In 1964, Henry Ford II unveiled the muscle car at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Since then, April 17th is considered as the National Mustang Day. According to recent data, Mustang became the world’s best-selling sports coupe in 2018 following the car maintained a good selling graph in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
There have been reports that more than 113,066 Mustangs had been sold in 2018 throughout the world and 75,842 units of the car which is more than two-thirds of its sales were sold in the United States. Manufacturer in 2018 sold the Mustang in 146 countries worldwide.
“We broke the mold when Ford launched the Mustang 55 years ago,” said Ford’s global markets president, Jim Farley. “Nothing says freedom, the wind in your hair and the joy of driving like Mustang; it’s an icon. The roar of its V-8 on a spring day, there’s nothing better. No wonder it’s the most popular sports coupe in the world.”
Recently Ford interacted with the news channels and reported that since the launch of the Mustang in 2015, Ford sold more than 500,000 units of the sports car. “Mustang sales accounted for 15.4 percent of its market segment, attributing its half-point gain to the Mustang Bullitt after it exceeded sales forecasts by 25 percent,” Ford added.