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post #1 of 35 (permalink) Old 12-15-2003, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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The sports roofs (primaraly '65-'66) where they ither 2+2 and GT only?
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2 in the front and 2 in the back.

All fastbacks are 2+2's but not all are GT's.

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The way i understand it was a european thing. Ford wanted to get in that market heaver and the sporty fastback was the why to do it.



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As stated, 2 people could sit in the front, and if the rear seat were folded up 2 more could sit in back. The "2+2" designation had nothing to do with the GT package other than the "Mustang 2+2" emblems were deleted in favor of the GT badges. Those fastbacks were technically 2+2s as well.

I've heard that because the fold-down rear seat became an option after 1966, the 2+2 designation no longer applied. Makes sense to me.

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Hey Joe,
How about 2 Sporty 2 Be True
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Hello.It has to do with the seating configuration of a 'sports car'.They are typically two seaters.The earliest cars that I've heard of with that 2+2 thing were some Ferraris.It means That the car is functionally a two seater,but if you have to you can shoe-horn two kids or very,very short-legged adults into the back.
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You should have said Quatro! LOL
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The 2 + 2 concept indicates two front bucket seats and two rear seats. I can go further and state the two doors but the 2+2 references the seats available (no bench rear seat for three passengers).
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Welcome to this forum.
Do you realize you resuscitated a 12.5 year old thread?
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Do you realize you resuscitated a 12.5 year old thread?
And do you realize you are responding to someone from the planet C A L I F O R N I A ? The cutting of some slack is in order here.

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Well, 2+2 does still equal 4 even 12.5 years later.

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"The 2 + 2 concept indicates two front bucket seats and two rear seats."

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I believe that is correct from all that I have read over the years. 2+2 refers to the seating configuration.

So in theory, The coupe and the convertible ARE ALSO 2+2 cars and NOT just the fastback., even though the fastback got the 2+2 in its naming configuration. The fact that the fastback has a fold up/down rear seat is irrelevant other than the fact that it opens up to seat two people...hence 2+2...


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A 2+2 is a 2 seater where the back has a package tray that can be flipped up to reveal a rear seat for two additional passengers. Coupes and convertibles do not have that and so are not considered 2+2s. They are just four or five passenger vehicles.
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