Ford Reports Mustang Now World’s Top Sports Coupe

The Mustang, until just a few months ago, had only been sold directly from Ford Dealers in the USA. Ford, which revamped the current Mustang with foreign sales in mind, says the pony car was the world’s best-selling sports coupe last year, based on new sales numbers.

Ford, revamped the current Mustang specifically to go international. With the increase in Global sales, Ford reports, the fast little pony is the world’s best-selling muscle  coupe last year, based on new sales numbers.

About 110,000 Mustangs were sold globally last year, including 30,000 convertibles.

Some of the hottest demand outside of the U.S. was in Europe, were 16,000 cars were sold. Despite high gas prices abroad, most customers are ordering the high-performance, but more fuel thirsty, V-8 engine.

“U.S. consumers have enjoyed interesting foreign sports cars for decades, so it was time for the Americans to return the favor with the worldwide launch of the new Mustang,” says Erich Merkle, Ford sales analyst.

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