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This 1978 Ford Mustang Costs Nearly As Much As Two Shelby GT500s

This modified Mustang is not all about straight-line pace, even though. Weighing considerably less than 3,000 lbs, it should really be great in the corners, certainly aided by a lengthened wheelbase (by 12 inches) and a in the vicinity of 50/50 pounds distribution. In reality, the vendor notes it handles like a “European supercar” and is a “terror on the observe”. The interior mirrors this concentration on overall performance, with a no-nonsense solution to cabin comfort. The racing seats are leather-trimmed and there is an aftermarket infotainment system, but the luxuries stop there.

A body-painted roll bar dominates the cosy cabin which is in which you’ll find the most controversial bit of the car a delightfully impolite gear knob is connected to the Mustang’s TR6060 six-velocity transmission, which offers a SPEC super twin-clutch, and a carbon-fiber driveshaft. It is unquestionably not to everyone’s flavor, but this tailor made Mustang is a big improvement on the original. If, nevertheless, you want your Mustang in authentic situation, this initial-era case in point will be up your alley.