November 21, 1970 – Introduction of the Boss 351 Mustang

Ford introduced the Boss 351 Mustang on this day in 1970 for the 1971 model year at the Detroit Auto Show. The vehicles featured an 8-cylinder, 16-valve V8 pushing 330 BHP. The engine had an aluminum intake manifold, solid lifters, dual-point distributor, a six-quart oil pan, and cast-aluminum valve covers and 4-barrel carb system, allowing the Mustang to scream from 0 – 60 mph in 5.8 seconds. Only 1,806 Boss 351 Mustangs were built in 1971.

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