The U.S. motor vehicle manufacturer Ford Motor Company is bringing back its legendary Mustang Mach 1 car. The classic, high-power sports car was first produced 1964. It is one the most famous and recognisable cars ever produced. It has starred many movies, such as "Bullitt" in 1968 and "Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift" 2006. It has also played a central role many American TV shows. The new Mach 1 has a V-8, 5.0-litre high-performance engine. Prices will start $36,725. A Ford spokesman said: "Mach 1 has a special place Mustang history. Like the original, the all-new Mustang Mach 1 will be true to its heritage. It will deliver great looks and [be the best racing] Mustang ever."
The Mustang was developed as a stylish, sporty, open-top convertible 1964. Managers Ford originally predicted it would sell 100,000 the cars a year. However, the Mustang became the most successful vehicle launch the Ford Model A in 1927. Ford sold 400,000 Mustangs in 1965 and recorded sales over one million a year later. The car's sporty looks made it very popular. This led to other car makers producing what people called "muscle cars". These included the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac Firebird. A car analyst said: "The heritage the Mach 1 invokes a sense speed." Ford is hoping the new Mustang Mach 1 will stay people's hearts and add to its long history