Iconic Ford Mustang Muscle Car Reaches 10 Million Production Milestone

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The celebration - held outside the Flat Rock Assembly Plant where the vehicle is now manufactured - featured 60 Mustangs from various eras, neatly arranged to display "10,000,000" when viewed from above.

54 years after entering production for the first time, Ford has managed to achieve something impressive - 10 million Mustangs. Ford also pointed out that with an average length of 15.6 feet, 10 million Mustangs parked end-to-end would stretch out for 29,545 miles - enough to circle the globe with 1,200 miles to spare. There's good reason for the specifications, too. That 1964.5 Mustang VIN 001 was a Wimbledon White convertible with a 3-speed automatic and a 164hp V8 engine under the hood. Having been immortalised in pop culture with movies like Bullit, Gone In Sixty Seconds or more recently, Need For Speed or songs like "Mustang Sally", the pony auto - turned muscle vehicle is something everyone loves. Boasting 164bhp when new, the Mustang has evolved significantly since the first example rolled off the production line - the current V8 churns out a stock 416bhp.

More than 60 owners gathered at Flat Rock to celebrate the occasion, while a trio of World War Two P-51 Mustang fighter planes performed a flyover.

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"Mustang is the heart and soul of this company and a favourite around the world", Jim Farley, Ford's president of global markets, said in a news release. Ford said it also plans for other celebrations at its Dearborn, Michigan, headquarters with employees. "Mustang is a smile-maker in any language".

But don't go looking for the 10 millionth in showrooms. Back in the late 1980s, Ford looked to terminate Mustang production and replace American's beloved sportscar with what became the Ford Probe.

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