Ford Mustang 5.0 V8 449 GT [Custom Pack 4] 2dr Review

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Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 front left cornering
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 front left cornering
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 rear cornering
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD dashboard
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD rear seats
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD infotainment
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 front left cornering
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 left panning
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 rear right tracking
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD steering wheel
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD front seats
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD boot open
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 front left cornering
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 rear cornering
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD dashboard
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD rear seats
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD infotainment
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 front left cornering
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 left panning
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 rear right tracking
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD steering wheel
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD front seats
  • Ford Mustang Coupe 2019 RHD boot open
RRP £48,320What Car? Target Price£47,170
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
2 doors

The Ford Mustang is a unique proposition. It’s not only cheaper than its closest rivals, but also better equipped and more powerful. The running costs aren't cheap and it doesn’t handle as sharply as an Audi TT or BMW M240i, so if your heart is set on this piece of Americana, make sure you’re prepared for some compromises.

As well as the massive V8 under the bonnet, GT models get different 19in wheels, a switchable exhaust system, six-piston Brembo brakes, a different grille and GT badging.

It may be more expensive to buy and run, but it’s worth digging deep for this sumptuous slice of American pie. The 444bhp engine needs working hard to deliver the goods, but take it up to 7000rpm and you’ll be smitten. Also found under the bonnet of the limited-edition Bullitt variant, but with an even meatier 453bhp.


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Key information

Doors2
Seats4
0-62 MPH4.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

23.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

268

g/km