Most cars are pulled from production due to low sales, or to make space on the production line for a new model. For the past years, automakers ceased production of some legendary automobiles as the demand suddenly plummeted in favor of SUVs, crossovers, and pickup trucks.
Keep reading to find out about 26 different cars that will be discontinued by the next model year, as well as cars that were dropped earlier this year. Unsurprisingly, most of them were victims of the ever-growing SUV craze that has taken the auto industry by storm. What’s more, it does not seem to be slowing down anytime soon.
Ford Mustang Shelby GT350(R)
The Shelby GT350 and GT350R are hardcore, high-performance variants of the Ford Mustang. They are fitted with, track suspension as well as a powerful 5.2L “Voodoo” V8 under the hood. They’ve been in production since 2015.
This year, Ford released an all-new Shelby GT500 variant of the Mustang. It’s an even more souped-up variant of the pony car, packing a 760-horsepower supercharged V8 under the hood. The new GT500 dethroned the existing GT350 and the GT350R, hence they will be dropped from Ford’s lineup by the 2021 model year.