Despite shrinking sales in 2020, the Ford Mustang grew its share in the international sports car market last year by 0.3 per cent.
The Ford Mustang remains the world’s most popular sports car, with 80,577 examples reported as sold during 2020.
Despite the total number of sales shrinking year-on-year, the model – which is offered in coupe and convertible guise – grew its overall market share by 0.3 per cent.
In 2019 102,090 examples of the Mustang were sold, representing 14.8 per cent of the international sports car market. In 2020 the decline to 80,577 was still enough to corner 15.1 per cent of the market.
In 2020 2923 examples of the Ford Mustang were reported as sold in Australia alone, according to figures released by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. While this was 26 per cent fewer than sold locally in 2019 (3948), it was still enough to comfortably take out the top spot.
For the reference, the Hyundai Veloster – which was the second best-selling sports car in Australia last year – found just 639 buyers over the same time period. The highly-regarded Mazda MX-5 convertible, meanwhile, found just 457 new owners.