Ford Mustang Was the Most Popular Sports Car in the World Last Year
Discontent with being the top-selling sports car in the U.S. for the last half-century, the Ford Mustang became the most bought sports car across the globe in 2016.
For years the Mustang was an exclusively North American affair, with international enthusiasts forced to shell out significantly to get their hands on Ford’s affordable coupe. With the car’s ground-up redesign during 2014, Ford decided the Mustang would go global, expanding its reach to include 140 countries.
Dearborn’s decision was vindicated after registration data from IHS Automotive indicated 110,000 Mustang Coupes had found new homes during 2015 — plus a further 30,000 convertible sales — making it the globe’s best-selling sports coupe by a significant margin.
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