Mustang became the most popular sports car in the world. The third consecutive year

Mustang became the most popular sports car in the world. The third consecutive year

April 18, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

It’s one of the most epic car chases in movie history. Almost 10 minutes long, the iconic sequence in the Warner Bros. film “Bullitt” follows Steve McQueen at the wheel of a 1968 Mustang GT fastback as he chases two hitmen through the streets of San Francisco.

In 2017 Ford Mustang became the most popular sports coupe in the world for the third consecutive year. In 13 markets, the car outperformed the Porsche 911. The GT was most in demand, equipped with a 5.0-liter atmospheric eight-cylinder engine.

Last year, a total of 125,809 Ford Mustangs were registered. The largest number – 81 866 – is in the United States. In Europe, the company managed to sell 13,100 vehicles. The main European markets for the model steel Germany (5,742 copies), Great Britain (2211), France (942), Belgium (900) and Sweden (512 cars).

In China, the Ford Mustang also became the most popular sports car: the number of registrations was 7125. With this total sales since the launch of the global model export in 2015 amounted to 418,000 cars.

Renewed Mustang for Europe, Ford introduced in the fall of 2017. In the equipment of the model came the adaptive suspension MagnetRide, LED lights and the active release system with the urban mode of operation. In addition, five-liter Mustangs received a system of “launch-control” and assistance with Burnout.