1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II


The 1978 Ford Mustang II available for sale is a hatchback with three doors, sporting a vibrant yellow exterior paired with black vinyl and patterned cloth upholstery on the inside. It is equipped with a robust 302ci V8 engine, which is mated to a three-speed automatic transmission. Notable features comprise detachable T-top roof panels, power steering, front disc brakes, custom 14″ wheels, air conditioning, and an AM/FM/CB radio.

No Reserve: 1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II

This vehicle was initially dispatched to Ruttan Ford Sales located in Kent, Ohio. It had a significant period of storage before being acquired by the current seller in 2022. Presently, this Mustang II is being auctioned in Georgia without a set reserve price. The car comes with valuable inclusions such as a Deluxe Marti report, original manufacturer’s literature, warranty card, handwritten fuel log, service records, and a clean title from Pennsylvania.

No Reserve: 1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II

The car left the factory finished in Bright Yellow (6E) with black removable T-top roof panels. Additional exterior details include dual mirrors, body-color bumpers with black overriders, and black accent stripes. The selling dealer notes cracks in the rear bumper, and corrosion is visible near the rear glass and in the door jambs. Photos showing flaws on the front lower valance and various additional blemishes can be viewed in the gallery below.

No Reserve: 1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II

Aftermarket 14″machine-finished five-spoke wheels are wrapped in 185/75 Hankook Optimo tires. The car is equipped with power steering, power-assisted front disc brakes, and rear drum brakes. The selling dealer notes that the center caps are missing, and photos show oxidation on the wheels.

No Reserve: 1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II

The front bucket seats and the rear bench seat are trimmed in black vinyl with patterned cloth inserts. Appointments include a floor-mounted shifter, a rear window defroster, air conditioning, Ford-branded door sill plates, and an AM/FM/CB radio with an eight-track player as well as a Sparkomatic equalizer mounted under the dash. Replacement hatch struts were installed in preparation for the sale. The selling dealer notes a hole in the driver-side carpeting.

No Reserve: 1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II

The three-spoke steering wheel sits ahead of a 120-mph speedometer, a tachometer, and auxiliary gauges. The five-digit odometer shows 36k miles.

No Reserve: 1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II

The 302ci V8 was factory rated at 139 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. An oil change was performed in preparation for the sale. The radiator shroud and the intake duct are broken.

No Reserve: 1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II

Power is sent to the rear wheels through a three-speed C4 automatic transmission. Photos show a hole in the muffler along with corrosion on various underbody components, and additional photos of the underside are presented in the gallery below.

No Reserve: 1978 Ford Mustang II Cobra II

The Deluxe Marti Report displays initial delivery to Ruttan Ford Sales Inc of Kent, Ohio, and it lists factory equipment and colors along with production dates and statistics. Manufacturer’s literature, a warranty card, a handwritten fuel log, and various service records are included in the sale.






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