Ford Mustang, without a doubt, has not just become an American icon since 1964, but in recent years it has also become one of the best-selling American sports cars.
Sure, the nameplate is now 56 years old, but it has grown a lot to the point that its fanbase has become multi-generational.
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On April 17, 2020, Mustang Day, Jim Farley, the Chief Operating Officer of Ford Motor Company says that:
“We’re proud of our growing Mustang Stable and performance variants. From Sweden to Shanghai, more and more driving enthusiasts are enjoying the feeling of freedom and the American open road in these new Mustangs. We are honored to serve our owners, enthusiasts and fans for 56 years and counting.”
This statement by Mr. Farley was spoken in Dearborn, Michigan, the birthplace of the Mustang Marque, and the hometown of the Ford Motor Company itself. Here, the first generation 1967-1968 Mustang rolled out under the supervision of the legend himself, Lee Iacocca.
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The Mustang’s Triple Sales Crown
According to HIS Markit, a global information, analytics, and solutions company, the Ford Mustang has sold 102,090 units last year. This makes the said model the best-selling sports car in the world in 2019.
In turn, this also marks the fifth consecutive year that the Ford Mustang was the best-selling coupe in the world.
In the United States alone, the Ford Mustang sold 72,489 units in 2019. In 2018, Ford has sold around 10 million Mustangs since the nameplate started back in 1964. This also makes the Mustang America’s best selling sports car of the last 50 years.
The Mustang is a sign that people still like fun to drive cars. Fuel economy be damned
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The Current Global Mustang Lineup
Currently, 12 Mustang variants are available worldwide. These include the humble but very exciting EcoBoost and the powerful GT models, which are currently available here in the Philippines.
There’s the deliciously retro-modern Mustang Bullitt, the Mustang Shelby GT 350, the Shelby GT350R, and the Shelby GT500. All of these also come with each of their own optional packages, performance or aesthetic wise.
Are you excited for what’s to come for the Ford Mustang? Do you want more Mustang variants to come here to the Philippines? We all do.
For the latest updates in the automotive industry, keep reading here on Philkotse.com.
Know more about Ford Mustang 2022
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.
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