of the 2017 Ford Mustang. Base trim shown.
CARS.COM — The latest salvo in the Detroit muscle car wars has been fired from Dearborn, and it's going to land squarely in Chevrolet's yard. The 2018 Ford Mustang is here, sporting more power, a new transmission, suspension refinements and new options to keep the original pony car fresh and competitive well into its fifth decade.
I recently flew to Malibu, Calif., for a first drive of the new Mustang and came away both impressed and concerned — impressed by the Mustang's abilities in both four-cylinder turbo and eight-cylinder monster guise, and concerned about how expensive America's iconic sports car has become.
Looks... Like a Mustang
Despite the fact that the Mustang got a mild makeover, you'd be forgiven for not really noticing. Instead of the upswept headlights of the 2017 model, now you get more droopy-eyed headlights in the 2018. The hood and fenders are slightly reshaped, and a newly angular lower bumper is fitted, but the overall look isn't very different at all. Ford supposedly also restyled the back end, but damned if we can spot how.
And that's actually OK, as the current shape of the Mustang is probably the best-looking one since the original '64 thanks to classic cues combined with modern equipment. It's exceedingly hard to update a classic icon, so Ford has wisely chosen to take a more conservative approach to mo... Read More
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My black monster
I don?t like Ford but just I like mustang. Already I have V6 2017 black mustang. This car really perfect. One of the best in my life. Read full review
Great convertible fun
Traded a 2015 V6 convertible (which is a great car) to a 2017 GT convertible and it is awesome. Ford hit a home run with the design of this car. It looks beautiful inside and out and the performance ... Read full review
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24-hour roadside assistance, rental car reimbursement up to $30 per day, full tank of gas, vehicle history report, new wiper blades and fresh oil and filter
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