First Drive: 2011 Ford Mustang

2011 Ford Mustang

2011 Ford Mustang

PRICE RANGE: $22,995–$30,495
As Tested: $35,390 (GT)
   
POWERTRAIN  
Engine: 32-valve DOHC V-8 (GT)
Displacement: 5.0 liters (302 cu in)
Horsepower: 412 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 390 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
   
Engine: 24-valve DOHC V-6 (base)
Displacement: 3.7 liters (228 cu in)
Horsepower: 305 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 280 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
   
Transmission Type: 6-speed manual
Drive: Rear-wheel
   
Chassis  
Steering: Power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Suspension, front: Strut-type, coil springs
Suspension, rear: Live axle, coil springs
Brakes: Vented discs, ABS
Tires: Pirelli PZero
  (Brembo brake package coupe)
Tire size: 255/40WR-19
   
Measurements  
L x W x H: 188.1 x 73.9 x 55.8 in
Wheelbase: 107.1 in
Track F/R: 62.3/62.9 in (coupe)
Cargo capacity: 13.4 cu ft (coupe)
Curb weight: 3463–3621 lb
Weight dist. F/R: 53.9/46.1%, 55.0/45.0%
  (V-6, V-8)
EPA Mileage: 17–19/25–31 mpg

Test Results

  V-6 V-8
0–60 mph (sec) 5.3 4.6
0–100 mph (sec) 13.1 10.4
1/4–mile (sec @ mph) 13.8 @ 103 12.9 @ 112
30–70 mph passing (sec) 6.9 4.6
70–0 mph (ft) 156 164
Cornering L/R (g) 0.94/0.91 0.98/0.99

ERIK427
mo pho...motor trend has the mustang v-6 doing 13.7 the camaro did 14.4! And this rag says the FORD v-6 is passionless! Now read what they say about the chevy v-6 and then decide!
mo_pho
Sounds neutral enough to me, Erik, unlike you; you sound like a Ford fanboy. :P
ERIK427
Should read Motor Trend's write up! This one seems that a gm fan boy wrote it!

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