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Ford Mustang Marks 50 Years with All-New Sleek Design, Innovative Technologies and World-Class Performance

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 continents.

"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, Ford Global Marketing, Sales and Service and Lincoln.

To read the full article, click here.

Mustang Interior
Horsepower Unleashed – Motivating the All-New Ford Mustang

The all-new Ford Mustang offers a choice of engines available with either manual or automatic transmissions that make it a great all-around performer no matter how you mix and match.

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Ford Reveals New Mustang for Europe

Ford today unveiled the new Ford Mustang – the first Mustang ever to go on sale in Europe in almost 50 years of production.

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Gail Wise
Meet Gail Wise, the Woman Believed to Be the World’s First Production Ford Mustang Owner

In 1964, Gail Brown was 22 years old and just starting out in the world. The elementary school teacher, then living with her parents and getting to work with her mother's '57 Ford Fairlane 500 convertible, yearned for a car of her own.

To read the full article, click here.

Mustang Memories
Mustang Memories with Gunnar Herrmann

Gunnar Herrmann, vice president, Quality, Ford of Europe, is a massive Ford Mustang fan and he drove a 5.0-liter V8 convertible in the 1990s.

To read the full article, click here.

Video Corner
Clay Mustang
Introducing the All-New Ford Mustang

The Ford leadership team discusses the importance of Mustang.

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Outside Voices
2015 Mustang Unveiled to Crowds Around the World
(Detroit Free Press) Ford Mustang enthusiasts around the world are getting their first look at the all-new 2015 model today with a series of events on four continents. To read the full article, click here.

Ford Unveils Sixth-Generation Mustang for 50th Anniversary
(LA Times) Ford unveiled the sixth generation of its Mustang on Wednesday night, nearly 50 years after the original debuted at the New York World's Fair. To read the full article, click here

Ford Launches New Global Mustang to Buoy Brand, Boost Margins
(Reuters) Nearly 50 years after launching its affordable sports car, Ford is unveiling a global redesign of the Mustang to burnish the U.S. automaker's image and spur sales of its more expensive models. To read the full article, click here.

2015 Mustang Radically New, Retro, Too
(USA Today) A 1964 copy of the Saturday Evening Post magazine at Ford Motor's archives here has the Beatles on the cover, on the cusp of making a huge splash on the U.S. music scene. Inside, a two-page ad for Kodak photo film, and another ad for the new Ford Mustang. To read the full article, click here.

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