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Will Smith is an American producer, rapper, and actor with a unique taste in vehicles. The Fresh Prince has a considerable collection of fresh wheels in his Hidden Hills, California home garage.
His Maybach 57S and Rolls-Royce Ghost are his luxury go-to’s in the collection. The Bentley Azure has 50 more horsepower than the Rolls-Royce Ghost, making it the speed demon of his vehicle lineup. Smith’s Tesla Roadster can go as fast as 250 mph while the BMW i8 is the most futuristic looking.
Today, we will be highlighting the oldest car in his collection which is a 1965 Ford Mustang. Even though it is the cheapest one in his collection, it’s stylish, economical, and historical making it the most popular muscle car nationally and internationally.
Why Did Will Smith Get A Ford Mustang?
You may remember Will Smith riding a 2007 Shelby GT500 Mustang in his character role as Robert Neville in the 2007 film, “I Am Legend.” There were only 6 in production and this model is the only one of its kind left in the world. It was once listed on eBay for $27,000 and the dealer had it listed at $85,000, which is much less than other movie cars that have been sold online before.
This is not the same Mustang that Smith owns today. While the model in the movie was exclusively signed by the late Carroll Shelby himself, Smith’s 1965 Ford Mustang is just your ordinary ride with all the bells and whistles of the first and foremost original Ford Mustang model.
What’s So Special About The 1965 Ford Mustang?
The Fresh Prince owns the freshest Mustang wheels in history. In 2020 and 2021, the Mustang was voted the best muscle car sold internationally. The maximum 271 horsepower makes the vehicle a powerhouse.
The first Ford Mustang cost under $2,500 when it was originally released in April 1964. Fast forward to the present day, it costs about $20,000. Its cheaper cost does not undermine how symbolic of a vehicle this is amongst Smith’s collection of cars.
The 289 CID V-8 makes the Ford Mustang have cost-effective maintenance for a long-running reliable vehicle. If you had to modify it in any way, it could be easily done.
Ready, Set, Go, Mustang!
Ok, Will Smith is no Nascar driver. However, Mustangs make great racing cars because of their rear-wheel drive. The new model of the Ford Mustang MT3 is being modeled and will be released for competing in the International Motor Sports Race event in 2024. The 24 Hours of Daytona will be one of the events in which the vehicle will be featured.
Sure, we know this is still a couple of years away. Think about getting ready for when you spectate and bet on the event. If you want to bet on the races in the 24 Hours of Daytona or another car racing event, head to www.betstation.com to find a betting site that works for you. Once the event becomes closer to date, you can start placing your sports bets.
Other Features of the 1965 Ford Mustang
The early 1965 Ford Mustangs like the one Will Smith owns have many features that make them the best muscle car internationally. These Mustangs were also known as 1964½ models. Other features of this class of cars include:
- Muscular curvature that has a popular sporty look.
- Comes in a coupe or a convertible for more options.
- Different rear-end gear ratios to choose from.
- Automatic transmission or a 3-speed or 4-speed transmission is available.
- Over 121,500 of this model were released on the market between March 1964 to August 1964.
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