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Is $53,000 Too Much For A Ford Mustang GT

By   May 25, 2018

2018 Ford Mustang GT

2018 Ford Mustang GT

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT starts at $35,190, but when optioned up the price tag can rise to $53,000. That’s a lot of money, but then the Mustang GT does offer 460 horsepower. The question is, should you purchase a we’ll optioned GT for that price?

For $53,000 you get into the price range of a few different high performance cars.

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Can The 2018 Ford Mustang GT Actually Go 0-60 MPH In Under 4 Seconds

By   May 21, 2018

2018 Ford Mustang GT

2018 Ford Mustang GT

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT offers a ton of performance in a fairly affordable package. The GT pumps out 460 horsepower which is enough to cause plenty of trouble when a teenage owner leaves a Cars and Coffee event.

The Mustang GT is a quick car by any standard and provides a lot of performance for the money. Ford claims a 0-60 mph time of under 4 seconds for the 10-speed automatic version of the ‘Stang. But is this just a case of a manufacturer being over optimistic?

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Is The Lotus Exige Faster Than A Lamborghini, Ferrari And Mustang

By   May 17, 2018

Lotus Exige

Lotus Exige

The Lotus Exige is an ultra lightweight sports car. Unlike other automakers that offer as many features as they can, Lotus asks how little can we put into a car. For those looking on the used market, the result is a car that weighs in at just 2,089 lbs (depending on the year).

That means the small performance machine weighs about the same as a postage stamp. With the Exige in S 260 Sport form, you get a car with 257 horsepower. That makes for a vehicle with a really good power to weight ratio, but how does it compare to other high performance machines.

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Magnus Walker And His Porsche 924 Carrera GT

By   May 9, 2018

Porsche 924 Carrera GT

Porsche 924 Carrera GT

Magnus Walker is one of the biggest Porsche enthusiasts in the world. He has a huge collection of air-cooled 911s, which is what gained him fame as a car guy. He now has a new goal to collect one of every type of sports car that Porsche has made (interestingly, the Boxster didn’t make his list, but the Cayman did).

Recently, Magnus has been collecting front-engined water cooled sports cars from the German automaker. His stable now includes a Porsche 924 Carrera GT.

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Dodge Demon Races Tesla Model S P100D

By   May 2, 2018

Dodge Demon and Tesla Model S P100D

Dodge Demon and Tesla Model S P100D

The Dodge Demon is an incredible machine that will tear up the drag strip. With over 800 horsepower and the ability to run on race gas, it is a street legal monster.

Only a few road cars can hold their own against the Demon in a straight line. These include the supercars like the Porsche 911 GT3, McLaren 720S and Ferrari 488 GTB. The Tesla Model S also has a history of running fast times on the strip.

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