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      09-07-2009, 10:56 PM   #23
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Definitely a badass and perfectly viable option compared with the 335i.

So much more street presence. So much faster. Apparently handles well and has perfectly satisfactory steering feel, as well as being easily controllable with throttle.

And the interior is leaps better than its predecessor, but not really to the level of the bimmer's. Whatever, it looks nice anyways.
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      09-07-2009, 11:25 PM   #24
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      09-07-2009, 11:53 PM   #25
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With less than a grand worth of mods, you can also enjoy seeing that car in your rear view mirror.
Put that same thousand into that supercharged Ford and see what happens.
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      09-08-2009, 12:03 AM   #26
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With less than a grand worth of mods, you can also enjoy seeing that car in your rear view mirror.
how so?
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      09-08-2009, 12:05 AM   #27
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With less than a grand worth of mods, you can also enjoy seeing that car in your rear view mirror.
Put that grand into a Corvette and you can see both cars in your rear view mirror( like it needed any mods to do it anyway).

Plus, I have seen the new GT500 be clocked 0-60 in 4.2-4.4 seconds. Going to take a lot more then a grand to get a 335i down to that level......
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      09-08-2009, 12:12 AM   #28
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there are always more powerful cars for the money...its a fact of life...

for a fully loaded e92 m3, you can practically get a GTR which is a much faster track car...
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      09-08-2009, 12:18 AM   #29
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      09-08-2009, 12:57 AM   #30
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Put that grand into a Corvette and you can see both cars in your rear view mirror( like it needed any mods to do it anyway).

Plus, I have seen the new GT500 be clocked 0-60 in 4.2-4.4 seconds. Going to take a lot more then a grand to get a 335i down to that level......
Isn't the 0-60 on a JB3/Procede 3.9-4.1?
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      09-08-2009, 01:10 AM   #32
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This is the second nastiest looking car behind EVO.
Wouldn't drive it even if it was half the price of 335i.
Much rather drive civic than this.
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      09-08-2009, 01:13 AM   #33
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Wouldn't drive it even if it was half the price of 335i.
Much rather drive civic than this.
pfft ok.
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      09-08-2009, 05:54 AM   #34
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Unfortunately, on this side of the planet, that car costs almost two times as much as a 335, so no thanks!
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I think you are correct...but most anything with Shelby on it is generally $$$$$$.

Don't get me wrong, I'd love to have that monster.
I think it is a cool car too. It is on my radar, I have never had a burnout car and I think that could be fun for a couple of years. I would have to pick one up lightly used to justify it. It is a good looking car.
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The regular mustang has possibly one of the worst interiors in the entire car industry. I have no idea if the shelby is any different. At least that shelby has a real hood scoop. The normal mustang has a FAKE one, lol.
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The regular mustang has possibly one of the worst interiors in the entire car industry. I have no idea if the shelby is any different. At least that shelby has a real hood scoop. The normal mustang has a FAKE one, lol.
Are you judging the interior compared to a BMW and other high end vehicles or are you comparing the Mustang to vehicles more around its price and class?

Because I think the Challenger is the worst offender when it comes to cheap interiors for a $20K muscle car.
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Are you judging the interior compared to a BMW and other high end vehicles or are you comparing the Mustang to vehicles more around its price and class?

Because I think the Challenger is the worst offender when it comes to cheap interiors for a $20K muscle car.
Just in general given the price considerations, not to a bmw which costs more. But yes I agree, dodge interiors are worse. Absolutely they are worse. I hate dodge/chrysler interiors more then any other easily.
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Just in general given the price considerations, not to a bmw which costs more. But yes I agree, dodge interiors are worse. Absolutely they are worse. I hate dodge/chrysler interiors more then any other easily.
I have been in worse interiors then the Mustang. Camry, Cobalt, Sebring to name a few....
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Cool

I'm a proud BMW owner.

No way would I drive American, they handle like boats, and are heavy as tanks.

All they are good for is loud, loud noise, and the interior looks like it was made in some sweat shop.

I would rather drive my son's plastic Tonka Truck than that car.

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I have been in worse interiors then the Mustang. Camry, Cobalt, Sebring to name a few....
Sebring yes. New camry isnt awful imo. Bland and full of plastic but I can understand the target demographic they were going for. Ill have to look up and see the cobalt.
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Sebring yes. New camry isnt awful imo. Bland and full of plastic but I can understand the target demographic they were going for. Ill have to look up and see the cobalt.
Then why can't you understand the demographic of Mustang buyers? The Mustang's interior is decent enough to please most of their owners. They aren't looking for an amazing interior, but an awesome engine and performance.
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It can be difficult to look at an interior in the context of the cars price, I have had this problem myself. You really have to, and also consider what else you are getting for your money, that is to say, where did the designer/mfg put all of their money when they built the car.

I try to look past the materials themselves and look at how all the pieces fit together, is it squeaky, are the gaps good, do lines match up, etc. With this approach I have been very impressed with the Ford and GM products that I have looked at. I had a Ford Focus as a loaner and for its price it was a nice little car, fit and finish were very good, and it had standard equipment that would cost thousands as options in a Porsche.
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Then why can't you understand the demographic of Mustang buyers? The Mustang's interior is decent enough to please most of their owners. They aren't looking for an amazing interior, but an awesome engine and performance.
I just saw that the mustang has a redesigned interior which is nicer then the one from last year. Just because the car is inexpensive doesnt meant the interior has to be a big thing of plastic like the ford or dodge. The camaro in the same range has a nice interior, the 350z, the gti all have better designed interiors where the ford just looks like it uses part from the ford bin. Most of the interior is found in the other ford line up. Just my opinion.
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