Ford Mustang Is The Best Selling Sports Car In The World, Again

Hat-trick for the boys in blue. For the third year running the Ford Mustang takes home the crown as the top-selling sports coupe in the world. The Blue Oval delivered 125,809 Mustangs to new homes, scattered across 146 different countries. In fact, according to IHS Markit global light vehicle registration data, in 2017, more than one-third of the Mustang’s sales came from export markets in Europe and Asia, leaving the United States responsible for more than 80,000 sales. “The world is falling in love with Mustang,” says Erich Merkle, Ford sales analyst. “Mustang represents the best of American design, performance, …

2020 Mustang Order Guide

The order guide for the 2020 model year Mustang is now available. 

New colors include Iconic Silver, Red Hot Metallic, Twister Orange Metallic and Grabber Lime, while the discontinued colors are Ingot Silver, Need for Green, Orange Fury Metallic, and Ruby Red Metallic.

Check out the rest of the changes in the full 2020 Mustang Order Guide.

Shelby GT-S Mustangs to Be Built For and Available For Rent Through SIXT

Shelby American has been commissioned to build a group of supercharged 2019 Shelby GT’s for SIXT Rent A Car. The 600+ horsepower “Shelby GT-S” announced today in Southern California is the first supercharged V8 powered Shelby rental car offered by a national chain in history.

The fleet of Shelby GT-S Mustangs will be painted in SIXT’s orange and black colors, with the first 20 cars to be available for rent at select Southern California, Southern Florida and Las Vegas locations. The Shelby GT-S sports cars will be built by Shelby American at its Las Vegas facility for rental in the summer of 2019. Each rental fastback will be powered by a supercharged 5.0L V8 and 10 speed automatic transmission. Shelby tailored the suspension to maximize the car’s capabilities without sacrificing ride quality. The Brembo brakes have impressive stopping power to match the Shelby’s amazing power. The exterior features proprietary bodywork, SIXT badges and stylish wheels, while Shelby touches can be found throughout the interior. Many of the components were developed specifically for SIXT’s Shelby GT-S program.

Every Shelby GT-S will receive a Shelby serial number and be included in the official Shelby Registry.  Read on inside for more photos and specs.

 

2020 Shelby GT500 and GT350 Dealer Enrollment Program Provides Insight on Allocations and Production Limits

The 2020 model year Shelby dealer enrollment program info has been communicated to dealers and it gives us some insight into how GT350 and GT500 Mustangs will be allocated to dealers and the production limits on certain models/configurations.

2020 GT500 production is estimated to be approximately 5000 units while the 2020 GT350 will be limited to 2800 units.  Check out more details in the bulletin.