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2015 Ford Mustang Hits Major Milestone as Production Begins


Just the Facts:
  • The 2015 Ford Mustang begins rolling off the line today at Ford's Flat Rock Assembly Plant with dealership deliveries slated for the fall.
  • For the first time in its 50-year history, the iconic pony car will be sold globally in more than 120 countries.
  • The Mustang has 7.7 million likes on Facebook.

FLAT ROCK, Michigan The 2015 Ford Mustang begins rolling off the line today at Ford's Flat Rock Assembly Plant, with Ford dealership deliveries slated for the fall.

For the first time in its 50-year history, the iconic pony car will be sold globally in more than 120 countries. Right-hand-drive Mustangs will be sold in markets including the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa.

The Mustang has 7.7 million likes on Facebook, making it one of the automotive stars on the social media site.

"Mustang is and will continue to be an automotive icon," said Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of The Americas, in a statement. "Expanding its availability globally affords our customers around the world the opportunity to have a true firsthand Mustang experience — one unlike any other."

Ford said that each 2015 Mustang will get a badge on the instrument panel that includes the galloping pony logo and the words "Mustang — Since 1964."

The Dearborn automaker has sold more than 9.2 million Mustangs in five decades.
Mustang is one of the best-known brands in America automaking with a large following that includes many celebrity owners. They include actor Kevin Costner, baseball star Reggie Jackson and President Bill Clinton.

"I don't think there is any place in the world where this vehicle is not known," said UAW Vice President Jimmy Settles in a statement on Thursday.

The Flat Rock Assembly Plant also produces the Ford Fusion. The facility has 3,000 employees working two shifts.

Edmunds says: Production of the 2015 Ford Mustang revs up, which means that its showroom debut is coming soon.

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