So what do you do when you roll out your number 1,000,000 mass-produced model vehicle off the line on its 49th birthday? You keep pressing out without taxpayer dollars, focusing on the amazing legacy built and the 50th anniversary Ford Mustang coming up–that’s what. A mild celebration of quality pony car assembly yesterday at the Flat Rock Assembly plant, marked also the 5th-generation Mustang design back in 2004, and laid host to many smiles and handshakes across the hood. After all, it’s not every year a vehicle manufacturer gets to boast the fact they have been on the same line for nearly fifty years, in the 6-figure unit count.
Number 1,000,000 ended up being a 2014 Mustang GT convertible, lacquered in Ruby Red (pictured), and definitely captured the attention of all in attendance. It marks the fact Ford has sold over 8.5 million Ford Mustang units since its inception. That’s awesome, I don’t care who you are.
Keep reading for the rest of the scoop in the official Press Release from Ford.