For the second consecutive year, he Ford Mustang has the honor of being the best-selling sports car in the world. The iconic high-performance model has also revalidated the title of best-selling sports coupe for the sixth year in a row.
Led by increased sales of high-performance variants, including the Bullitt, the Mustang reached 80.577 units sold worldwide in 2020, based on the most recent vehicle registration data from IHS Markit. That sales total represents 15,1 percent of the sports coupé market, down from 14,8 percent a year earlier.
Sales of the Mustang Bullitt and variants Shelby available in markets like United States They were up 52,7 percent in 2020 from a year earlier, according to internal Ford data.
In addition, increased sales in several European markets helped the Mustang maintain its title of best-selling sports car. According to internal Ford data, 2020 sales in Hungary increased by 68,8 percent compared to 2019; sales also increased in the Netherlands (38,5 percent), Denmark (12,5 percent), the Czech Republic (5,6 percent) and Austria (4 percent).
Ford sold 7.000 Mustangs in Europe in 2020, and has already sold almost 60.000 since the sports car first went on sale in the region in 2014. The United States remains the strongest global market for the Mustang, accounting for about three-quarters of total sales.
Ford seeks to continue its success with limited edition models with the new Mustang Mach 1, prepared to roll on the track and has a unique design reminiscent of the iconic Mustang Mach 1 of the '60 and '70.