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Old 01-03-2009, 01:46 PM   #1
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Can a Mustang be Elegant?

Well, the new GT500 is making me feel like it can. I think the car looks stunning, its beautiful. Not like ferrari, or aston martin beautiful, but for a muscle car it is. It'll look great in any color, but the light blue is really making all the lines and curves of the car pop. This is what the regular mustang GT should of looked like...the shelby is like a totally different car. Where as with the GT and the V6, you can easily pick out the design cues from the previous generation (05-09), the 2010 Shelby some how seems to blend it all together, hiding them in the new design and making you feel like....this is all new. Anyway, I've always wanted a mustang and always thought about getting one even though there are a ton of better cars out there. This Shelby makes me want one even more.

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No its not elegant, and it never should be.
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i think it is in certain aspects, especially for a muscle car.
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Not sure an American muscle car could or should be elegant (the last GTO came the closest, I guess), but at least FINALLY - for the first time ever - the Mustang gets what looks to be a world-class interior...
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Not sure an American muscle car could or should be elegant (the last GTO came the closest, I guess), but at least FINALLY - for the first time ever - the Mustang gets what looks to be a world-class interior...
That was one of my grips with past generations, the interior is very important as thats where you spend most of the time with the car. This one I would actually be able to tolerate.
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Too bad that it still weighs two tons.
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I wouldn't say elegant. I would say art? lol
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I just splooged all over the grey drop top..woo momma!
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Too bad that it still weighs two tons.
True, the blame is on the iron block used. Which is why if I do plan on getting one I'll wait for a new engine to be put in. I believe new engines will be available in the mustang line-up in the next year and hopefully that crosses over into the shelby gt500. Which makes me think why didnt they just hold off and introduce it with a new engine?
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