Tag: Gene Winfield
Beginning in fall 1962 through 1965, Ford created the Ford Custom Car Caravan to campaign customized and performance-themed Fords. The 1963 Caravan included the Mustang I and Mustang II. Later Ford reached out to prominent customizers and commissioned additional custom cars for the tour including the Mustang III built by Dearborn Steel Tubing.
The Mustang III and the Ford Custom Car Caravan: An Interview with the King of Kustoms Gene Winfield
Gene Winfield has been building custom cars for over 60 years and continues to be one of the premier customizers in the world. Last week, I had the honor to interview the King of Kustoms.
At the request of the Ford Marketing Division, Dearborn Steel Tubing was given the ninth pre-production Mustang ever built. Dearborn Steel Tubing, Ford's prototype/concept show car supplier, was asked to build the two-passenger Mustang III fiberglass fastback to tour with the Ford Custom Car Caravan and be displayed at