The Ford Mustang has been a household name in American homes for a long time now. Among the iconic muscle cars, the Mustang stands apart from the rest by combining sheer style with raw power. A legend in any generation, the new 2008 Ford Mustang v6 Premium coupe redefining cars are here to delight the driver. Owing to its popularity, the Ford Mustang has survived many a production crisis which interrupted the run of other cars.
Among rear wheel driven cars, the Ford Mustang v6 Premium coupe is sure to be a success. For customers who want to cruise through the daily rigors of travel, a Ford Mustang is the ideal automobile. It not only offers comfort but also the energy that comes with many sports cars. This Pony car has quite a good engine, with 4.0 liter capacity and a horsepower of 210 at about an rpm of 5300. It is a 2 door coupe with excellent 5 speed manual transmission. But yes, the road test checked the automatic transmission and the car passed the test with flying colors. The new Ford Mustang certainly appeals with its performance. But it might not be totally suitable for long hours of travel. The mileage could do with improvement, very occasionally dropping down. On an average, it varies from 17 in the city to 26 mpg on the highways.
The car has a great body and styling, with comfortable interiors and ambient lighting package with multi color options.
The stance is wide and aggressive and the car beckons the driver. Illuminated entry, air conditioning, keyless multiple function remote, mp3 player and a reasonably good shaker are included. Vented disc brakes, panic alarm, SecuriLock anti-theft features and good airbags, pretensioners and crash sensors make for a safe Mustang.
The premium 2 door v6 coupe also comes with Cruise control, halogen headlights and tire pressure regulator. Bucket seats, driver power seat, Lumbar support, stabilizer bar and good shock absorbers are to be mentioned here. The vehicle is reasonably environment friendly as well, so more plus points for the v6 premium coupe.
Engine: 3 out of 5….. v6 offer 210 hp, not bad for a medium coupe.
Transmission: 4 out of 5…. Excellent manual and automatic transmission 5 speed.
Handling: 3 out of 5… traction is good, steering control is good.
Safety: 4 out of 5 … good airbags and crash sensors. Excellent brakes.
Value 4 out of 5… easily an affordable Ford Mustang at $20,700.
Body: power windows, 2-drs, metallic finish, wide stance, muscular yet stylish look.
Engine: 210 hp at 5300 rpm, 6 cylinder v6 model with 4.0 liters
Transmission: 5 speed manual and optional 5 speed automatic.
Torque: 240 at 3500 in foot-lbs
Power: 210 hp at 5300 rpm
Tires: 215 mm passenger tires with disc brakes
Verdict: legendary name and a car to be proud of, but could do with minor improvements here and there.
For: good engine, great performance but ultimately, it is all about style and muscle. It is a Ford Mustang after all!
Against: the 2008 v6 could do with more power and some enhancements for long trips. Sound system could be better.