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Old 5/15/18, 11:58 AM
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Uhhhh no. Sorry, not yet. Mustang is getting heavier and the aluminum/plastic attempts are bubbling up with corrosion. I just offloaded a '15 Roush to finally buy a C7. After 5 Mustangs two words came to mind as soon as I drove the C7, "modern" and "refined". Made me feel like the S550 was old. Ford is adding some comparable "gadgets" but $52K for a Mustang GT, sorry they're going the wrong way. I tried like hell to buy a GT350 but the ADM was a deal breaker. I've never even been able to test drive a GT350 (and an R? ****e no) but I'm willing to bet that's a better comparison.
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Yeah, I'm with Freelance. Corvette is in a league of it's own. Particularly Grand Sport with the big brakes and wide sticky tires.
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Yeah, not sure why we would be comparing the Mustang to the Corvette; they are very different cars which is most obvious if you look over your right shoulder from the driver's seat.

Wouldn't it make more sense to compare to the Camaro?
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Why do people always try to compare apples to oranges! The Corvette is a "sports car" the Mustang is not. It is a "sports coupe".
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My mustang is my bad weather car now that I have a C6 Corvette in the garage
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Why do people always try to compare apples to oranges! The Corvette is a "sports car" the Mustang is not. It is a "sports coupe".
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Yeah, not sure why we would be comparing the Mustang to the Corvette; they are very different cars which is most obvious if you look over your right shoulder from the driver's seat.

Wouldn't it make more sense to compare to the Camaro?

I agree, this article is taking comparing apples to oranges to a higher level. These are two completely different cars for different taste. I have each, and wouldn't even try to compare them. However, new 1LT Corvette C7 coupe can be had for close to the price of a Mustang GT these days. But, they are still two totally different cars.
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I love the Corvette and the Mustang. I agree with everyone else, it's like comparing apples to oranges.
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