Big-block Candy Apple Mustang Primped and Ready for Close-up

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Every fine detail of the 1967 Ford Mustang GTA fastback is examined in this quick video.

The video above comes to us from the Watch This Car YouTube channel and it features a close-up walk-around of a 1967 Ford Mustang GTA fastback S-Code. While all classic Mustangs are beautiful in their own way, Hollywood made the early fastback models the object of many gearheads’ desires and when the first physical refresh of America’s favorite pony car came around in 1967, a star was born.

The 1967 Ford Mustang fastback is one of the most sought-after performance cars in American history and during that model year, the 390-cubic inch V8 was the biggest, most powerful engine offered. 1967 was also the only model year when the GTA package was available, so the big block-powered pony car in the video above is easily one of the most desirable classic Mustangs.

1967 Mustang GTA Front Corner

GTA S-Code

The 1967 Ford Mustang was the only one to be offered with the GTA package. The GTA package was the GT package with an automatic transmission and come 1968, the automatic transmission was simply an option for the GT rather than a package of its own, but for 1967, GTA was a unique offering.

1967 Mustang GTA Rocker

Next, while the 1967 Mustang GTA was offered with a few different engines, the S-Code options introduced the 390-cubic inch V8 with 320 horsepower and 427 lb-ft of torque. This was the most powerful engine option for 1967 and during the classic era, only the 428 and 429 engines were stronger.

1967 Mustang GTA Rear

In the long run, if you want a 1967 Ford Mustang that has all of the most desirable options, you want a GTA fastback with the S-Code 390; just like the car shown in the video above.

1967 Mustang GTA Interior

Walk-Around

In the video above, we get to check out a 1967 Mustang GTA fastback from Poland in Candy Apple Red from every angle, inside and out. We don’t get to see the 390-cubic inch engine, but we get a good look at every inch of the exterior along with a quick look at the interior, allowing us to behold the beauty of this big block pony car.

1967 Mustang GTA Rear Corner

The video ends with the S-Code Mustang GTA firing up and driving away, so crank up your speakers and enjoy!

1967 Mustang GTA Front End

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A lifetime automotive expert, diehard Dodge fan, and respected auto journalist for over 10 years, Patrick Rall is highly experienced in the automotive world. He has clocked in time as an auto mechanic, longtime drag racer and now auto journalist who contributes to nearly a dozen popular websites dedicated to fellow enthusiasts.

“Before I was old enough to walk, my dad was taking me to various types of racing events, from local drag racing to the Daytona 500,” says Rall. “He owned a repair shop and had a variety of performance cars when I was young, but by the time I was 16, he was ready to build me my first drag car: a 1983 Dodge Mirada that ran low 12s. I spent 10 years traveling around the country, racing with my dad by my side. While we live in different areas of the country, my dad still drag races at 80 years old in the car that he built when I was 16. Meanwhile, I race other vehicles, including my 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and my 1972 Dodge Demon 340.

“Although I went to college for accounting, my time in my dad’s shop growing up allowed me the knowledge to spend time working as a mechanic before getting my accounting degree, at which point I worked in the office of a dealership group,” adds Rall. “While I was working in the accounting world, I continued racing and taking pictures of cars at the track. Over time, I began showing off those pictures online and that led to my writing.

“Ten years ago, I left the accounting world to become a full-time automotive writer and I am living proof that if you love what you do, you will never ‘work’ a day in your life. I love covering the automotive industry and everything involved with the job. I was fortunate to turn my love of the automotive world into a hobby that led to an exciting career, with my past of working as a mechanic and as an accountant in the automotive world provides me with a unique perspective of the industry.

“My experience drag racing for more than 20 years coupled with a newfound interest in road racing over the past decade allows me to push performance cars to their limit, while my role as a horse stable manager gives me vast experience towing and hauling with all of the newest trucks on the market today.

“Being based on Detroit, I never miss the North American International Auto Show, the Woodward Dream Cruise and Roadkill Nights, along with spending plenty of time raising hell on Detroit’s Woodward Avenue with the best muscle car crowd in the world.”

“Before I was old enough to walk, my dad was taking me to various types of racing events, from local drag racing to the Daytona 500,” says Rall. “He owned a repair shop and had a variety of performance cars when I was young, but by the time I was 16, he was ready to build me my first drag car: a 1983 Dodge Mirada that ran low 12s. I spent 10 years traveling around the country, racing with my dad by my side. While we live in different areas of the country, my dad still drag races at 80 years old in the car that he built when I was 16. Meanwhile, I race other vehicles, including my 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and my 1972 Dodge Demon 340.

“Although I went to college for accounting, my time in my dad’s shop growing up allowed me the knowledge to spend time working as a mechanic before getting my accounting degree, at which point I worked in the office of a dealership group,” adds Rall. “While I was working in the accounting world, I continued racing and taking pictures of cars at the track. Over time, I began showing off those pictures online and that led to my writing.

“Ten years ago, I left the accounting world to become a full-time automotive writer and I am living proof that if you love what you do, you will never ‘work’ a day in your life. I love covering the automotive industry and everything involved with the job. I was fortunate to turn my love of the automotive world into a hobby that led to an exciting career, with my past of working as a mechanic and as an accountant in the automotive world provides me with a unique perspective of the industry.

“My experience drag racing for more than 20 years coupled with a newfound interest in road racing over the past decade allows me to push performance cars to their limit, while my role as a horse stable manager gives me vast experience towing and hauling with all of the newest trucks on the market today.

“Being based on Detroit, I never miss the North American International Auto Show, the Woodward Dream Cruise and Roadkill Nights, along with spending plenty of time raising hell on Detroit’s Woodward Avenue with the best muscle car crowd in the world.”

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