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Old 10-05-2012, 07:46 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Fociphaeton View Post
Bottom line for me is that the new ST is marginally better. If you're used to a non-performance oriented sedan, the 2013 ST will definitely impress and you'll look forward to driving it every day. Guess I'm spoiled by the 05 ST. I've owned two 5.0 Mustangs and a 97 Mustang Cobra ragtop. No other car has been as much fun as the 05 ST (and the ST is only one with which I've gotten speeding tickets!).
I think you are overselling the old ST. It was a nice car, but the new one is leaps and bounds better.
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