Ford Mustang Drag Car “BATCAR” – 1965
Stock Number – 1801852
Year / Make / Model – 1965 A/FX Mustang Drag Car
Exterior Color – “BATCAR” – Rice & Holman Race Day Look
Interior Color – Black
Manufacture – Acme
Estimated Release Date – September 2022
Production Number – 750
Scale – 1:18
1965 Ford Mustang A/FX – “BATCAR”
NHRA 1966 Summer Nationals Champion
As the drag wars heated up among the factory hot rods, the Factory Experimental category of racing grew wildly in its popularity. The BATCAR , sponsored by the famous Rice & Homan Ford dealer, was one of 10 Mustangs commissioned by Ford to be made into purpose-built drag cars by the Holman & Moody team. The pilot of the BATCAR was one of the most accomplished drag racers of the day, Al Joniec. Al and the 427 cammer powered Mustang would set numerous records together. One of their quarter mile passes was 8.70 seconds at 170mph!
Another cool fact about the BATCAR is that it was one of the first A/FX cars to move the body back on the chassis to maximize weight transfer for racing, leading to the term “funny car”.
Be sure to check out the 1970 Ford F-350 Ramp Truck – “Bat Truck”
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