Ford Mustang is top-selling sports coupe for seventh straight year

Updated Apr 19, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The Blue Oval brand’s pony car continues to deliver.

The Dodge Challenger might’ve taken the top-selling muscle car crown from the Ford Mustang in the U.S., but the latter remains the leader in global sales. In celebration of the Mustang’s 58th anniversary, the renowned nameplate is once again hailed as the world’s best-selling sports coupe in 2021, its seventh consecutive win.

Ford Mustang front view

Ford Mustang

According to Ford’s analysis of registration data from S&P Global, the U.S. market had the strongest demand, representing 76 percent of its global sales. The Mustang’s sales also grew in other markets last year such as New Zealand by 54.3 percent, Brazil by 37.3 percent, and South Korea by 16.6 percent.

Leading the impressive 2021 sales is the return of the Ford Mustang Mach 1 which is powered by ‘the pinnacle’ of its 5.0-liter V8 engine performance. With the prestigious title, the Ford Mustang proves its name in the market as an iconic sports coupe that continues to deliver a thrilling experience for drivers around the world. This marks the Mustang’s seventh straight achievement of the said feat.

Ford Mustang rear view

Judged as the best-selling sports coupe in 2021

“When enthusiasts around the world get into a Mustang, they unlock that feeling of freedom and experience the open road,” said Ford Blue President Kumar Galhotra. “That feeling, along with iconic design, awesome powertrains, and a passionate global community all contribute to making Mustang a sales leader for the seventh year in a row.”

The Blue Oval company looks to further improve the model’s sales with its new special editions consisting of the Mustang Ice White, Shelby GT500 Heritage Edition, GT California Special, Coastal Limited, and Stealth.

Ford Mustang Mach-E front view

Ford Mustang Mach-E

In addition, the sports coupe’s electric vehicle (EV) counterpart, the Mustang Mach-E, was regarded as one of the hottest Ford products last year. It is one of the first EV models to be rolled out under the brand’s plan of offering all-electric vehicles by 2030. The Ford Mustang Mach-E is capable of reaching 483 kms. on a full charge, as well as getting from zero to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds.

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Know more about Ford Mustang 2022

Ford Mustang

Arguably the most popular vehicle from the Blue Oval company, the Ford Mustang is one powerful coupe that is competing in the market with its sixth-gen model. Ford Mustang 2022 Price Philippines from Php 2,948,000 to Php 7,760,000, depending on the variant. Speaking of variants, the Mustang comes with four variants in the Philippines, namely the 2.3L EcoBoost, 5.0L GT Fastback, 5.0L GT Convertible, and Shelby GT500. The base Mustang uses a 2.3-liter EcoBoost inline-4 engine that makes 310 hp and 475 Nm of torque, while the GT variants are powered by a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine that generates 460 hp and 569 Nm of torque. As for the top-spec Shelby GT500, it boasts a 5.2-liter supercharged V8 engine that churns out 760 hp and 847 Nm of torque. Only the Shelby GT500 utilizes a 7-speed Tremec dual-clutch transmission, while the rest offer a 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.

In terms of dimensions, this American sports car has a length of 4,788 mm, a width of 2,081 mm, and a height of 1,395 mm. Additionally, it comes with a wheelbase length of 2,721 mm and a ground clearance rated at 137 mm. The Mustang is competing in the local market against the likes of the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, and Nissan 370Z.

₱ 2,948,000 - ₱ 7,760,000

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