We'll be getting a lengthier drive of the new Mustang later this month, at which point we'll be able to give you a more thorough assessment of exactly how it stacks up against its rivals.
However, it's clear that the new 10-speed automatic gearbox is a big step forward. Whereas previously we'd have recommended a manual gearbox, we can now see a genuine case for the snappier, more responsive automatic companion.
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Ford Mustang Fastback GT Auto
Price £43,095 Engine 8cyl, 4951cc, petrol Power 444bhp at 7000rpm Torque 389lb ft at 4600rpm Gearbox 10-spd automatic 0-62mph tbc Top speed tbc Official economy 23.3mpg CO2, tax band 270g/km, 37%
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