After disassembling and reconstructing a 2015 Mustang on the top of the Empire State Building, Ford went one step further for the car's Middle Eastern market debut. Here it is on the Burj Khalifa.
The car made it up with a surprisingly elaborate Mission Impossible-style routine, including people in black ops gear rappelling down nearby buildings, much to the surprise of people eating dinner at those locations.
I'm not sure this link will work, but here's where the video was live.
The whole thing is a bit of an homage, perhaps even more than the last Empire State stunt.
"Almost 50 years ago Ford captured the world's attention by placing a 1965 Mustang Convertible atop what was then the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building in New York City," Bill Ford said. "Today's event in Dubai, home to the world's current tallest building, completes an incredible global journey for Ford and Mustang."
So there you have it, a Mustang 112 stories in the sky, 1300 feet off the ground.
Ford appears to be getting serious about the growing Middle Eastern and African markets, with a new center of operations in Dubai.
And that makes sense to me. They're the only places in the world with straighter roads than the US. It's only natural to start their new product launch there with the Mustang.