Lennart Ribring was born in Sweden in 1919. A Ford Model T was launched only 11 ...
Lennart Ribring was born in Sweden in 1919. A Ford Model T was launched only 11 years prior. That makes him 97-years-old.
Lennart Ribring has also been the huge fan of the Mustang ever since he first saw the original 1964.5 Mustang, that passion hasn’t faded as the year sand decades have gone by.
And instead of just accepting his advanced age, Leennart Ribring is embracing it and life in general. At 97 years young, he just bought the brand-new 2016 Mustang GT. No EcoBoost, and no six-speed automatic.
The 5.0-liter V8 with the six-speed manual was his preference. What’s even cooler is that he’s officially the oldest Mustang driver in the world, Ford wanted traveled to Sweden to meet the man himself.
The result is this short video, documenting Lennart Ribring’s decades-long Mustang love affair, how he taught his son to drive in the Mustang, and why there was no option for him other than the new Mustang GT.
So for anyone who thinks that aging means you can no longer have fun, think again. Well, Lennart Ribring is proof that you are never too old to enjoy your passions.
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