The clutch was easy on the calves in stop-and-go traffic, and hill hold assist held for a good amount of time, so I never felt like I was going to back up into the car behind me as soon as my foot left the brake. With the same 310-hp, 2. The only test in which the V-6 matched the EcoBoost's performance was the quarter mile, where both passed the mark in 14. It's very subtle, and several times I forgot what exactly I was driving. Although this Mustang makes the most sense as a daily driver, it all just depends on whether you like to sit back and enjoy the ride or do things for yourself. Winding Road Magazine is a free weekly online magazine written for the car enthusiast, with an intelligent, entertaining perspective. The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones.
We assume you already know plenty about the. . Shifting the gears yourself also returns 1 mpg more in the city and combined mpg. With headphones or earbuds on, you'll feel like you're actually sitting in the driver's seat. Even though you can hang onto a gear as long as you want in this EcoBoost model, you still won't find much excitement in the engine note. That car, with 305 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, completed the 0-60-mph sprint 0.
Despite being heavier, it also bests the last-gen automatic-equipped Mustang V-6 performance pack in most tests. Our videos will always be free to watch, but if you're feeling extra generous you can support our video efforts on Patreon: Who we are: Winding Road Media presents automotive and racing products and information to car enthusiasts. That means it bested both the and Coupe by 0. The V-6 pulled pretty consistently all the way to 100 mph, but the manual shifts in the EcoBoost take time. It definitely didn't sound like a muscle car, and it didn't really look like one from the inside, either, but that's not a bad thing. Follow this link for the coupon code: Wear headphones! Associate online editor Benson Kong notes this could be because the EcoBoost's fourth gear sucks the acceleration out of the powerband. If you haven't already, subscribe! It also lagged in the figure eight, where it recorded a 25.
If you're an enthusiast, then you know the 2. Visit us at Facebook: All content ©Winding Road Magazine 2015, all rights reserved. Our tester got there in 14. Aside from the six-speed manual transmission, our Racing Red EcoBoost Premium tester is pretty much the same car as the automatic-equipped EcoBoost Premium we already put through its paces. We upload new videos every week that give quick insight into what our weekly test cars look, feel, and sound like when they're being driven joyfully. You know that it's lighter in weight, boasts better fuel economy, and puts out a respectable 320 lb-ft of torque. Ford did note, however, that sales for the EcoBoost are starting to creep up.
The cabin is nicely appointed, though the display screen is mounted a bit lower into the dash than I prefer. Both 'Stangs completed the 0-60 mph sprint in 5. Driving all over town in the Mustang was rewarding thanks to its low rpm torque, which makes you want to take turns a bit more swiftly. Speaking of the manual transmission, promised easier engagement and a more precise drive thanks to a new shift linkage design that definitely delivered a silky smooth feel. . .
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