Few vehicles can claim that they actually created a sub-genre of their own, but the Ford Mustang can. When it was introduced as a 1965 (or 1964 1/2, to some enthusiasts) model, the "pony car" was born. The compact coupe with a lusty engine was an instant hit and was quickly followed by the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, Plymouth Barracuda, Pontiac Firebird and others.
There’s a blurry line where the pony car and muscle car classes met. Continued refinement of the muscle car pushed the best examples into the sports car arena — which is where we find the 2018 Ford Mustang, well into its sixth decade of production. Let’s explore 10 reasons it's the AutoWeb Buyer’s Choice Best Sports Car.