Nice & interesting comments on the birth of the Mustang! The name Mustang seems to follow 2 tracks. One, with Mr. John Najjar a Ford designer c. 1962 who came up with the name Mustang after his favorite WW II aircraft the P-51 Mustang.
..and second, a guy named Phil Clark also a design engineer who 1st worked for GM and then moved to Ford c. 1960s who saw the Nevada wild horses once. His daughter Holly found some interesting data/drawings c. 1980s on the design of the prototype Mustang I & the original drawings of the horse on the grill. Plz Google Phil Clark GB for more details.
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