Mustang Super Cobra Jet

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Vehicle: Mustang Super Cobra Jet

Engine: 428 Cubic Inch

Transmission: C6 automatic

Colour: Meadowlark Yellow

Name: John Lyons

From: Invercargill

When did you buy it? 18 years ago

What is the vehicle’s history? Went from the United States to Perth, Australia, then to Invercargill

Have you altered it in any way? No, it’s original

What’s it like to drive? Very easy

What’s it worth? I’m not sure what it’s worth, but it’s not for sale

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Canterbury Plains

Top speed? I’m not sure, I haven’t gone there

Best driving experience? Road trip to the Mustang nationals in Wellington

Worst driving experience? When the engine blew up on the way to the Mustang nationals in Christchurch

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Zephyr, Zodiac, Cortina, lots of Falcons, XR Fairmont

Best music to drive to? REO Speedwagon

Describe your driving style: Reserved nowadays

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? McLaren

What was the first car you ever bought? Mark III Zephyr

Do you belong to any clubs? Southern Mustang Club

Event: 38th National Mustang Convention, Invercargill, Labour Weekend. More than 150 vehicles and up to 300 visitors are expected. Four days of events, including a car show at the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome, Saturday, October 21, 10am-4pm, open to the public. Entry, adults $5, children under 12 free.

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