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Do you like it that Ford has put the Mustang name on an electric crossover or not?

  • Yes.

    Votes: 32 91.4%
  • No. Just have the Mach E name.

    Votes: 3 8.6%
  • No. Some other name.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
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It's all marketing that created a global storm for discussions and memes.

The outrage with true Mustang enthusiasts helped fuel the free PR for Ford and now the Minivan/Crossover SUV crews can buy a "Mustang" and feel cool and relevant.

All this was then stolen by the Tesla Cybertrucks new found thunder and demo fail.

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1. My bet is Ford will sell a lot of MMEs; that's good for Ford and good for the brand to live into the future for all Mustang lovers.
2. Its the right of every parent to name their child; we are witnessing Ford's new baby Mustang in my eyes.
3. Bottom line, that pony emblem looks real nice on the MME and is guaranteed to turn a lot of heads in admiration.
 

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It didn't hurt that the Mustang logo is the same as the logo of my favourite football team

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1. My bet is Ford will sell a lot of MMEs; that's good for Ford and good for the brand to live into the future for all Mustang lovers.
2. Its the right of every parent to name their child; we are witnessing Ford's new baby Mustang in my eyes.
3. Bottom line, that pony emblem looks real nice on the MME and is guaranteed to turn a lot of heads in admiration.
My first Mustang was a 1966 GT convertible; My second was a 1986 GT convertible.

Since then I have moved on to Porsche, Audis, Mercedes and BMW's with an Acura MDX, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Edge Sports thrown in.

I really wonder if the name Mustang resonates with people under 40/50 years of age.

My children are 42 and 38, my nephew, a car buff, is 44. He drives a Subaru WRX. The Mustang name is of no relevance to them.

I have never been to a Mustang get together: Does anyone have a guess as to the average age of a Mustang enthusiast?
 

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My first Mustang was a 1966 GT convertible; My second was a 1986 GT convertible.

Since then I have moved on to Porsche, Audis, Mercedes and BMW's with an Acura MDX, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Edge Sports thrown in.

I really wonder if the name Mustang resonates with people under 40/50 years of age.

My children are 42 and 38, my nephew, a car buff, is 44. He drives a Subaru WRX. The Mustang name is of no relevance to them.

I have never been to a Mustang get together: Does anyone have a guess as to the average age of a Mustang enthusiast?
My exposure to Mustangs is all from the 1970s
 

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My exposure to Mustangs is all from the 1970s

If the name "Mustang" only appeals to people our age, (I am past 3/4 of a century) that is not a good.

It will be no different than Cadillac whose buyers are dying off.

I wonder how many people on this Forum are under 60 years of age and if the name "Mustang" means anything to them.

When I went to the dealer to view the MME, all the other potential buyers were elderly. No one was under 50.
 

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Didn't see the "don't care" option...

I'll say again, Ford has put the Mustang badge on some catastrophically embarrassing cars. Anyone else remember the 3rd gen econobox "Mustangs"?
 

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If the name "Mustang" only appeals to people our age, (I am past 3/4 of a century) that is not a good.

It will be no different than Cadillac whose buyers are dying off.

I wonder how many people on this Forum are under 60 years of age and if the name "Mustang" means anything to them.

When I went to the dealer to view the MME, all the other potential buyers were elderly. No one was under 50.
I have seen a mix, but I don’t think the younger crowd was there for the Mustang name, but rather checking out the new electric CUV that happens to have a cool-sounding name.
 
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