I myself find myself in the same predicament.
Luxury vs Performer
Comfort vs speed
Sports car vs Muscle Car
More expensive vs cheaper (better performance p/dollar)
I'm leaning towards a base 11/12 GT. If I want luxury I'll get a BMW M4, which I don't have the income for just yet.
Just my .02 cents
2001 Mustang V6 4-speed Automatic: Sold
2003 Mustang GT 5-Speed Manual: Current
Appearance Modifications: None Yet
Performance Modifications: None Yet