The Ford Mustang “has become the best-selling sports car in the world in 2016,” according to the American manufacturer.
Ford’s conclusion is based on information gathered from IHS Markit data analyst firm.
According to Ford data, Mustang took the lead in 2016 with more than 150 thousand cars sold, up from 6% in the US and 6% in the rest of the world.
Of the 45 thousand Mustangs sold outside the US, 15,335 were in Europe, surpassing in this segment the markets of France, Sweden, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Finland and Greece.
The Ford Mustang is marketed in 140 countries around the world. In Europe, in 2017, has sold 3,600 units.
In the European market, the American muscle car is marketed with six-speed automatic transmission or automatic and two engines: the 5-liter V8 with 415 hp; And the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine of 312 hp.