback and hatchback. The front end of the Mustang was available in two different front end styles and numerous trim levels. Some trim levels available during this time period include the GLX, Cobra R, Turbo GT and the Ghia.

Fourth Generation: 1994-2004

The fourth generation Ford Mustang underwent a significant facelift and redesign. Again, the building of this version began with the rear wheel drive Fox platform though this was an updated version. Base models of this generation started out with a fivespeed manual transmission and V6 3.8 OVH engine. An optional four-speed automatic transmission was also available. The 1999 model experienced the effects of a new skin that was dubbed "New Edge." It featured bigger wheel arches, sharper contours and bodywork creases. Though its interior, chassis and basic proportions remained the same, the Mustang's power train included a split-port induction system that boosted output.

Fifth Generation: 2005-2014

For its 2005 model, Ford once again redesigned the Mustang. Based on a brand-new platform, the D2C, the fifth generation Ford Mustang debuted at the North American International Automobile Show in 2004. The base model was powered by a 4L SOHC cast iron V6 while the GT version featured a three-valve modular V8 that was made of aluminum. Both models featured a fivespeed Tremec manual transmission as its basic feature with an available automatic transmission.

In 2010, exterior redesigns for the Ford Mustang included sequential taillights and a drag coefficient reduction. Base models saw a four percent reduction while GTs enjoyed a seven percent reduction. 2011 saw a revamp of the engine options including a newcomer on the scene -- a 3.7 liter engine that was equipped with dual exhaust. Gas mileage for this engine soared to 19 MPG in the city and 31 MPG on the highway. A supercharged V8 engine available on the Shelby GT was made of aluminum, reducing the weight of the car by 102 pounds and providing it with a rating of 550 horsepower.

Sixth Generation: 2015 to the present

Introduced on December 5, 2013 in Sydney, Barcelona, Los Angeles, Dearborn, New York and Shanghai, this sixth generation of the iconic Ford Mustang included a widened body that was also lowered by about one-and-one-half inches. New colors and an increase in the passenger volume of its interior were other major changes of this version. Three engine options attempted to provide appeal to everyone -- 2.3L EcoBoost four cylinder, 3.7 L V6 and a 5.0 L 435 horsepower V8. This version also featured a brand new independent rear suspension (IRS) -- a system designed specifically for this model year.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recognized the 2015 Ford Mustang for its rollover, front and side crash protection by issuing the vehicle a 5-star rating in February 2015.

How much does it cost to replace glass on a Ford Mustang?

The cost of replacing your Ford Mustang's Auto Glass depends on a number of factors, including:

Model year
Glass Opening:
Windshield Replacement
  • Side Glass (Door Glass, Vent Glass, Quarter Glass)
  • Back Glass (Also called, Rear Windshield or Rear Glass)
  • Technology Options on your glass, such as rain sensors, adaptive cruise control, etc.
Mobile Windshield Repairs
Location--part and labor prices vary depending on where you live.

But what we can do is share with you some of the quotes customers like yourself have recently received on Glass.net.

Ford Model Glass Quote Date Location
2014 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 199.38 2018-01-15 Stockton, CA
2014 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 251.99 2018-01-15 Allentown, PA
2014 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 247.21 2018-01-15 Allentown, PA
2004 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Back Window 260.66 2018-01-15 Council Bluffs, IA
1998 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 232.98 2018-01-15 Crawfordville, FL
2004 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 239.33 2018-01-15 Raleigh, NC
2004 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 204.95 2018-01-15 Raleigh, NC
2004 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 219.05 2018-01-15 Raleigh, NC
2011 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Quarter 496.95 2018-01-15 Oklahoma City, OK
2006 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 223.54 2018-01-15 Miami, FL
1998 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 210.7 2018-01-15 Albuquerque, NM
2014 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 250.03 2018-01-15 Hemet, CA
2015 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 343.22 2018-01-15 Saint John, IN
2015 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 348.09 2018-01-15 Saint John, IN
2016 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 407.33 2018-01-15 San Ramon, CA
2016 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 323.76 2018-01-15 San Ramon, CA
2016 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 319.1 2018-01-15 Seattle, WA
2016 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 348.09 2018-01-14 Beaverton, OR
2016 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 323.21 2018-01-14 Beaverton, OR
2011 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 247.21 2018-01-14 Slidell, LA
2014 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 224.16 2018-01-14 West Chester, OH
2017 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Quarter 592.1 2018-01-14 Novato, CA
2017 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Quarter 401.49 2018-01-14 San Francisco, CA
2017 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Quarter 554.45 2018-01-14 San Francisco, CA
1997 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 190.34 2018-01-14 Glendale, AZ
1997 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 215.57 2018-01-14 Glendale, AZ
2016 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 438.22 2018-01-13 Carrollton, TX
2015 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 343.22 2018-01-13 Joliet, IL
2002 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 233.84 2018-01-13 Kissimmee, FL
2002 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 235.14 2018-01-13 Kissimmee, FL
2002 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 210.94 2018-01-13 Kissimmee, FL
2013 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 334.38 2018-01-13 Wylie, TX
2016 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 438.22 2018-01-13 Plano, TX
1989 Ford Mustang 2 Door Hatchback Windshield 209.86 2018-01-13 Boerne, TX
1996 Ford Mustang 2 Door Convertible Windshield 220.84 2018-01-12 Philadelphia, PA
2003 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 235.92 2018-01-12 Keller, TX
2003 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 194.0 2018-01-12 Keller, TX
2017 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 248.01 2018-01-12 Marietta, GA
2017 Ford Mustang 2 Door Coupe Windshield 323.56 2018-01-12 Marietta, GA

Customer Reviews

  • Marietta, GA

    2005 Ford Mustang | 2 Door Coupe
    Ford Mustang Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Quick to respond and reply. Came to my daughter's business to replace the windshield, good about contacting and staying in range of price quoted. Would use them again.

    Cyndi

    , (2017-12-15)
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  • Van Nuys, CA

    2016 Ford Mustang | 2 Door Coupe
    Ford Mustang Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    great service and friendly attitudes!!

    Karl

    , (2017-07-08)
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  • Van Nuys, CA

    2015 Ford Mustang | 2 Door Coupe
    Ford Mustang Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Thank you.

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    , (2017-06-18)
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  • Vallejo, CA

    2015 Ford Mustang | 2 Door Coupe
    Ford Mustang Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    response was quick.gave me a price thats lower than anybody and you dont have to pay right away thanks glass.net!!

    noel

    , (2017-05-14)
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  • Winter Park, FL

    2005 Ford Mustang | 2 Door Coupe
    Ford Mustang Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    These folks are great! Not only were they $80.00 less than "a group that advertises on TV" for the same window, he was on time, knowledgeable, and did a great job. He was here and gone in under 25 minutes... amazing.

    carl

    , (2017-05-04)
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  • Woodstock, GA

    2015 Ford Mustang | 2 Door Coupe
    Ford Mustang Windshield Replacement 5 5 1
    Best glass pricing and super nice employees. They went out of there way to make sure i go my windshield same day call with a heads up of the time and came ready to do the job. Glass looks to be as good of quality as the original. 2016 Ford Mustang.

    Timothy

    , (2017-04-07)
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