Beat the world record of the largest parade of Ford Mustang

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More than 1,300 units of every generation of Mustang since the launch of the iconic sports car in 1964, met in the circuit of tests Lommel Ford on the 7th of September to help set a new world record for the most Mustangs in a parade.

Ford beat their own record of 960 vehicles , established in Toluca, Mexico, on December 3, 2017, with 1.326 Mustangs from all over Europe gathered at the test facility of Ford in Belgium. To set the new record, the Mustangs were in a convoy uninterrupted with no more than 20 metres between each car. Vehicles and drivers also participated in a special dance to celebrate the 55 anniversary of Mustang this year.

In Belgium they sell more Mustangs per capita than in any other country in Europe, which makes the circuit tests Lommel Ford is the ideal place for the attempt of the world record. The Mustang was sporty coupe sold in the world for the fourth consecutive year in 2018.

sales continued to grow in the first half of 2019 , which were sold to 5,500 units in Europe, a 3.7 percent more than in the same period of the previous year.

test track in Lommel

The circuit tests Lommel Ford is where the company improves the sustainability, technology and driving dynamics of its vehicles in Europe. The facilities have a surface area of 3,22 km2, and feature 80 kilometers of roads. Some are designed to simulate various public roads, while others have different surfaces that allow engineers to evaluate the handling, the braking, the driving and the comfort of the vehicles.

More of 100 staff members of the facilities were offered as volunteers to help the attempt to break the world record of Ford to be held without problems.

Updated Date: 14 September 2019, 02:00

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