9 Millionth Mustang Rolls Off The Assembly Line
Less than a week after the 44th anniversary of the Mustang the 9 millionth stallion has rolled off the production line. On April 17th the milestone Mustang, a GT Convertible, went to a dealership in Iowa for delivery to its lucky customer.
The Mustang is Ford’s longest running nameplate having been introduced on April 17, 1964 at the New York Motor show. Sales of the first mustang were phenomenal, selling over 22,000 units of the first day alone and 419,000 in the first 12 months.
With almost 45 years under it’s belt it’s safe to say the Mustang has a safe future ahead of itself.
Ford Motor Company announced today it has built its 9 millionth Mustang. The GT Convertible Mustang is heading west to be delivered to a dealership in Iowa.
The Ford Mustang, approaching its 45th anniversary on April 17th, 2009, is one of the most widely recognized vehicles in the world. Today, one of every two sports cars sold in America is a Ford Mustang. The Mustang is also Ford Motor Company’s longest-running nameplate. Mustang was introduced on April 17, 1964, at the New York World’s Fair.
Mustang sales hit an astounding 419,000 in its first 12 months on the market, and topped the 1-million mark in the first two years, shattering the sales records of any single model in the history of the automobile. Mustang leads the nearly $1-billion aftermarket parts and accessories industry as the most personalized vehicle of all time, and has been recognized by SEMA as the most accessory-friendly new vehicle.
The 2009 Mustang offers a Glass Roof option and a new Warriors in Pink Package, available this summer.
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