Almost from the moment that Ford Mustang went on sale on April 17, 1964, it established its place in the automotive and cultural pantheon. With 22,000 sales and orders on the first day of availability and more than 9 million over the past 50 years Mustang has developed a worldwide following based on its visual presence, performance and accessibility.
Great sports cars are living, breathing machines that reflect both their drivers and their creators. Like a living organism, they must change and adapt or go extinct. As one of the few cars that has been in continuous production for 50 years, Mustang has adapted while retaining its essence.
Joel Piaskowski, design director, strategic design discusses the fastback roof profile of Mustang.