After 50 years of domination in pony-car category, Ford is entering the global standards with the VI-gen Mustang... And I have to say, I'm quite disappointed about it.
The new design. It is so controversial! On the first glance, it looks as a refined evolution of the V-gen 'Stang. The front and profile look quite nice and elegant, actually. But it lacks muscles... it doesn't scream that "Born in the USA!" anymore... Looks too much European, and that's a bad thing, IMO... But further goes even worse: the rear is bland and disproportional! WTF is going on with American automakers designing rears? Corvette, Camaro and now Mustang have their back ends spoiled in their latest interpretations...
Thankfully, I have to mark that American interiors are getting more and more improved lately.
Anyway, what I'm disturbed the most is the engine choices... Why no power bumps in Coyote V8 engine? It's absolutely equal to the outgoing GT! Instead, Ford decided to install the EcoBoost in Mustang... A 4-cylinder engine in a muscle car?! What an absurd! If you are obsessed with fuel emissions, get a Taurus SHO. But Mustang without the emotion, the V8 roar, is meaningless, losing all the charm the true original Mustang was famous for. EcoBoost will only destroy the Mustang's ride quality. Shame!...... Hybrid Mustang is coming soon... -__-
Hopefully at least, VI-gen Mustang ditches the ancient live rear axle, in favour to the independent, which will make the Mustang turn nimble at