The Mustang GT comes with several assets that not only sound good during a conversation at the bar, but also allow it to offer a pleasant city driving experience.
It all starts at the core of the car, as the new Coyote V8 engine features cam-torque-actuated variable camshaft timing, which allows it to be extremely flexible. Together with the smoothness of the new six-speed automatic transmission, this makes the Mustang GT suitable for all kind of urban driving situations. For example, if you'll use the throttle with caution, you'll find that the car can offer sub-2,000 rpm almost-seamless shifts.
The steering offers three modes, with the first two being suitable for the city, so you won't struggle to when it comes to parking. Our test car came with an optional rear view camera, but we didn't understand why such a big unit used such a small display included in the central rear view mirror. As for the parking sensors, you can get this option on the 2013 model.
The suspension, together with the rather generous (for a sportscar) sidewalls of the tires, manage to face most poor road situations in a pleasing way. And if you add the generous ride height, you end up with a vehicle that can cater to our daily urban transportation needs without having to make efforts.
The aforementioned mechanical assets join forces with the good overall visibility and the easy access into and out of the cabin and you end up with a pleasant driving experience on city roads.Continue reading
Hold on, Lou Cheeka would like to say something...
I've been waiting to drive a ‘Stang for years! It’s so similar to one of my favorite cars of all time, the E30 BMW that I might just buy one. I really couldn’t afford an E30 when it was launched, now they’re all old and I want a shiny new one. Everybody tells you that the ‘Stang is cheap, so maybe this will do as a replacement for my teenage dream.
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