New Ford Mustang

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  • Dolo54 Dolo54 on Nov 18, 2008

    I think it's great, but I can't imagine buying this knowing an updated drivetrain is in the pipe for next year.

  • Pman Pman on Nov 18, 2008

    Initially, I liked the idea of new cars with retro-styling because I'm old enough to remember seeing the originals as a kid. But it has gotten to become so ubiquitous, cliched and hackneyed that it now just smells like a lack of design creativity. And now we get new-and-improved refreshed retro-styling for the original retro-styled cars that were copies the original originals. For me, it's become a snoozefest. And 315 hp from a 4.6 liter V8? Now THAT'S retro!! But, hey, last year's Hemi belched out 335 hp from 5.7 liters, or just under 60hp/liter, and that had people gooing in their pants. Some people are easily impressed, I guess.

  • Garrett I would have gone for one of these if it had AWD. If they had offered it, it could have done far better.
  • Michael500 Sorry, EV's are no good. How am I supposed to rev the motor to impress girls? (the sophisticated ones I like).
  • Michael500 Oh my dog- this is one of my favorite cars in human history! A neighbor had a '71 when I was a child and I stopped and gazed at that car every time it was parked outside its garage. Turquoise with a black vinyl. That high beltline looks awesome today!
  • ScarecrowRepair I'd love an electric car -- quiet, torque, drive train simplicity -- but only if the cost was less, if recharging was as fast as gas (5 minutes) and as ubiquitous. I can take a road trip and know that with a few posted exceptions (US 50 from Reno to Utah), I don't have to wonder where the next fuel station is, and if I do run out, I can lug a gallon of gas back.Sure I'd miss the engine sounds and the joys of shifting. But life is all about tradeoffs.
  • Tre65688381 Let's face it, aside from the romanticized, visceral sounds of a robust V8/V10/V12, many if us appreciate raw torque and power enough that if our preferred poison is adequately met (track, drag, street, canyon carver, etc) we don't care whether it runs on liquid or current. The batteries just can't ruin the dynamics or the practical range.That said, I would still really miss the sound of a V8 bubble at start up, and at wide open throttle, yet would feel silly piping it into my electric car. Like an adult version of a baseball card in the bike spokes.