The newest Mustang is a real game changer in the world of performance cars. This is an undeniable fact.
It makes very high levels of performance incredibly affordable both in the light-heavyweight (GT 5.0) and super-heavyweight (Shelby GT500) car classes. Until now, this kind of stock performance only came with high end price tags.
Still, subjectively, the Mustang GT just does not feel like the refined, high-end precsion tool that is the M3. Whether that justifies a $30k price difference is a matter of opinion.
Still, when I think about buying a Shelby for $65k and putting in $30k in mods, I think about what a freakin' incredible ride I could have for under $100k.
Precision tool: 2011 BMW ///M3
Sledgehammer: 2014 Audi S6