Archive for June, 2010


First Drive: 2011 Mustang GT 5.0

At Ford H.Q, when the sheet was pulled off of the 2011 Mustang GT that would sport the 5.0 V8, a fellow journalist leaned in to me and muttered a painful truth I was attempting to ignore:

“looks like you’re gonna have to upgrade.”

My heart sank. No one likes to hear that their automotive pride and joy is to be surpassed by a newer, faster model and here I was, at the very spawning ground of my ‘08 GT/CS being told it was officially obsolete. I managed to fool myself regarding last year’s refresh as my ape-like, chest-thumping defense mechanism was triggered. This time, however, no matter how much pride and jealousy oozes through my seams, I cannot ignore the fact that the new Mustang GT is simply amazing

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