Everybody’s fancied having a slice of Amercian muscle on their drive in some unspecified time in the future. However what must you go for?
Ford Mustang 5.0 V8 GT Fastback, £29,995: American efficiency automobiles make no sense within the UK, what with our costly gasoline costs and slim nation roads, however that doesn’t make them any much less fascinating.
The Ford Mustang is among the most recognisable, and it’s right now’s Mk6 automotive that we’ve taken a liking to on the used market. It was launched in 2013 as the primary ’Stang to be offered globally and to supply right-hand drive.
Coming with a fastback or barely pricier convertible physique, it provided a number of engines. The 300bhp 3.7-litre V6 continued from the Mk5, joined by a brand new 435bhp 5.0-litre Coyote V8. However the headline-grabber was a brand new, extra planet-friendly turbocharged four-cylinder unit with 310bhp. This supplied a 0-62mph time of 5.5sec when mated to the six-speed handbook gearbox (a six-speed computerized was a £1500 choice).
Each mannequin received xenon headlights, an 8.0in touchscreen, dual-zone local weather management, keyless entry, efficiency brakes, a rear diffuser, a reversing digital camera and material bucket seats, whereas the four-pot automotive gained electrically adjustable entrance seats.
The track-focused GT350 joined the vary with a bunch of efficiency updates, together with a 526bhp 5.2-litre flat-plane-crank V8, a tuned chassis, aero adjustments and Brembo calipers.
Britain’s used market isn’t wanting Mustangs, though most are LHD, with RHD commanding a premium. V8 automobiles are additionally a bit pricier and people with the V6 are few and much between, given it was axed in 2017.
We discovered a V8 instance from 2016 with 21,000 miles on the clock up for £29,995, with the wheel on the best facet and only one proprietor who has stored it effectively serviced and in high situation.