Six Ford Mustang Facts

The sixth generation of Ford Mustang was revealed in December 2013 and followed in the footsteps of the five previous iterations which represent one of the most iconic American cars of all time. This car is said to be the first ‘global Mustang’ with the new design reflecting the desire for the Mustang to be a worldwide seller

Six Ford Mustang Facts

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1. The very first Ford Mustang rolled off of the assembly line on March 9th 1964…

…when the car officially went on sale on April 17th 1964 it sold 22,000 on the first day.

2. The original Ford Mustang retailed at around $2500 – the equivalent of nearly $19000 in 2014…

…the basic sixth generation model will set you back $24,425.

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3. Steve McQueen drove a Mustang in the 1968 movie Bullitt…

…to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic film, Ford released a special ‘Bullitt’ model of the Mustang GT.

4. In 1965 Ford released a special edition ‘Playboy Pink’ Mustang…

…it was given as a prize to the 1964 Playboy Playmate of the Year and has passed into car collector legend as one of the most collectible special edition Mustangs.

5. Ford produced its 9 millionth Mustang in 2008…

…A GT convertible sold in Iowa. The new sixth generation Mustang should push them past ten million within the next few years.

6. The peak year for Mustang sales was 1966 – 607,568 were bought in America…

…Ford currently sell, on average, around 75,000 Mustangs in the U.S.

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