The first generation Ford Mustang was introduced in 1964. It received universal acclaim and appeared in the James Bond film Goldfinger the very same year. The original Mustang was based heavily on previous Ford models and featured components from Ford’s Fairlane and Falcon. More than a million Mustangs were built in its first eighteen months. The first generation Mustang remained in production for 9 years after which, the second generation was introduced.
Mustang II was introduced in 1973, two months before the 1973 oil crisis. It was much smaller compared to the original Mustang as well as more fuel-efficient. For the most part, the vehicle remained very similar to the original car. 385,993 Mustang II’s were produced in the first year. It remained in production for four years until 1978.
Third generation Mustang came out in 1979 and remained in production until 1993. It was restyled and although it still resembled the previous model, it was modernised and upgraded. Throughout its run, the third generation Mustang had two different body styles.
In 1994, the fourth generation Mustang was introduced. It underwent its first major redesign in fifteen years, which brought the vehicle into the 1990’s. The vehicle featured a number of elements from the earlier Mustangs however it looked fresh and more modern at the time.
Fifth generation Mustang was introduced in 2005. It was once again redesigned and modernised. It remained in production until 2014 and experienced moderate success.
The sixth generation Ford Mustang was unveiled in 2013 however it didn’t go into production until 2015. It is the first Mustang to be sold oversees through Ford dealerships.
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Ford Mustang is arguably one of the most iconic American cars ever produced. First introduced in 1964, the Mustang still remains in production today, over 50 years later. Although the vehicle has always been popular in America it has never made it to the UK… Until now. That’s right the Ford Mustang is coming to the UK and to celebrate, we’ve decided to explore its background and history. If you think about sell your ford, why not to do this online at: www.trustedcarbuyers.com