Introduced in April 1964, the millionth Ford Mustang was built in March 1966.
On March 2, 1966, the millionth Ford Mustang rolled down its Dearborn, Michigan, assembly line. It was a V8-equipped convertible painted silver frost, and it was driven away by a certain Stanley Tucker -- an airline pilot who, by a strange twist of fate, accidentally bought the very first Mustang with a serial number.
Milestone cars are dime a dozen. The really crazy thing about the millionth Mustang, at least to us, is how quickly it happened. The model was introduced in April 1964 and went on sale not long after that. Those early cars are popularly known as 1964-1/2 models, but they’re technically 1965 models. So the 1 millionth car was built in the car’s second model year ... read more