2015 Ford Mustang revealed as an American pony car with a passport

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  1. RacerX69

    RacerX69 Retired Gear Jammer/IBEW Retired/Wingnut

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    You boys ain't right.
     
  2. grocerythrower

    grocerythrower Super Mod

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    We still love ya like a cellie...ain't no lovin like prison lovin!
     
  3. sharpshooter

    sharpshooter Well-Known Member

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    Have you ever seen somebody that ISN'T a douche, driving something that looked like that??..LOL (my apologies if you own one..lol)

    Check out the Mustangs here RK Motors Charlotte | Classic and Collector Cars for Sale It's a car dealer here in Charlotte. Pretty amazing walking around in there
     
  4. sharpshooter

    sharpshooter Well-Known Member

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    I'd ride around in this old Ford

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  5. sharpshooter

    sharpshooter Well-Known Member

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    Check out this Nova GT....it's only 399k!!

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  6. grocerythrower

    grocerythrower Super Mod

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    No car is worth that. I do love a Nova, 65/67 they are my favorite!
     
  7. sharpshooter

    sharpshooter Well-Known Member

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    Chevy should bring back that yr/style Nova...since we're ALL about retro these days.
    Rear wheel drive with maybe the 5.3 in it
     
  8. grocerythrower

    grocerythrower Super Mod

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    I agree, how about a retro engine? 5.3? Nah, Im thinking 6.3 with the batteries in the trunk, yes I said batteries. Must have a manual, 5 or 6 speed, we need to get together, we could get rich!
     
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  10. grocerythrower

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    Yup, thats about right! LOL!!!
     
  11. sharpshooter

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    All I see is ads for mustangs on TB now..LOL
     
  12. grocerythrower

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    I got a Charger ad, must be the Mopar in my blood!
     
  13. sharpshooter

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    All I see is ads for mustangs on TB now..LOL

    I showed this pic to my 10yr old daughter and her friend, and asked them if I should get it, it only has 55k miles...they both at the same time said EWWWW!!!!..Lmao

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  14. grocerythrower

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    55k? And the girls didn't sign off on it? Huh....I think its a good looking car..for a ferd.
     
  15. RacerX69

    RacerX69 Retired Gear Jammer/IBEW Retired/Wingnut

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    Well I've driven one and I'm not a douche.

    But I also don't have the kinda dough to own one either.

    Still, I like it for what it is, not what kind of person might be found owning one. They are a beautiful execution of engineering and excellent use of materials, i.e. carbon fiber and exotic metal alloys.
     
  16. grocerythrower

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    Ooooookkkkkkaaaaayyyy. Okay.
     
  17. RacerX69

    RacerX69 Retired Gear Jammer/IBEW Retired/Wingnut

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    Well they are.

    And get in one, fire that bad boy up, feel the rumble of the V8 power behind the seat (yes, the engine is in the middle of the car), put it in gear and ease out the clutch, and run it up through the gears. After getting the tires warmed up, dive into the first turn braking zone at something close to 200mph, jump on the binders and downshift to the gear needed for the turn, the deceleration forces throwing you forward against the belts.

    At the end of the braking zone get off the brakes, and squeeze down on the throttle. Feel and hear the rumble behind you as the power comes on, the tires bite into the asphalt, and the lateral g-forces as you accelerate through the turn. As you reach the apex of the turn the throttle is al the way on the floor. At the exit of the turn you let the car run all the way out to the edge of the pavement, feeling the power of the engine pushing, no, pinning you back in the seat.

    Run up through the gears, as the speed climbs.

    120.

    140.

    160.

    180.

    200.

    Then back on the brakes, the car slowing rapidly as you downshift for the next turn. And again, accelerate through the curve, exit, accelerate, then brake again, and again, until you find yourself on the front stretch, pass the start/finish line and begin the next lap.

    The adrenaline rush you feel as the car propels you through the air and down each straight, the feeling of the massive brakes as they bring the forward speed gained from the high horsepower engine back down to a manageable speed for each turn, there is nothing in this world that compares with it.

    It has to be experienced to be understood.

    And a Saleen S7R is a perfect machine with which to experience it.

    I have driven many different kinds of cars on the road courses out West. Corvette. Camaro. Datsun Z. Nissan 300ZX Turbo. Toyota Celica Turbo. Mustang. Audi. Porsche. Bone stock. Purpose built racing machines.

    The Saleen S7R leaves them all in the dust. Hand built in America. All-aluminum 427 (a bored-and-stroked derivative of Ford's 351 Windsor small-block, not a big-block) later fitted with twin turbochargers to produce 750 horsepower. 4130 steel spaceframe and aluminum honeycomb composite panels make up the chassis. The carbon fiber body is aerodynamically designed and at 160mph the car creates its own weight (2750lbs) in downforce.

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  18. sharpshooter

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    I would drive that, on a race track...I just wouldn't drive the street version, around town..lol.
     

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