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      02-11-2010, 10:24 PM   #23
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      02-11-2010, 11:06 PM   #24
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Can you imagine the facial reaction of a 335 or any BMW owners in general when they get dusted by a "stang"
Ah, until you pass the "Stang" in the corners... without some suspension mods they become rolling bricks in the corners. I have a friend with a 2007 GT500 who was following me through some back road slick corners and he mentioned that his GT500 just didn't feel stable enough to keep up. He plans on lowering the car and adding heavier Anti-sway bars in hopes to make it hold in the corners.

Still... that Mustang video looks like a hell of a fast ride going straight.
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      02-12-2010, 12:36 AM   #25
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On the flip side, I could see this as a second car that is a track and street beast that you just plan to mod the hell out of and make a fun weekend driver. But as a DD, no way.

Yeah, those launches are bad ass.
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Ah, until you pass the "Stang" in the corners... without some suspension mods they become rolling bricks in the corners. I have a friend with a 2007 GT500 who was following me through some back road slick corners and he mentioned that his GT500 just didn't feel stable enough to keep up. He plans on lowering the car and adding heavier Anti-sway bars in hopes to make it hold in the corners.

Still... that Mustang video looks like a hell of a fast ride going straight.
Better hope those corners come up fast and often....lol....cuz if there is any kind of significant straight away....cornering won't matter cuz you'll be that far behind....lol.
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      02-12-2010, 12:58 AM   #26
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Mustangs look kool and all but performance, that takes a lot of modding to get right lol xD
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      02-12-2010, 01:24 AM   #27
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'Stangs are good for one thing and one thing only....going straight down the track......put in some twistiest...helloooooooo guard rails!.....that solid rear axle is old school!
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      02-12-2010, 02:35 AM   #28
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Can you imagine the facial reaction of a 335 or any BMW owners in general when they get dusted by a "stang"
I can imagine what they'll say.

"It's just a Ford"
"My interior is so much better"
"My parents are richer than yours"
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I can imagine what they'll say.

"It's just a Ford"
"My interior is so much better"
"My parents are richer than yours"
Speaking from experience eh?
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      02-12-2010, 04:23 AM   #30
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Those launches looked intense. He almost lost it on that first one.
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I thought that was just one launch from 3 different angles. Was fun to watch the berserk acceleration though. Good to see a stang with some traction although tires were still spinnin a bit.

Regular mustangs are pretty bland but the shelbys look good. But I can't help but consider it overpriced as it's in M3 territory. But I like the look and it's lack of ability in corners is over-exaggerated. Then there is the somewhat lacking interior, although immensely improved recently.

Still a cool car in my book.
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blah, its still a mustang IMO
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Dyno Queen at it's best
??? do you know the actual meaning of "Dyno Queen"? This car is performing on a track.
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'Stangs are good for one thing and one thing only....going straight down the track......put in some twistiest...helloooooooo guard rails!.....that solid rear axle is old school!
Not so for 2011. The new mustang GT is tracking on par with the M3 in the latest tests.

Man so much snobbery in this thread tied to lack of research and knowledge.........go E90POST!
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      02-16-2010, 10:35 PM   #35
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Not so for 2011. The new mustang GT is tracking on par with the M3 in the latest tests.

Man so much snobbery in this thread tied to lack of research and knowledge.........go E90POST!
and it only took 4 years
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      02-16-2010, 10:37 PM   #36
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Definitely would be a fun car to own. And they just came out with a new aluminum block. The engine alone weighs like 120 lbs less. I think the styling is badass too. My only concern would be that base mustangs are common and that'd make this less special.
exactly. i actually like this bodystyle and wouldn't mind owning a cobra or something along those lines, but am leery because of how littered the road will be with mustangs
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      02-16-2010, 11:26 PM   #37
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exactly. i actually like this bodystyle and wouldn't mind owning a cobra or something along those lines, but am leery because of how littered the road will be with mustangs
As opposed to SoCal where every other car is 3er or C-class.
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and it only took 4 years
Imagine what it will be in 5
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Not so for 2011. The new mustang GT is tracking on par with the M3 in the latest tests.
That's what I was thinking. The 2011 is a completely different animal.
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never owned an american car but i will seriously consider the 2011 mustang. looks great on paper.
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