Ford Mustang
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Make: Ford
Model: Mustang
Ford Mustang

The Ford Mustang is one of Ford Motor Company's most well known and most well liked models. This automobile was originally based on the Ford Falcon compact which spawned the first production Mustang to roll off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan on March 9, 1964. It was artfully introduced to the public at the New York World's Fair on April 17, 1964, and via all three American television networks on April 19, 1964. This was in fact one of the most successful product launches in automotive history, and significantly more impressive than any releases of today. The Mustang amazingly sold over one million units in its first 18 months on the market. The Mustang still remains in production today after many decades and numerous revisions. While the original concept of the Mustang was not for a performance car, Ford changed their tune and gave consumers the performance they were seeking. Some early variants available direct from the factory included the Boss 302 Mustang and the Mach 1. While high performance vehicles fell out of favor during the fuel crisis of the 1970s, the tradition was carried onward in later years with the Ford Mustang SVO and Ford Mustang SVT Cobra. The Mustang has been on the Car and Driver Ten Best list five times ' those years being 1983, 1987, 1988, 2005, and 2006. Additionally, it won Motor Trend Car of the Year award in both 1974 and 1994. Ford Division's entire car line won the Cars of the Year award in 1964, which was the Mustang's first year of fabrication, but a few weeks before its actual introduction. The 1965 Mustang also won the Tiffany Gold Medal for excellence in American design, which was the first automobile to ever do so. And lastly, in 2005, the Mustang was nominated for the North American Car of the Year award.

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