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Sad news Gale Halderman, designer of the Mustang dies at 87 – Tom Stahler @ClassicCars.com

Sad news Gale Halderman, designer of the Mustang dies at 87 – Tom Stahler @ClassicCars.com

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Gale Halderman, the original designer of the Ford Mustang, died April 29 near Dayton, Ohio. Halderman, he was 87

His iconic Mustang design sold more than 8 million units, inspired 6 model generations of design and has been continuously built for more than 50 years.

Jimmy Dinsmore, author of Mustang by Design: Gale Halderman and the Creation of Ford’s Iconic Pony Car, and spokesman for the Halderman family said, “To have lived 87 years and to have designed something that is part of pop culture and automotive history, he had such an impact.”

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