...Side-impact testing resulted in three-star scores for both front- and rear-seat occupants (convertibles received a two-star rating for front-seat occupants in the side-impact test). The Mustang has not been subjected to an offset crash test. Interior Design and Special Features: The retro-style dual-cowl dashboard has aged well since 1994. Instrumentation is simple and straightforward, if sometimes hard to locate and reach. Of particular interest is the old-fashioned pull-out headlight switch mounted to the lower left side of the dash. Seats in the Base and GT models are flat and featureless;...
Source: MSN Autos
...The drivetrain is noisy in fourth gear, so a driver must constantly shift from fifth to fourth gear and back up again in traffic. While fifth gear provides sluggish acceleration, it drops engine revs about 1500 rpm and considerably quiets things. Mediocre Mach 1 Fuel Economy The Mach 1 only delivers an estimated 17 mpg in the city and 23-25 mpg on the highway. The Mustang V6 provides the best economy: 19-20 mpg in the city and 27-29 on highways, with the higher figures obtained with the manual transmission. The new Mach 1's other features include a lowered sport suspension for crisper...
...New multiadjustable front bucket seats are trimmed in Nudo leather and Preferred suede. The six-way power driver?s seat has new power-adjustable thigh and side bolsters, along with power lumbar support. Electroluminescent, titanium-colored gauge faces have been redesigned to include a boost gauge that keeps the driver informed of supercharger behavior. New metal-trimmed pedals and a dead pedal are installed. Standard equipment includes a tilt steering wheel, remote keyless entry, a Mach 460 audio system with an in-dash six-CD player, and power windows, door locks and mirrors. Under the Hood...
...No matter what Ford did to the Mustang in 2003, the year would be known for the re-release of the monster SVT Cobra.
Special-edition Ford Mustang fans, rejoice! If you remember back a few months, we told you about the upcoming Holman & Moody Tour de France special edition. Now it's... May 9, 2013 by Jeff Glucker
Ford is saying goodbye to the current Mustang Boss 302. The automaker said right from the get-go that this track-bred beast would only be around for a two-year model run, and... May 6, 2013 by Jeff Glucker
Ford's Mustang reached two milestones this week: the Flat Rock Assembly Plant where it has been built since 2005 rolled out the 1 millionth Mustang built there; and the... April 18, 2013 by Nelson Ireson
Last October, Ford showed a new twin-turbo version of its drag-strip-only Mustang Cobra Jet at SEMA, and spent a fair amount of time talking up the advantages of multiple... March 21, 2013 by Kurt Ernst
When Ford unleashed the 662-horsepower Shelby GT500 in 2013, it certainly drew some attention to the brand. With the car’s launch, Ford set the new baseline for muscle... March 14, 2013 by Kurt Ernst