Another 50th birthday celebration brings together the best of every generation.
Following the New York Auto Show and its widespread Mustangmadness, we've all seen our fair share of the Mustang’s 50th anniversarycelebrations. But with 50 years-worth of automotive awesomeness and so manyexamples still in top shape, there’s definitely room for one more. That’s whythe Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles is preparing an epic exhibit called “MustangsForever: 50 Years of a Legend,” which promises to bring together pony cars fromevery generation.
The exhibit opens to the public this weekend and showcases some 20 examples, each with a significant historic importance and a special tie toCalifornia. Highlights include a 1967 “MALCO Gasser;” a 1969 “Four-Engine”dragster; four Shelby Mustangs; a 1968 GT California Special; Ronald Reagan’spersonal 1965 Mustang convertible; and of course, the 1971 Eleanor Mustang from ‘Gonein 60 Seconds’. Most of the participants will remain on display until October.