What Is the Ford Mustang Named after?

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The Ford Mustang is surprisingly not named as you would expect. The vehicle's designer actually named it after the P-51 Mustang fighter plane from World War II. There is a bit of debate on the matter as there are a couple other stories for it, but that is the most widely known one.
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The official story is that it is named after the horse. The original designer of the Mustang I Prototype, John Najjar, is said to have named the vehicle after the legendary P-51 Mustang
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The Ford team in charge of naming the Mustang went through many possibilities, including Cougar, Torino, and Venice. Mustang was finally decided upon; #1- because WWII had ended no
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Just look at a picture of a P51 Mustang fighter and look at a horse. Use your heads. Does it look like a horse or a fighter aircraft? Sleek, fast, and determined.
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John Najjar, original designer of Mustang I Prototype, named vehicle after
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