6. Ford Mustang (1964 – Present)
An absolute legend, the Ford Mustang was introduced in the mid-‘60s and it brought the glory age to the American muscle cars. Both sporty and stylish, these 2-seaters swept the nation. The Mustang became an icon among the rich American car lore. It is often used in pop culture as a sign of youthful rebelliousness, where the usual bada*s of the entertainment piece drives it.
The Mustang was named after a fellow iconic machine, a World War II fighter plane. On its release, the car broke numerous sales records. Ford ended up shipping over a million vehicles in its first 18 months while expecting less than 100,000 per year. That is what you call success.