The Ford Mustang will soon turn 50 years old.
In planning for the 2015 edition of the beloved and classic muscle car, Ford has some options.
Option 1: Let the car finish out its natural life then fade into history, proud of the contribution it has made to American culture.
Option 2: Carry on as usual, with a slight nip and tuck but no drastic changes, because Americans will keep buying it.
Option 3: Completely redesign the car, throw out everything the Mustang has ever been and relaunch it to a worldwide audience.
The Ford of the past would be perfectly content with option 2. Plenty of folks throughout the country surely believe the Mustang has run its course and deserves the dignity of option 1.
Option 3, though, could be what’s in store.