Celebrating 60 Years of Ford Mustang with the Global Gallop Event

A man sitting in his new 2024 Ford Mustang.

As the Ford Mustang marks its 60th anniversary, it continues to symbolize the spirit of driving freedom and exhilaration. From its early days gracing the roads and racetracks worldwide, the Mustang has become a global icon, available in 85 markets and spanning six continents. Whether it’s the bustling streets of Sydney, the historic Gran Via in Madrid, or the scenic Avenida Atlântica in Rio de Janeiro, the Mustang’s presence is ubiquitous. 

Electrifying Innovation: The Mustang Mach-E

This year is particularly significant, not just for the milestone anniversary but for the introduction of the all-new seventh-generation Mustang, which continues to push the boundaries of automotive innovation. Adding to the lineup is the electric Mustang Mach-E, which offers the classic Mustang thrill with the benefits of zero emissions and instant torque, appealing to an environmentally conscious generation of drivers. 

The 2024 Ford Mustang Global Gallop

In a unique celebration of this landmark year, Ford has launched the Ford Mustang Global Gallop. This event places the 2024 Mustang and Mustang Mach-E in the hands of 60 journalists, content creators, and Mustang ambassadors from various parts of the world. The challenge is simple yet exciting: to drive the Mustang to an epic location of their choosing. This initiative underscores the Mustang’s enduring appeal as a car built for the open road, designed for performance, emotion, and the sheer joy of driving. 

Adventures Await: The Ultimate Road Trips

While the specific adventures remain a mystery, the potential is enormous. Imagine a North American ambassador retracing the iconic Route 66 in a Mustang Convertible or tackling Pike’s Peak in a Mach-E Rally. European participants might explore the dramatic landscapes of Romania’s Transfăgărășan highway in a Mustang Dark Horse. The possibilities are as limitless as the road itself, driven by the ambassadors’ creativity and the legendary capabilities of the Mustang. 

A group of friends on the track with their new 2024 Ford Mustangs.

Join the Journey

The adventure begins in May, with participants like Andy To, Lauren Stoney, and Uma Leoni sharing their journeys, with more to follow throughout the year. Mustang enthusiasts can join in by following #FordMustangGG and #Mustang60 on social media or by sharing their own Mustang stories using these hashtags. 

A Year to Remember

Ford is set to conclude the year with an epic recap of the Ford Mustang Global Gallop, encapsulating the adventures and the universal passion for Mustang. This year’s celebrations not only honor the past 60 years of the Ford Mustang but also set the stage for its future, proving that the allure of the Mustang is timeless. 



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