...and an interior upgrade package with metallic accents, dark charcoal Aberdeen pattern door panel inserts and instruments with changeable backlighting -- at the press of a button one can select from white, blue, green and orange hues. Powertrains and Performance: V6 Mustangs include a 4.0-liter V6 with 210 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. Step up to the GT and you'll get a 4.6-liter V8 with 300 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, three valves per cylinder and variable valve timing. All Mustangs are rear-drive, and can be equipped with either a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic...
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...At 5 feet 4, I felt like I sat in a hole in that seat, and after a couple hours, my back hurt from my straining to see over the cowl and the hood. I had a great view of the windshield washer nozzle in front of me, but not much else. My 6-foot driving partner didn't have a backache, but he, too, complained about the low ride in the passenger seat. A Ford official said the company was looking at alleviating this problem. Not everything is larger in the '05 Mustang. Rear-seat hiproom and headroom have decreased slightly, and truth be told, even with the additional 0.4 inch of legroom in the back...
...The V-8 engine, which has three-valve cylinder heads, runs on regular gasoline. The engines work with either a standard five-speed manual or optional five-speed automatic. A true dual exhaust system with 2.5-inch mandrel bent stainless-steel pipes is installed on the Mustang GT. Safety Side-impact airbags are optional. Antilock brakes are standard on the GT and optional on the V-6 model. Ford's Personal Safety System features dual-stage front airbags. Driving Impressions The latest Mustang is more refined than its predecessor. Models with the V-6 are good, but those equipped with V-8 power...
...I, too, experienced a little hop in rare circumstances, but the overall handling is both so much better than the previous model's and so composed given the GT's raw power, I don't think I'd change a thing. The Mustang isn't supposed to compete with the Porsche 911. You can make a car handle too well. Staying perfectly glued to the road isn't fun, and it's definitely not Mustang. Going & Stopping The standard 4.0-liter V-6 engine is new to the Mustang, and the 4.6-liter V-8 might as well be, thanks to the numerous upgrades. Engines Trim Level Mustang V6 Mustang GT Type 4.0-liter V-6 4.6-liter...
...The 2005 Ford Mustang featured a complete redesign of America's original and favorite pony car.
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