Review: Ford Mustang (2005 – 2014)

Rating:

Evocative looks, entertaining drive and wonderful exhaust note. 4.6 GT manual convertible best of the lot.

Left-hand drive only and available in Europe as an independent import only.

Recently Added To This Review

30 September 2018

Owner sent car (22-8-2018) to Mike Lacey at MODURSTANG, Enstone ( http://www.modurstang.co.uk/ ). He resolved the issue in two days: fitted a new camshaft, rockers and lash adjusters, for the very reasonable... Read more

22 August 2018

Report of regularly serviced 56k mile 2005 Ford Mustang Gt 4.6 litre V8 developing a knock from the engine. Bill Shepherd Mustang of Surrey removed the right hand side cylinder head and found one worn... Read more

12 May 2017 R/2017/149:

FRONT DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG INFLATOR HOUSING MAY RUPTURE. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver side frontal airbag the front driver side air bag inflator housing may rupture... Read more

Ford Mustang (2005 – 2014): At A Glance

Recreation of 1960s icon, with a live rear axle. Was still built in Flat Rock, Michigan.

What does a Ford Mustang (2005 – 2014) cost?

List Price from £37,645
Buy new from £33,700
Contract hire from £512.27 per month
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What's the Ford Mustang (2005 – 2014) like to drive?

Fairly crude, but fun with a wonderful warble and much better handling than the Mustang engined Rover 75 V8.

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What cars would you recommend as possible future classics?

What cars would you recommend as possible future classics? They must be automatic and reasonable to maintain.
You could have a look at a Mercedes-Benz SL (R107) although these are expensive now. Maybe a P38 Range Rover or a Bentley Arnage Red Label. If you'd like to go a bit more modern, then perhaps one of the first Audi TTs with the DSG box like the 2003 3.2 is an option (although the boxes are fragile) or something like a Smart Roadster. Also worth a look might be an American muscle car like a Mustang, or you could go for a high-performance model like a BMW M3 or Mercedes-Benz AMG. Feeling flush? Then how about a Nissan GT-R.
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