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Page 8 of the 1978 Ford Mustang promotional booklet shows a White Mustang II with T-Roof and white painted styled steel wheels. The text (shown on the next page) for this image reads: Styling that makes the sky your limit. Mustang II with T-Roof Convertible. It will suit you to a "T"! The optional "T-Roof," which was so well received when it was introduced last year, is again available on all 3-door models (including 2+2, Mach 1, Cobra II and King Cobra). Shown with optional Rallye Appearance Package and in White (Code 9D), the "T-Roof" has the advantages of a convertible, yet it still retains the advantages of a hardtop. It features twin glass panels with a wide vinyl-inserted "roof band." Smoke-tinted, tempered safety glass panels can be easily removed in a matter of seconds. Vinyl pouches are provided for convenient truck storage. The "T-Roof". It makes the sky your limit, the moon and stars your ceiling, and the sun drops by most every day, thanks to still yet another better idea from Ford.
Two Mustangs are shown on page 9 of the 1978 Ford Mustang promotional brochure. The first is a Bright Yellow Mach 1 with black lower Tu-tone paint and white styled steel wheels with trim rings. The second car is a Black Mustang II hatchback with Rallye Appearance Package. This car features dual gold color bodyside/hood stripes (pinstripes), black moldings, black door handles and locks, black antenna (when Ford radio is ordered), black wiper arms, black front spoiler, gold grille and gold-color taillights surround molding, black dual sport mirrors, dual gold accents on bumper rub strips, four white styled steel wheels with trim rings, and in this case white vinyl seats with gold-ribbed velour Touraine cloth inserts. Other interior features of this car are gold welting and gold-color door panel moldings and color-keyed carpeting. The Rallye Appearance Package can also be ordered with black interior trim. Part of the text for the Black Mustang II says: If you're a man of distinction, then this highly popular optional package is for you.
The text on the next page for this car reads: You've got an audience with the King. King Cobra. The new King of the road! Presenting ...the King Cobra. Unmistakably bold. The ultimate in flair. A car designed to rule its class. Experience the way King Cobra exuberantly merges in traffic. Enjoy its superb ride and handling. The way it corners and hugs the road. And check out all the features of the King Cobra option. Features like: Unique tape treatment, pinstriping on all major area, words "King Cobra" on sides and rear decklid spoiler; Distinctive hood scoop with emblem; Unique front air dam; Color-keyed dual sport mirrors; Rear quarter flair, and much more. The King Cobra, shown in Bright Red (Code 2R) with optional "T-Roof" Convertible, also has all the power you want. It includes a 5.0 litre (302 CID) 2V V8 engine, 4-speed floor shift, power front disc brakes, power steering, raised white letter radial tires and Rallye Package which includes extra cooling, heavy duty springs, adjustable shock absorbers, rear stabilizer bar and dual sport mirrors. Other great features of the King Cobra option include: Unique snake decal. The King Cobra trademark that signifies it's a standout. And the bold black grille makes your King Cobra striking. Rear deck spoiler. A crowning touch available in a wide array of colors. King Cobra ... drive it at your local Ford Dealer's. You'll then see why it's called King!
Page 11 of the 1978 Ford Mustang promotional brochure shows some of the features of the 1978 introduced King Cobra and standard Cobra Mustang II. The Cobra II got a new stripe tape treatment mid-year with tri-color tape stripes, large "Cobra" block letters midlevel on the side and decklid spoiler
Page 12 of the 1978 Ford Mustang promotional booklet shows some of the standard and optional interior options. Its says that most can be ordered in Tangerine, Aqua (shown here), Bright Red, Black, White, and Chamois.
Page 13 of the 1978 Ford Mustang promotional booklet shows the four main seat covering styles. (A) Stirling Cloth/Vinyl Interior.
optional "striking" plaid cloth shown here in right red adds a real sporty, Scottish-type flavor
also in Tangerine, Aqua, and Chamois. (B) Ashton Cloth/Vinyl Interior.
is a no cost option on most models is a "sporty" checked Ashton cloth shown here in Chamois but also comes in Bright Red, Aqua, and Black. (C) All-Vinyl Trim
which is standard on base models. And (D) Rallye Appearance Package Trim
shown here as white with gold seat inserts, beading, and accents; but also comes in Black with gold inserts, beading and accents.
Page 14 of the 1978 Ford Mustang promotional booklet shows some of the options. Page 15 has the rest.
Page 15 of the 1978 Ford Mustang promotional booklet shows the rest of the options available including the wheel options.
The back cover of the 1978 Ford Mustang promotional booklet shows the 6 main body styles and option packages: standard 2-door coupe, Ghia 2-door coupe, standard hatchback, Mach 1 hatchback, Cobra II hatchback, and King Cobra hatchback.
Check out this Chamois tan 1978 Mustang II hatchback with color matched body side moldings, styled steel wheels with trim rings, and the 2.3L (140ci) 4-cylinder engine. This is one of 3 yellows or golds offered on a Mustang in 1978. A Bright Yellow and a Chamois Glow (gold) was also offered. See our 1978 Mustang Data Explorer
for more color information.
Left side view of a Chamois tan 1978 Mustang II hatchback with styled steel wheels and trim rings.
Chamois yellow-tan 1978 Mustang II hatchback, rear left view.
Grille view of a Chamois tan 1978 Mustang II, 2.3L, 4-cylinder, hatchback.
Here is a quick view of the interior from the rear hatch.
The interior is in pretty good condition with 135,000 miles on the car (65,000 miles on the engine). The center console looks a little odd (too tall).
This 2.3L, 4-cylinder engine has been replaced.
Yellow, orange, red tri-striped White 1978 Mustang coupe with grille mounted fog lamps and full wheel covers. This Ford promotional photo shows some of the amazing stripe options available in 1978.
Tangerine 1978 Mustang II hatchback with a 4-cylinder engine and a manual transmission. This one has cool factory T-Top roof glass. This was Ford's alternative to the elimination of the convertible body style.
Tangerine 1978 Mustang II hatchback, front end view. The grille is blacked out.
Tangerine 1978 Mustang II hatchback, right front view. I wonder if those black door mirrors are factory items or added later.
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