Mustang 5.0 yes or no

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Post by z4all » Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:57 am

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Post by Fishy Dave » Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:01 pm

Mr Tidy wrote:
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I'd do it - if I had £40K to spend on a new car a manual 5.0 Mustang would be the only car I would consider! :wink:
Totally agree, it's a car I would buy with my own money, if I could afford it (I'm anti depreciation). It's been the only car in years that has made me play around with a configurator online to see what the payments would work out to be. 8)
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Post by Jaw » Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:32 pm

I'm hopefully getting a 'stang in stock next month, can't wait as I'll get to hoon about in it for a couple of weeks :driving: They're far from rare around here, I see about 3-5 daily at the moment.

But having had one for a weekend - absolutely don't care. They're frikkin awesome cars. Shouty v8, powerful, lardy and a little unruly. The same reason I'm loving my ford xr8 at the moment, just simple snarly power that in all fairness probably feels/sounds faster than it actually is. The typical modern ford electronics make it a nice enough place to be too.

The entertainment and build quality makes it a nice package for the money, they've got the sort of laugh out loud lariness that you just don't get with most euro cars and I love the muscle car looks. do it. Plus, if it didn't prove quick enough, throw up to some cash at a blower kit and unlock 600bhp or so. super snake style. :D

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Post by Fogwan1983 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:13 pm

I was looking at the mustangs recently but then I got in my mates GTR stage 4.25 around the same ££ and realised I'd still be able to go rpund corners too :thumbsup:
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Post by Mr Tidy » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:35 pm

Fishy Dave wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:01 pm
Totally agree, it's a car I would buy with my own money, if I could afford it (I'm anti depreciation). It's been the only car in years that has made me play around with a configurator online to see what the payments would work out to be.
I know what you mean about depreciation - before I became a Z4 owner I had a 123d that I bought as a pre-reg and kept for 6 and a half years, losing £16K in the process! :roll: It was OK when I was getting a car allowance!

Still I'm not sure depreciation is such an issue with a Mustang, but sadly I don't have the income any more. :( (But then I don't commute either). :lol:
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Post by Jaw » Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:26 am

Fogwan1983 wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:13 pm
I was looking at the mustangs recently but then I got in my mates GTR stage 4.25 around the same ££ and realised I'd still be able to go rpund corners too :thumbsup:
That would be a tough choice, very different cars both equally awesome but in different ways. :( I miss uk car prices, GTRs outprice the Mustangs by a solid $30k here :(

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Post by Fogwan1983 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:10 pm

Jaw wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:26 am
Fogwan1983 wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:13 pm
I was looking at the mustangs recently but then I got in my mates GTR stage 4.25 around the same ££ and realised I'd still be able to go rpund corners too :thumbsup:
That would be a tough choice, very different cars both equally awesome but in different ways. :( I miss uk car prices, GTRs outprice the Mustangs by a solid $30k here :(
I like both choices and would love to have a muscle car. As I'm sure you have seen, the new model has ripped round the nurb rung pretty fast this year!!!
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Post by ben g » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:14 pm

My brother has one. Only a 2.3, but just sitting in it on the driveway, it feels special.

It also gets loads of looks every time you drive it.

Downsides are it feels like a big car and is quite scary trying to maneuver through rush hour traffic.
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Post by mj2k » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:29 pm

I know, it's marginally smaller than a 5 series!

R8 not as cheap, trust me I've looked - plus it's servicing a very different car, limited storage, or space.... :roll:

Also a little concerned turning up to pitch for projects looking like a flash alec, or quite literally a cowboy :rofl:
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Post by Jaw » Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:40 am

mj2k wrote:
Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:29 pm
I know, it's marginally smaller than a 5 series!

R8 not as cheap, trust me I've looked - plus it's servicing a very different car, limited storage, or space.... :roll:

Also a little concerned turning up to pitch for projects looking like a flash alec, or quite literally a cowboy :rofl:


Think the new stang is modern enough to not look like 'the horse you rode in on' :rofl:

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