The Ford Mustang is a real American icon, and the 2013 model earns every bit of the Mustang’s reputation. In fact, the 2013 Ford Mustang is one of the best values for anyone who wants a thrilling ride they can also drive around town on a regular basis.
One of the main attractions to the Ford Mustang is its ample amounts of power. Two engines are available. Base models come with a 3.7 liter V6 engine that can produce up to 305 horsepower and 280 pound-foot of torque, while still getting a stellar 29 mpg for highway driving. GT models, including the Boss, come with the much more potent 5.0 liter V8 engine that pumps out a thrilling 420 horsepower and 390 pound-foot of torque, while still achieving 26 mpg on the highway. V6 models can accelerate from 0 to 60 in just 5.6 seconds, while GT models make the same spring in an astonishing 4.7 seconds.
Ford offers the 2013 Mustang with a whole sleuth of options, making it a highly customizable car that appeals to a wide variety of drivers. A performance package for V6 models enhances the car’s suspension and brakes for more capable handling, as well as improved stability control and a 3.31:1 rear axle ratio for quicker acceleration. The Pony and Mustang Club of America Special Edition packages grace the V6 Mustang with distinctive exterior styling options, helping the car stand out from other Mustangs on the road.
GT models can come with a variety of options as well. A performance package fits Brembo brakes and a 3.55:1 front axle ratio as well as a 3.73:1 rear axle ratio to help the car accelerate even faster. A Track package gives the Mustang GT a limited slip rear differential as well as the radiator and engine oil cooler found in the Boss 302. A California Special package gives the GT its own set of exterior styling options.
Buyers who want a high-performance experience can purchase the Mustang Boss 302, which pumps out a thunderous 444 horsepower and 380 pound-foot of torque. Other improvements over regular GT models include a side-exit exhaust, more aerodynamic body parts for improved on-track handling dynamics, adjustable shock absorbers and a steering wheel wrapped in suede leather. Buyers can also option for the same Recaro racing front seats found in the GT500. For an even higher performance experience, buyers can option for the Laguna Seca package, which gives the Boss 302 even stiffer suspension, race-compound tires for improved grip and a rear seat delete.