2018 Ford Mustang GT

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    Looking forward to seeing the PP2 reviews. I have driven a 2017 Camaro SS 1LE and I really hope Ford has really stepped up to the plate to compete. The 1LE is obviously very capable but, as with all semi-recent GM performance cars that I have driven (ATS-V, gen 2 CTS-V, Chevy SS), it left me cold.
     
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    GM/ Chevy realized Ford wasn't taking any prisoners and reacted accordingly....Let's hope the battle continues!...I'm sure it will!
     
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    Guys, this will be the 28 car in steveespo’s stable by summer 2018. White/Black/Gold to honor Davey Allison/Robert Yates Racing T-Birds. Funny they mention the market between the GT and GT350 (or GT and Boss), I have been that market for 8 years now, they finally built one that 1) will be X Plan eligible, and 2) won’t need to have a special allocation or be subject to asshat ADM. The 350 was/is a great car and if Ford was able to hold them at MSRP I may have bought 1 (or 2 as fate had it). The PP2 is right in my niche and the performance is going to surprise many doubters. Of course I will get to rubbing on the motor and aero a bit which will only make it better. Can’t wait.


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    Last I heard they were only going to build 1,000 of them, if that's true then that ADM could be a thing again. :confused:
     
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    My only grip about the new mustang is that it went from having a snout like a tiger shark (2012 at least) to looking like a nurse shark in 2018... apart from that, great car!
     
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    ADM's are always lurking out there, especially with the Ford dealer sharks in the water.This does not apply to Bill P....;)
     
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    If that number is right though it's going to be a pretty rare car, not as rare as a 350R, but rarer than a 350. So I am expecting people are going to see ADM as a matter of course. All the more reason to hang onto my "old" '16 PP1 and buy go fast stuff for it.;)
     
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    The only I have not seen yet is where you can order cloth recaros? Leather yes...
     

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    About the dealer mark ups. I bought my 2012 Boss online from a dealer, they told me just put a deposit down and wait the three months or so to get the MSRP price. I even got tracking info as my car was brought to California by train.
     
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    Regarding Recaros, I don't really think they are worth it. I recently tracked a premium 2017 GT with plain leather seats and they worked just as well as the Recaros in my 2016 GT. If you are serious about track work a true race seat can be swapped in about 10 minutes before heading to the track. Of course a roll bar should be used with 6 point harnesses but again if you are tracking to this cars' potential a 4 point roll bar and harnesses should be considered minimum level of safety.
     
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    You should have that safety stuff in your vehicle just to travel on I95 in this area....:D
     
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    The Recaros in the 350 hold you much better than the ones in the Boss. The Boss seats are more comfortable to me though.
     
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    Yes the school S550 cars at Miller have the GT350 seats and they are much better than the PP or Boss Recaros
     

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