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Ford Mustang Review: 2008 Ford Mustang GT Premium Coupe with a difference

The 2008 Ford Mustang GT Premium Coupe vie with one another for all the attention. Of these trims, each is good in various ways. The 2008 Ford mustang GT Premium Coupe, for instance, is a car definitely worth the wait. It brings back the legendary Mustang name packed in a new design to suit today’s lifestyles. The 2008 coupe offers a blend of comfort, style and fun.

Starting off with the mechanics, this GT Premium coupe is a 24 valve v8 engine, with a capacity of 4.6 liters and a horsepower of about 300 for 5757 rpm. With this design the car certainly growls to life and performs very well on the road test. As with the other Mustangs in the 2008 range, this car has excellent transmission and the manual transmission is 5 speed, with overdrive. The suspension consists of a reliable rear stabilizer bar and coil springs as well as shock absorbers. The steering is in control, with rack and pinion arrangement and tilt steering column.

Going to the styling, the car certainly has class. Its sturdy exteriors coupled with cozy interiors make you love the gasoline fuelled coupe. A cruise control, tachometer and tire pressure controller sit pretty on the controls. The surface halogen headlights and fog lights are good. The car also has a keyless remote, illuminated entry, reading light and trunk light. As for safety, the standard features like airbags and seatbelts come with anti-theft SecuriLock and panic alarm. There are pretensioners and automatic lock retractors.

The car looks great and feels good, too. It certainly pleases any driver with its smooth handling and convenience. The air conditioned 2 door 4 seater coupe comes with a reasonably good sound system with shaker and mp3 player for music on the road. It is economical, going up to 23 mpg on the highway while offering 15mpg output on city roads. This Mustang certainly deserves applause for several subtle improvements but there is room for more enhancements. The car provides for optional packages at a slight extra cost. All this makes the Mustang a dear.

Engine: 3 out of 5….. at 300 hp, it is good performance for a v8 4.6 liter engine

Transmission: 4 out of 5…. Flawless manual transmission

Handling: 4 out of 5… steering, traction and brakes are excellent

Safety: 4 out of 5 … standard safety features like airbags, seatbelts, pretensioners and crash sensors.

Value 4 out of 5… $27,200 is worth paying for a beauty like the 2008 Ford Mustang Premium coupe.

Tech Specifics

Body: 2 door, 4 seater, rear wheel driven.

Engine: 24 valve v8 engine, 4.6 liter and 300 hp

Transmission: 5 speed manual transmission

Torque: 320 at 4500 (ft-lbs)

Power: 300 hp at 5750 rpm

Tires: 17 inch radial tires with front suspension (independent) and rear (live).

Verdict: definitely worth for the everyday routine and an occasional long drive.

 For: excellent control and good performance on the road, good styling.

Against: the car could definitely offer a smoother drive. Bigger back seats would be welcome.

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