Ford Mustang GT Gets Best-In-Class

Orders for the 2011 Mustangs are going to be strong and when you look at the improvements in drivetrain it’s easy to see why this is where ford wants to be! 2011 Mustang V-6 Engine Pumps 305 HP, Gets 30 MPG and 2011 Mustang GT gets a new six-speed transmission and Ford’s Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) and it gets 17/26 mpg (city/highway) with the automatic and 18/25 mpg with the manual. These are real numbers in an incredibly priced sports car. Gotta love the renewed wars between the Stang and Camaro.

Again, The consumer is the real winner here!

From AutoGuide.com:

Not only does Ford’s new 5.0-liter V8 for the 2011 Mustang GT make incredible amounts of horsepower, but it also achieves best-in-class fuel economy. Thanks in part to a new six-speed transmission and Ford’s Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT), it gets 17/26 mpg (city/highway) with the automatic and 18/25 mpg with the manual. This is an improvement over the 15/22 mpg (auto) and 15/23 (manual) rating for the old 4.6-liter V8, while delivering almost 100 more horsepower. The V6 Mustang also gets a class-best rating of 19/31 mpg (automatic)

In comparison, the new 2011 Mustang GT edges out the Camaro SS which has a rating of 16/25 mpg with the auto and 16/24 mpg with the automatic.

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