Better scan of the Motor Trend mustang pic

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  1. BLoG

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  2. Dark Friday

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    I think that car looks great.
     
  3. BLoG

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    :werd: Damn shame that the pic had to be spanning 2 pages.
     
  4. McClane

    McClane Who Killed Marilyn?

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    its not bad. i dont think "god thats ugly" like i have in the past when new generations are introduced.
     
  5. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    That's the first car I've seen in ages that actually looks kinda cool with white letters on the tires.
     
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    I'd change the front bumper styling back to the concept, and enlarge those rear windows to look a little more contemporary, everything else we'll have to wait and see on.

    Mechanically, it looks good.
     
  8. BLoG

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    The SVT/Shelby versions will be phenomenal :big grin:
     
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    I want a more aggressive front airdam (with the foglights THERE and not in the grill)

    I want the rear spoiler deleted for one more like the 03 cobra or early trans-ams.

    I want it lower with better wheels (goes for virtually every stock sporty automobile)
     
  10. McClane

    McClane Who Killed Marilyn?

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    my only complaint is that it is kind of a mutt of all the old mustangs, and it ends up looking kinda weird in my eyes... :dunno:
     
  11. Taker

    Taker 找死吗?

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    adjustable gauge illumination colour :cool:
     
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    I want one :o
     
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    ewwwwwww. they put focus fenders on everything. something lost in translation.
     
  15. DefBringer

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    Rear quarter window looks stupid.
     
  16. sammyk

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    I still don't like that quarter window...seems like it was just tacked on later or something. :dunno:

    Rest of the car is awesome though.
     
  17. Girth

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    I like the off-road tires w/ the white lettering. :ugh2:
     
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    I think the white lettering is another retro fit back to the original mustangs. I don't think it looks that bad myself, but I would put lower profile tires on it.

    You have to remember though that Ford wants the car to have a nice ride stock, so they put bigger tires on it from the dealer. They've got to have a compromise somewhere. If the ride was too hard stock, they'd lose a lot of buyers.
     
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    Here's a comparison of the current mustang's specs with the 05

    The Bad: 75lbs heavier :sad2:
    The good: Weight distribution, bigger trunk, hp/tq, bigger brakes, more room for the driver :big grin:

    99-04 - 2005 .. Mustang GT Coupe

    183.2 - 187.6 .. Length, in
    73.1 - 72.1 .. Width, in.
    53.1 - 54.5 .. Height, in.
    101.3 - 107.1 .. Wheelbase, in.
    60.4 - 62.3 .. Front Track, in.
    60.6 - 62.5 .. Rear Track, in
    3350 - 3425 .. Curb Weight, lb.
    57/43 - 53/47 .. Weight Dist F/R %
    10.9 - 12.3 .. Trunk Capacity cu ft.

    260/5250 - 300/6000 .. HP @ RPM
    302/4000 - 315/4500 .. Torque @ RPM
    9.4:1 - 9.8:1 .. Compression Ratio
    1x65mm - 2x ? mm .. Throttle Body
    iron - aluminum .. Engine Block
    alum. - alum. .. Engine Heads
    3.27 - ? .... Rear Axle Ratio - Standard
    none - ? .... Rear Axle Ratio - Optional
    15.7 - ? .... Fuel Tank / gal

    17x8 - 17x8 .. Wheels - Standard
    none - 18x9 .. Wheels - Optional
    P245/45R17 - P235/55R17 .. Tires - Standard
    none - P255/45R18 .. Tires - Optional

    10.87x? - 12.44x1.18 .. Brakes - Front, dia. / thk.
    10.51xSolid -11.81x.75 .. Brakes - Rear, dia. / thk.

    38.1 - 38.6 .. Front Head room, in.
    53.6 - 55.4 .. Front Shoulder Room, in
    52.3 - 53.6 .. Front Hip Room
    41.9 - 42.7 .. Front Leg Room (manual)
    35.5 - 35.0 .. Rear Head room
    52.1 - 53.3 .. Rear Shoulder room
    47.4 - 46.7 .. Rear Hip Room
    29.9 - 31.0 .. Rear Leg Room
    83 - 96 .. EPA Interior Volume, cu, ft.
     
  20. psychonate

    psychonate I make baby jesus cry

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    why the hell are the seats purple, you think if they sent a demo car out for press articles it would have a decent color interior.
     
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  22. Girth

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    It was a joke.... :slap:

    I sell tires for a living and I drive a mustang. I could've figured it out... but thanks anyway. :rolleyes:
     
  23. DefBringer

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    So it's taller, narrower, heavier, and longer. It will come on narrower tires. Sounds like steps forward to me. :o

    sorry I think the current Mustang is great. if they want to build a better Mustang they need to look into the future and not the past.
     
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    Defensive much? I could tell you were joking cockbot, just decided to try to make conversation.
     
  25. Girth

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    good point. :o
     

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