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1989 LX 5.0L Sport Mustang


LX 5.0L Sport

1989 LX 5.0L Sport offered much of the performance of the Mustang GT but in the LX body style for the 2-door coupe, hatchback, and convertible. 1989 was the first year of this special model which was offered on the base level Mustang up to 1993. The 1989 LX 5.0L Sport included the 225hp 5.0L V8 engine, GT suspension (pressurized front struts and rear Quadra-shock), 14.7:1 constant ratio power rack-and-pinion steering, traction-lok axle, 5-speed manual transmission, 15x7 inch 10-hole cast aluminum wheels, performance radial tires, and the hatchback/convertible received articulated front bucket seats.

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Examples of a 1989 LX 5.0L Sport Mustang
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Bright Regatta Blue LX 5.0L Sport
1989 Mustang 5.0 LX hatchback with a new 302 long block V8 GT40 crate motor from Ford racing, rated at 320 Horse Power. This mustang has its original LX packaged styled road wheels.

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Dark Shadow Blue LX 5.0L Sport
Dark Shadow Blue 1989 Mustang LX convertible with larger of the two engines offered in 1989 a 225hp (at 4200rpm), 302 cubic inch (5.0 liter), electronic fuel injected, high output V8 engine. This car has aftermarket cobra wheels.

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Bright Red LX 5.0L Sport
Check out this low milage, terrific condition, Bright Red 1989 5.0L LX Mustang with later year 5-spoke wheels owned by Daniel Lewis of Canada. This is the first year of the LX 5.0L Sport Mustang which offered many of the GT features (5.0L V8 engine, GT suspension, GT seats, etc.) on the base-level Mustang LX two-door coupe, three-door hatchback, and convertible from 1989 through 1993. This special model is our Attitude Of The Week starting December 19, 2018.

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Medium Shadow Blue LX 5.0L Sport
Gary sends us these photos of his Medium Shadow Blue 1989 LX 5.0L Sport Mustang hatchback just before he sold it. 1989 was the first year for the LX 5.0L Sport special edition which included many of the GT options, including the 5.0L V8 engine, on the base level Mustang body. This special edition was offered from 1989 through 1993. The 1989 Mustang sales brochure says, For 1989, Mustang LX has an added twist - the LX 5.0L Sport. It comes with the awesome performance of the 5.0L GT engine and the taut handling of the GT suspension all wrapped up in the smooth styling of the LX. And it's available in 2-door hatchback, 2-door sedan, and convertible models The standard transmission is the 5-speed manual or you can opt for the convenience of the automatic overdrive transmission. The suspension system is the same as that used for the GT. Gas-pressured front structs and rear Quadra-shock set-up to give a trim, performance ride. Quick 14.7:1 constant ratio power rack-and-pinion steering. Traction-Lok axle and performance radials with 10-hole cast aluminum wheels are also part of the package. Hatchback and convertible models include articulated front bucket seats. The adjustable features of these seats include reclining backs, seat cushion side bolsters, under-thigh support and power lumbar support. Low back buckets are included with the 2-door sedan model.

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Cabernet Red LX 5.0L Sport
Cabernet Red 1989 Mustang LX convertible with the 225hp (at 4200rpm), 302 cubic inch (5.0 liter), electronic fuel injected, high-output V8 engine option and aftermarket Cobra wheels.

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Cabernet Red LX 5.0L Sport
Cabernet Red 1989 Mustang 5.0 LX hatchback with the 225hp (at 4200rpm), 5.0 liter (302ci), high output, V8 engine. When the 5.0L V8 was ordered with the LX, it came with the 10-spoke alloy wheels, dual exhaust, the 5.0 fender emblem, and tachometer.

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Almond LX 5.0L Sport
Almond 1989 Mustang LX hatchback with a tan interior and a 5.0 liter engine under the hood. This one is optioned with air conditioning, cruise control, power locks, power windows, and a cassette tape player!

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Tropical Yellow LX 5.0L Sport
Tropical Yellow 1989 Mustang LX convertible with a black top and a tan interior. Tropical Yellow is a light yellow carried over from 1988. It was called Mimosa Yellow in 1988. These wheels are sometimes known as phone-dial wheels. Do you remember when phones had to be dialed?

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Dark Gray LX 5.0L Sport
This Dark Gray 1989 Mustang is a LX 5.0L Sport which offers much of the performance of the Mustang GT but in the LX body style for the 2-door coupe, hatchback, and convertible. 1989 was the first year of this special model which was offered on the base level Mustang up to 1993. This amazing example has only 9,000 miles on it.

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Tropical Yellow LX 5.0L Sport
Tropical Yellow with white interior, 1989 Mustang 5.0 LX convertible at the 2010 Mustang Roundup car show in Bellevue, Washington.

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