2016 Ford Mustang GT Long-Term Update: Stretching Its Legs

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WHAT WE LIKE: Approaching the midway point of our long-term Ford Mustang’s 40,000-mile review, the 2016 GT continues to largely please drivers with its rev-happy, 435-hp 5.0-liter V-8 and sinister, blacked-out mien. Its Bridgestone Blizzak winter tires are long gone, and the return of 0.94 g of lateral grip from the Pirelli P Zero summer rubber means we’re back to tearing up country roads and highway interchanges. Despite its more civilized, global design, the latest Mustang still feels all-American at heart, including one of our favorite characteristics, the sloping fastback roofline that evokes that of the first-generation Mustang from the mid-1960s. It is an excellent way to get an instant pick-me-up. Additional long-distance travel also has boosted our average fuel economy to 20 mpg, which is 1 mpg better than the EPA’s combined rating and sufficient for 320 miles of range on the open road. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2016-ford-mustang-gt-coupe-long-term-road-test-update

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