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Ford Mustang GT Tackles Magny-Cours

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The latest generation of the legendary muscle car Ford Mustang GT is now officially available in Europe, but it seems people are still a bit skeptical of it. I mean, those who like muscle cars just flat out love it. But others who grew up with Porsches and BMWs mat scoff at this crude colonial with its lumpy design and plastic-y interior.

But nobody should care any of that, so long as the car is fun to drive. To find that out, the boys at Motorsport Magazines took the 2016 Ford Mustang GT to the magnificent Magny-Cours Gran Prix circuit and put it through its paces. This is how it performed:

New Ford Mustang General Specification:

Drive Type Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 300 hp @ 6500 rpm (3.7L V6)
310 hp @ 5500 rpm (2.3L EcoBoost®, 93-octane fuel)
435 @ 6500 rpm (5.0L V8, 93 octane fuel)
Torque 280 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm (3.7L V6)
320 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm (2.3L EcoBoost®, 93-octane fuel)
400 lb.-ft. @ 4250 rpm (5.0L V8, 93-octane fuel)
Transmissions 6-Speed Manual, standard
6-Speed SelectShift® Automatic with Paddle Shifters, optional
Wheelbase 107.1″
Wheels Available 17″ sparkle silver painted aluminum
18″ Foundry Black painted aluminum
18″ Magnetic painted/machined aluminum
19″ Ebony Black painted aluminum
19″ Luster Nickel painted aluminum
19″ Ebony Black premium painted aluminum
19″ Dark Stainless premium painted aluminum
19″ Low-Gloss Black painted/machined aluminum
20″ Foundry Black painted/machined aluminum

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