Apr 10, 2014 | Dearborn, Mich.
Ford Mustang Fans Everywhere Are Invited to Sign a Card for Their Favorite Car's Birthday and Help Set a World Record
- Ford Mustang fans are invited to sign the electronic birthday card marking 50 years of their favorite car
- Fans can help set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for most contributions on an electronic card with more than 50,000 signatures and messages
- 50 Years of Mustang will be celebrated at a variety of events in several locations
Over the course of five decades Mustang has become one of the most popular cars in both the offline and online worlds, with sales of more than 9 million units and more than 6.2 million fans on Facebook. Mustang fans can participate in a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS official attempt by signing the card, leaving a message and sharing the link on social media. 50,000 signatures and messages are needed to set new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title.
“The spirit of Mustang infuses everything we do at Ford,” said Steve Ling, car marketing manager. “Mustang inspires a feeling of freedom and independence for drivers and fans, and it helps to inspire everyone at Ford to create the best products we can for all of our customers in every segment.”
April 17 marks 50 years since Mustang officially went on sale, and the car’s global legions of fans will honor the occasion with events including a new 2015 Mustang convertible on the observation deck of the Empire State Building, dual celebrations organized by the Mustang Club of America, convoys of Mustangs road tripping across the country and an employee celebration at Ford Motor Company headquarters.