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Mario Lopez Dishes on His 1965 Ford Mustang

This California-born actor and television host rose to fame as high school wrestler A.C. Slater on the hit NBC sitcom “Saved by the Bell.” Since then, he has hosted TV shows like “America’s Best Dance Crew,” performed on Broadway, and hosted several radio programs, including “ON with Mario Lopez” on Premiere Networks. Watch him on “Extra” weeknights on NBC.

What was your first car?

My first car was a red 1965 Ford Mustang.

How did you acquire it?

My dad bought it used from an auto trader. He paid $3,500 for it and fixed it up.

What is your favorite memory of the car?

I actually went on my first date in this car. I took a girl out in the Mustang on my first date.

What happened to it?

I sold it, regrettably!

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