First Production Mustang Slideshow

A new upstart in the world of automobiles exploded onto the scene 50 years ago — the Ford Mustang, debuting the 1964 1/2 model. Promoted as an affordable sports car, the Mustang was not only a runaway success, but it was just the beginning of a whole new type of car that would be imitated by many U.S. automakers in the coming years.