Ford Mustang Boss 302: first drive
Ford says its 444bhp ’Stang out-handles the best Europe has to offer. True or false? There’s only one way to find out…
Posted: 05 May 2011
The engine revs and revs, most unlike a big muscle-car V8, and the car remains fantastically stable through all the track's trademark turns. You get a real sense, particularly in the Laguna spec car, that every component has been tuned to work harmoniously with every other, encouraging you to wring its neck for lap after lap. At times, with the 5.0-litre engine on full song, the red-and-white kerbs blurring past, a small but constant squeal from the tyres filling the cabin, you forget that you are driving a muscle car. It's so neutral and natural you can steer it almost as much on the throttle as you can with the wheel.