2006 Ford Mustang GT

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At the 2004 North American International Auto Show, Ford introduced a completely redesigned Mustang, codenamed "S-197," that was based on an all-new D2C platform for the 2005 model year. Developed under the direction of Chief Engineer Hau Thai-Tang and exterior styling designer Sid Ramnarace, the fifth-generation Mustang's styling echoes the fastback Mustangs of the late 1960s. Ford's senior vice president of design, J Mays, called it "retro-futurism."

The fifth-generation Mustang is manufactured at the AutoAlliance International plant in Flat Rock, Michigan. The base model is powered by a 210hp (157kW) cast-iron block 4.0L SOHC V6, which replaces the 3.8L pushrod V6 used previously. The Mustang GT features an aluminum block 4.6L SOHC 3-valve Modular V8 with variable camshaft timing (VCT) that produces 300hp (224kW). The 2005 Mustang GT has an approximate weight to power ratio of 11.5 lb/bhp. The base Mustang comes with a standard Tremec T-5 5-speed manual transmission while Ford's own 5R55S 5-speed automatic, a Mustang first, is optional. Though the Mustang GT features the same automatic transmission as the V6 model, the Tremec T-5 manual is substituted with the heavier duty Tremec TR-3650 5-speed manual transmission to better handle the GT's extra power.

Car Info

Make: Ford
Model: Mustang GT
Year: 2006
Price: $29,000
Wheel-Drive: RWD
Horsepower: 300hp
Torque: 320lbs/tq

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