long hood. The steering is heavy in sport mode and shifting gears is an involved process. Placing the car in the middle of a corner takes focus, but the Mustang will hang in the corners with the best of them. Surprisingly, the Mustang will even forgive you should the back end step out.
Turn-in was predictable, and easy to correct mid-turn. I did, at times, feel uneasy in the middle of some high-speed corners because of the way the Mustang communicates. While allows you to conduct performance Among my favourite design elefeedback is good, the entire package tests on your own. The App includes ments are the big round fog lamps doesn’t always translate into driver an accelerometer that shows lateral in the front grill, the functional heat confidence. Yes, the GT will handle and longitudinal G-forces, acceleration vents on the hood, and the sequential any corner you throw at it, but I didn’t times such as zero-to-60, plus quarterturn signals that are nicely complealways feel completely assured. This is mile and brake performance benchmented with a tinted look. A nice especially magnified if the pavement marks. The acceleration tests almost touch was the illuminated doorsills is the least bit uneven. became a game for me as I searched inscribed with the word “Mustang”.
The brakes, however, were confiout opportunities to put the Mustang The effect was inviting and welcomdence-inspiring and communicative,ing.through the test again, always looking with the pedal transmitting good feel for a chance to better my previous best My week with the Mustang GT was as to what the brakes were doing. They time. At one point, I found myself anaplenty of fun. The commute to and were not grabby and quickly knocked lyzing the mechanics of my shifting, from work was faster than usual. off speed when required. A lot of this seeking a way to shave a few hunEvery day, I looked forward to getting speaks to the optional GT Brembo dredths of a second off my next test. behind the wheel and powering down Brake Racing Package, which includes Performance aside, the Mustang GT the windows to hear the sounds of the upgraded front and rear calipers with looks like a modern update to the clasengine and exhaust. high-performance Brembo brake pads. sic pony-car design. The proportions It’s loud, proud and makes no apoloThese brakes also look great behind are as they should be for a pony car gies for what it is. Ever since my days the large 19-inch grey painted wheels. — long hood, short rear deck, with a with Hot Wheels, the GT has been a
In addition to performance options couple of large exhaust pipes sticking legend. I can’t wait to see what the such as the six-speed tranny, 19-inch out the rear. 2015 model brings.