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1971 Mustang Specifications
1971 Coupe 1971 Grande 2 3 4 1971 Convertible 2 3 4 5 6
Check out the '71 Boss 351 1971 Mach 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
The 1971 saw another major restyling change for the Mustang. It was also to be the last restyling for the first generation Mustang. Introduced late in August of 1970, the new Mustang was more than two inches longer and almost two and a half inches wider than it's 1970 predecessor. For the first time since the Mustang's inception, the wheelbase was extended one inch to 109". The 200 cid 6 cylinder was dropped along with the 428, the Boss 302, and the Boss 429. New engines for '71 were the Boss 351, the 429, and the Ram Air 429. 

The Boss 351 produced 330 horsepower, while both 429 engines produced 370 horsepower. On the exterior, the famous Mustang corral returned. A new wide chrome strip on the edge of the front fenders and hood was borrowed from the 1969 Shelby's. The long hood now turned up at the windshield to cover the hidden wipers. Large, bold, triple lens tail lights appeared on the rear of the new Mustang. Flush mounted door handles replaced the earlier surface mounted units. 

The interior featured standard high-back buckets, a mini console, and an all new instrumentation layout. Power windows were offered for the first time. The Mach 1 continued to be offered for '71. It was available with any of the V8 engines. A special honeycomb grille and color keyed front bumper were unique to the Mach 1 model. The chrome hood and fender mouldings were replaced with color keyed trim. "Mach 1" decals were placed on the fenders and deck lid and a special black or argent lower body side paint was used. 

New for 1971 was the Boss 351 which replaced the Boss 302 and Boss 429. The Boss 351 featured a special 330 horsepower 351-4V Cleveland engine. The Boss 351 featured a blacked out NASA scooped hood with twist type locks and special body side stripes. The Boss 351 included a competition suspension with staggered rear shocks, a four speed transmission with a Hurst shifter, power front disc brakes, dual exhaust, and 3.91:1 traction lock rear end. There were a total of 151,484 Mustangs built in 1971.

Very few 1971 Shelby Mustangs were built. Those that were built were exported to Europe. Find out more information by clicking here.
Credit for some of the above information goes to ClassicPonyCars.com


Production Numbers:
65D 2dr Hardtop: 65,696
63D 2dr SportsRoof: 23,956
76D Convertible: 6,121
65F 2dr Hardtop Grande: 17,406
63F 2dr SportsRoof, Mach 1: 36,499
Total:
149,678


Retail Prices:
2dr Hardtop: $2,911.00
2dr SportsRoof: $2,973.00
Convertible: $3,227.00
2dr Hardtop Grande: $3,117.00
2dr SportsRoof Mach 1: $3,268.00
2dr SportsRoof Boss 351: $4,124.00

Available Engines:
250cid 1V 6cyl 145hp
302cid 2V V-8 210hp
351cid 2V V-8 240hp
351cid 4V V-8 280hp (CJ)
351cid 4V V-8 285hp
351cid 4V V-8 330hp (Boss)
429cid 4V V-8 370hp (CJ)
429cid 4V V-8 375hp (CJ-R)


Available Exterior Colors
ColorCode
Raven BlackA
Maroon MetallicB
Dark Ivy Green MetallicC
Grabber YellowD
Medium Yellow GoldE
Grabber LimeI
Grabber BlueJ
Wimbeldon WhiteM
Pastel BlueN
Medium Green MetallicP
Light Pewter MetallicV
Grabber Green MetallicZ
Bright Red3
Medium Brown Metallic5
Silver Blue Metallic6
Light Gold8
Gold MetallicSpecial
Gold GlamourSpecial

Vehicle Identification Numbers

Engine Codes
250cid 1V 6cyl 145hp L
302cid 2V V-8 210hp F
351cid 2V V-8 240hp H
351cid 4V V-8 280hp (CJ) M
351cid 4V V-8 285hp M
351cid 4V V-8 330hp (Boss) R
429cid 4V V-8 370hp (CJ) C
429cid 4V V-8 375hp (CJ-R) J
1 - Last digit of model year
F - Assembly plant (F-Dearborn, T-Metuchen)
01 - Body code (01-2dr hardtop, 02-2dr SportsRoof, 03-convertible, 04-2dr hardtop Grande, 05-2dr SportsRoof Mach 1)
M - Engine Code
100001 - Consecutive unit number
Example: 1F01M10000
1
Mustang Performance
Maximum Speed
108 mph (302cid)

0-60 mph
8.1 seconds (302cid)

0-100 mph
24.6 seconds (302cid)

Gas Mileage
A.F.C. 16 mpg (210hp V-8)














Specifications
Wheel Base: 109"
Height: 50.1"
Width: 74.1"
Length: 189.51"
Weight: 3560 lbs. (351CJ)







Engine Information

250 c.i. I-6 1V Carburetor

 

C.R.

9.0:1

Horsepower

145@4000

Torque

232@1600

302 c.i. V-8 2V Carburetor

 

C.R.

9:5

Horsepower

210@4600

Torque

296@2600

351 c.i. V-8 2V Carburetor

 

C.R.

10.0:1

Horsepower

240@4600

Torque

350 @2600

351(CJ) c.i. V-8 4V Carburetor

 

C.R.

9.0:1

Horsepower

280@5400

Torque

370@3400

351 c.i. V-8 4V Carburetor

 

C.R.

10.70:1

Horsepower

285@5400

Torque

370@3400

429 c.i. CJ-R 4V Carburetor

 

C.R.

11.3:1

Horsepower

370@5400

Torque

450@3400

429 c.i. SCJ-R 4V Carburetor

 

C.R.

11.3:1

Horsepower

375@5600

Torque

450@3400

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Black vinyl1A
Medium blue vinyl1B
Vermillion vinyl1E
Medium Ginger vinyl1F
Medium Green vinyl1R
White vinyl1W
Black knitted vinyl3A
White knitted vinyl3W
Vermillion cloth & vinyl2E
Medium Ginger cloth & vinyl2F
Medium Blue cloth & vinyl2B
Medium Green cloth & vinyl2R
Black knitted vinyl5A
White knitted vinyl5W
Vermillion knitted vinyl5E


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Medium Green knitted vinyl5R
Medium Ginger knitted vinyl5F
Black knitted vinylCA
White knitted vinylCW
Vermillion knitted vinylCE
Medium Blue knitted vinylCB
Medium Green knitted vinylCR
Medium Ginger knitted vinylCF
Black cloth & vinyl4A
Medium Blue cloth & vinyl4B
Vermillion cloth & vinyl4E
Medium Ginger cloth & vinyl4F
Medium Green cloth & vinyl4R