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Old 07-17-2005, 01:40 AM   #1
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What do you guys think of the New Ford Mustang? I think it look pretty ugly. However, how does it do performance wise?

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Old 07-17-2005, 01:48 AM   #2
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The new Mustang is the best one yet, they tried to incorporate the old GT500 into it and did a helluva good job
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Old 07-17-2005, 02:57 AM   #3
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Ugly? I think not! Its a beauty both cosmetically, and performace wise. Its only .1 second slower than the GTO and the GTO makes 100 more hp!
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I think it looks great. It doesn't look as mean as the last generation but I like it a lot. I wish Chevy would jump on the retro wagon as Ford is with the GT500. I think they should bring back the stingray look. Although that would sacrifice performance considering the c6 zo6 hardly weighs anything and was designed for aerodynamics.
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Old 07-17-2005, 05:50 AM   #5
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Ugly? I think not! Its a beauty both cosmetically, and performace wise. Its only .1 second slower than the GTO and the GTO makes 100 more hp!

The GTO would be a lot faster if they would lighten it up. Doesnt it weigh like 4000lbs? Does anyone have and pics of the ram air IV concept?
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Old 07-17-2005, 06:25 AM   #6
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Chevy has a few concepts but nothing produced. They have the Camaro and a concept Nomad, also have Impala (i think) but not so retro.
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Old 07-17-2005, 07:09 PM   #7
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hm, i just dont like the hood of the new mustang. the way it bulges upward a bit.

anyway, the thing is a beast... just not my style.
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Old 07-18-2005, 01:59 AM   #8
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i love the wayit looks especially some of the custom ones i have seen they are ojne of the nicest looking cars to be produced for a long time by ford in my opinion

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Old 07-18-2005, 02:31 AM   #9
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i like 'em ---- and i don't even like fords!!!
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Old 07-18-2005, 03:34 AM   #10
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i think the new mustang looks like the old one
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Old 07-18-2005, 04:45 AM   #11
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i think the new mustang looks like the old one
old one meaning... last year, or from the 60's?
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Old 07-18-2005, 04:55 AM   #12
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These new 'Stangs really are one of the best pieces (by Ford) produced overall. Their handling is head-and-shoulders better than the previous generation. It's about time the Fox-body went away. Probably the longest running best selling platform(from '78-'04). Twenty-six years on basically the same platform is amazing. But now the inherent flaws of the fox's 4-link rear-suspension and the associated tire-shredding off-camber condition in the front suspension is gone.

These new 'Stangs have dipped into the 13's with the right driver. My only complaints are the incredibly sensitive torque sensing throttle by wire and the rubbery remote mounted shifter...makes power-shifting a little tricky. But if you go with an auto, you get a close ratio, quick shifting 5-speed that keeps the engine boiling. Overall, it's a great factory piece...now everyone seems to be using performance altering traction control and/or throttle by wire.
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i think the new mustang looks like the old one

Good call, smarty.
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Good call, smarty.
Hey well you never know, it might look like the new one
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i love the wayit looks especially some of the custom ones i have seen they are ojne of the nicest looking cars to be produced for a long time by ford in my opinion

Hell yes they are and they still sound mean as hell and there is a lot oyu can do. AS foar as performance packages i know steeda ofers them which is a nice little boost to an already powerful car
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