1982 Ford Mustang Intermeccanica Cabrio – Ultimate Guide

1982 Ford Mustang Cabrio

Ford contracted  Intermeccanica Custom Coach Builders to build the Mustang Cabrio convertible. The conversion used parts from a Mercedes-Benz.

In 1980 this project started out as a deal with FORD to produce factory-authorized Mustang convertibles. They had beaten Carson Concepts and ASC(American Sunroof ) for the contract since IM had the best mechanism developed. The mechanism was like a Mercedes 220, finished with boot and folded down to a 4 ½” stack under the cover. Ford later pulled the plug on the deal for one reason or another.

The ASC McLaren is a direct descendant of the Intermeccanica Mustang convertible. Approximately 1200 non-factory authorized Mustang convertibles were produced.

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