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Originally Posted by sqidd View Post
By class I mean what competes with the Mustang on the sales floor.
Originally Posted by st3v View Post
I was always into Fords and BMWs. I have had various Mustangs and BMWs.

I can say without a doubt - BMW is in trouble with this new Mustang. I test drove a GT today and was blown away. Who in their right mind would buy an M3/M4 for $60-$75k, when you can get as nice of an interior (with premium trim), and an amazing exterior 2015 stang for less than $40k?

Ford has really upped the quality on these new Mustangs. I would say very close to BMW feel.
As you can see from the comments on this board, the "sales competition class" is a really big class. Some people are shopping "BMW Vs. Mustang" and care a lot about the quality of the interior. Others are shopping performance - and only care about "fastest on the hill." Others are shopping price/looks and their shopping list includes a wide list of other cars - including the Genisis Coupe (Which weighs less). It is probably only the "performance buyers" that care about the weight - and they are less focused on cost.
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