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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.

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