Ford offered 61,090 Mustangs in the United States in 2020, generating it the very best-promoting sports activities vehicle in the nation for the sixth straight 12 months.

The figure is down 15.seven% from the 72,489 offered in 2019, but is even now amazing provided the restrictions in area due to the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 media drive, Las Vegas, October, 2019

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 media drive, Las Vegas, October, 2019

Interestingly, revenue of the Shelby versions had been up about 14% from the prior 12 months, maybe reflecting consumers rushing to get their hands on a Shelby GT350 just before it is gone for very good. The 2020 model 12 months is the final for the naturally aspirated Shelby, however the supercharged Shelby GT500 stays.

In contrast, revenue of the Chevrolet Camaro came in at just 29,775 units for the 12 months, down 13% from the 48,265 offered in 2019. That is the lowest degree because the fourth-generation Camaro bowed out in the early 2000s, and is a continuation of the Camaro’s decline in revenue because the large of 86,297 in 2014 when the prior, fifth-generation model appreciated its final total 12 months on the industry.

2021 Chevrolet Camaro LS and LT

2021 Chevrolet Camaro LS and LT

Chevy has announced number of considerable updates for the Camaro more than the many years. There is even speak of the seventh-generation Camaro currently being canceled or potentially rebooted as an electrical vehicle. It may be a number of many years until finally we know a lot more however, as the recent, sixth-gen vehicle is anticipated to stick close to for a even though a lot more.

Whilst it is unhappy days for the Camaro, the Dodge Challenger continues to publish wholesome numbers in spite of getting arrived in its recent type as a 2008 model. The Challenger racked up 52,995 revenue in the U.S. in 2020, down 13% from the 60,997 in 2019.

2021 Dodge Challenger

2021 Dodge Challenger

Like the Camaro, the lengthy-phrase fate of the Challenger is not clear. That should not come as a shock as items are very likely to be in a state of flux at Fiat Chrysler Vehicles as the organization continues its merger with PSA Group to type Stellantis. As for the Mustang, a redesigned model is anticipated in 2022 as a 2023 model.

Income numbers for the complete U.S. car industry in 2020 are even now currently being compiled, but the total figure is anticipated to have slipped about 15% to 14.four million. The very good information is that most automakers noticed a spike in their fourth-quarter figures and anticipate the recovery continuing into 2021.