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Old 03-28-2012, 11:56 AM   #71
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I have to agree with the previous poster that the 2010-12 front end looks more aggressive. Although I understand why Ford changed their front end, and that was to improve aerodynamics. I miss the power dome, but again, I think Ford wanted their car to be more functional. Looks great overall, hell its a Mustang! But Im still loving my 2012 even more.
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:40 PM   #72
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is a blunt nose like that more aerodynamic? I would think it's worse, look at the aero, squashed nose ramping up is a good thing.. although we need a bit more squishy nose going on...

I think it looks like a charger, which i dislike, also kind of like an Evo.. also not good.

I think the rear-end on the 2012 is ugly, I don't like it. but the rest of the car I like. on the 2013 i think they improved the rear, but still not good, and the front looks worse. maybe with the 2015's and the new chassis they'll completely revolutionize the mustang, make it look sort of like an exotic car(lambo, ferrari, GT40).. that'd be pretty sweet. The throw back nostalgia is cool... but it would be cooler to see something completely different on the road.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:33 PM   #73
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everything except of the tail lights are gross imo.

I just bought a 2013 GT. Pick up tomorrow. I thought all mustang people would at minimum say at least something nice to a fellow mustanger.
I would expect this from a camero person. I sure hope I don't go to a cruise night with other mustanger's there and they walk up to me and say,
YOUR CAR IS GROSS.

I guess others feelings are not an agenda to some.
oh well, I like all mustangs. I have owned a 1968, 2011, and now 2013.
My son had a 1999. I liked them all.[/QUOTE]

Oh no, I would doubt that anyone would call your car "gross" or "ugly". Honestly, I saw the 2013 at the dealership today, and it didn't look to bad, not to much different from the 2012.

I wish you luck on your new 2013 GT sir. Post up some pictures on here and let us see your new Stang.

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Old 03-28-2012, 10:44 PM   #74
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i like the taillights on mine theres no problems with them at all

the taillights on the newer ones look pretty sick but also might be a little too out there for some people, i guess ford is trying to either move away from retro or mix modern with retro so much that it creates something interesting
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:59 AM   #75
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I just bought a 2013 GT. Pick up tomorrow. I thought all mustang people would at minimum say at least something nice to a fellow mustanger.
I would expect this from a camero person. I sure hope I don't go to a cruise night with other mustanger's there and they walk up to me and say,
YOUR CAR IS GROSS.

I personally never ran into another Mustang enthusiast that put down someone else's mustang based on the year it was produced. What you see here is what I call constructive criticism, not put downs. I think overall everyone here loves the car. Ford at one time nearly destroyed the Mustang back in the 90's and when the Mustang purists complained and wrote to Ford, Ford listened. And that's how the Ford Probe was born and the Mustang continued to live another day.
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Old 04-09-2012, 10:43 AM   #76
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I had a chance to see the 2013 in person while picking up my 2012 RS1, and quite honestly, it didn't look bad. In person, the changes aren't too different. I really like the track pack option, and the new center screen is really nice.

All in all, its essentially the same as the 2011-2012 Mustang's, with just a bit of refinement and changes, but in the end, its still a 5.0, and we still eat M3's alike
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Just picked up my 2013 convertible yesterday. Love the way it looks, even the new rear tail treatment, but one problem is immediately clear. The black plastic between the sequential tail lights, and the tail lights themselves are a powerful electrostatic dust magnet! To keep them looking good will require constant wiping, which is not on my "to do" list.
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Just picked up my 2013 convertible yesterday. Love the way it looks, even the new rear tail treatment, but one problem is immediately clear. The black plastic between the sequential tail lights, and the tail lights themselves are a powerful electrostatic dust magnet! To keep them looking good will require constant wiping, which is not on my "to do" list.
Congrats. Black is really a hard color to keep clean...pollen is killing my car right now...
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