The process of designing and developing new cars is time consuming and costly. You don’t want to commit to investing hundreds of millions of dollars without seriously considering a lot of alternatives. Even Ford and the Ford Mustangs went through this process.
Over the past five decades, Ford designers and engineers have drawn, built and tested countless cars that might have carried the Mustang galloping pony badge. Only a fraction of those have ever actually made it to production. We’ve dug into the Ford archives to find some of the cars that didn’t make it, so you can ponder what might have been.