DEARBORN – The next chapter in the life of the iconic pony car
begins today as the all-new Ford Mustang – loaded with innovative
technologies and delivering world-class levels of performance – is
simultaneously revealed around the globe in six cities on four
“Ford Mustang inspires passion like no other car,” said Raj Nair,
Ford group vice president, global product development. “The visceral
look, sound and performance of Mustang resonates with people, even if
they’ve never driven one. Mustang is definitely more than just a car –
it is the heart and soul of Ford.”
Mustang’s impact goes well beyond the 9 million-plus cars sold in
its 50 years of continuous production. It has made thousands of
appearances in film, television, music and video games, and is the
world’s most-liked vehicle on Facebook. For the first time ever, Ford
will bring Mustang to customers in key parts of Europe and Asia.
“We crafted this car with the goal of creating a contemporary
interpretation of Mustang – an American automotive icon that symbolizes
optimism and freedom for millions of people around the world,” said Jim
Farley, executive vice president of Ford global marketing, sales and
service and Lincoln.
50 years of Mustang
April 17, 2014, marks the
50th anniversary of the introduction of the original Ford Mustang and
each 2015 model celebrates the milestone with a badge on the instrument
panel that includes the galloping pony logo and the words “Mustang –
Since 1964.” Mustang will continue to be built in the United States at
Flat Rock Assembly Plant.
“From day one, we knew if we were going to build a new Mustang, we
had to do it right,” said Pericak. “We built a new Mustang from the
ground up that is quicker, better-looking, more refined and more
efficient, without losing any of the raw appeal that people ave
associated with Mustang for half a century.”Click here, for the full release.