Ford Mustang is Best-Selling Sports Coupe Globally

by shnack on Wednesday, April 20, 2016

In its first year of global availability, Ford Mustang became the world’s best-selling sports coupe. Demand for the iconic pony car remains insatiable.

According to company analysis of the most recent registration data from IHS Automotive, Ford sold around 110,000 Mustang Coupes globally in 2015 – topping all other sports coupe competitors.

That record was achieved despite limited availability for most of the year in such key markets like China and the United Kingdom. Additionally, Ford sold around 30,000 Mustang Convertibles, for total nameplate sales of 141,868 vehicles – making Mustang far and away the best-selling two-door sports car in the world.

Ford Mustang Best-Selling Sports Car in Germany in March

by shnack on Friday, April 8, 2016

Ford Mustang beat its rivals to become Germany’s No.1 top-selling sports coupe in March, according to data published by German Federal Motor Transport Authority, KBA.

“Germans have fallen in love with the Mustang. Driving a Mustang GT on the Autobahn is a one of a kind experience for people who love cars,” said Wolfgang Kopplin, managing Director Ford Germany.

More details about sales in the sports car segment available here (pages 10/11).

2016 Shelby GT350R Track Tour: First Track Impressions

by shnack on Saturday, April 2, 2016

TestDrivenTV takes an unfiltered 2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang first track drive at the Phoenix Ford Performance GT350 Track Tour event.

Shelby, Hertz, and Ford launch 50th Anniversary Shelby GT-H Mustang

by shnack on Monday, March 21, 2016

Fifty years after the Shelby GT350-H was introduced, Ford Motor Company, Shelby American and Hertz unveiled a special run of performance-modified 2016 Ford Mustang GTs named the Shelby GT-H that will be available for rent beginning Memorial Day weekend. As a throwback to the famed Shelby GT350-H “Rent-A-Racer” program of the 1960s, a total of 140 2016 Ford Shelby GT-H’s will be available exclusively through the Hertz Adrenaline Collection at select airport locations in the continental United States.

“The1966 Ford Shelby GT350-H became a legend from the moment it was introduced,” said Joe Conway, Co-CEO of Carroll Shelby International and CEO of Shelby American. “Ten years ago, the 2006 Ford Shelby GT-H earned the same ‘rock star’ status when it was introduced at the New York Auto Show. We worked closely with Ford Performance to make the 2016 Shelby GT-H the most exciting Mustangever to wear the iconic Hertz black and gold livery.”

Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang Roars Off the Line at Flat Rock Assembly Plant

by shnack on Thursday, August 20, 2015

One of the most iconic performance Mustang nameplates of all time the all-new Shelby GT350R roared off the line today at Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant. The new GT350R Mustang is the most athletic Mustang ever, designed to tackle the world’s most challenging roads and race tracks while creating an exhilarating experience for the driver.

"This is a special day for all Mustang enthusiasts," said Bill Ford, executive chairman, Ford Motor Company.  "We have taken the GT350 formula to the next level of innovation, style and performance.  Today the legend continues."