FIVE FANTASTIC FACTS ABOUT THE FORD MUSTANG
1 Most expensive
The most valuable Mustang sold at auction was a 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake. It sold for $1.3 million (just under £1 million).
2 50 years of production
The Mustang has been produced for more than five decades, never missing a model year.
3 Empire State of ‘Stang
In October 1965, a 1966 Mustang was sliced into four sections, carried up on an elevator to the top of the Empire State Building, and reassembled for a display. Amazingly, this was all done in just six hours!
4 Built for speed
Dan Gurney sped around in the working prototype of the Mustang I at the Grand Prix circuit in New York in 1962 and was only a few seconds off the record-breaking Formula 1 cars of the time.
5 Huge fanbase
The Ford Mustang is the most popular car on Facebook, with over 8.5 million likes and 8.3 million followers to date.