2006 Ford Mustang GT

2006 FORD MUSTANG GT BACKGROUND
After completely restyling the Mustang in 2005, Ford sold 170,000 of the new "Retro-styled" Mustangs to an adoring public. The new/old car was an instant hit. Ford had done a terrific job of nailing the "retro-thing" without going to far, or not going far enough. The new design was clean, unadorned, and very "Classic Mustang". I know, I love the look so much I bought one. With sales this good, and lots of media buzz, Ford wisely changed little from 2005 to 2006. Good thing too, because retooling for a new generation is hard work, and they'd just completed it the year before. This retro-Stang would soldier on pretty much unchanged through the 2008 model year. While the 5th-gen platform would remain, they reworked the front and year for 2009, making it look shorter and fatter. Personally, I didn't like the new look. Why would anyone want a short, fat Mustang anyway? But that's another story. These lovely 2005-2009 Ford Mustangs stand out as great designs, great cars, and a lot of car for the money. Today, on the used market, these Mustangs represent one of the best performance bargains out there. Good used ones are on the market for $8,000-10,000 today in 2017.

2006 Ford Mustang GT INTERIOR


2006 Ford Mustang GT ENGINE


2006 Ford Mustang GT SPEICIFCATIONS

Engine type:

Displacement:

Bore & Stroke:

Compression ratio:

Horsepower output:

Torque output:

Redline:

Fuel economy:

Transmission, Auto:

Transmission, Manual

Zero-to-60 acceleration:

Zero-to-100 acceleration:

Quarter mile:

Top speed:

Wheelbase:

Overall length:

Overall width:

Overall height:

Trunk space:

Fuel capacity:

Oil capacity:

Curb weight, auto:

Curb weight, 5 speed:

Weight distribution F/R:

Tires, F&R:

Suspension, front:

Suspension, rear:


SOHC 24-valve 90-degree V8

4606 cc / 281 ci

90.2 mm X 90.0 mm

9.8:1

300 hp @ 5,750 RPM

320 lb/ft @ 4,500 RPM

6,250 RPM

16/24  City/Highway

4-speed w/OD 4th gear

5-speed Tremec 3650

5.1 sec

11.7sec

13.5 sec @ 103 mhp

155 mph (unlimited)

107.1 in

187.6 in

74 in

54.5 in

12.3 cu. ft.

16.6 gal

6 quarts

3,518 lbs

3,483 lbs

57% / 43%

235/55 ZR17

Independent, McPherson strut, 34mm sway bar

3-link, coil springs, Panhard rod, 20mm sway bar



2006 Ford Mustang GT PRODUCTION NUMBERS

Total Production:

    Mustang coupe

    Mustang convertible

    GT coupe

    GT convertible

(all 2006 Mustangs)  165,762

64,082

23,232

56,400

22,048

PRICE WHEN NEW

$19,910

$24,732

$25,835

$30,660


2006 Ford Mustang GT SPECIFICATIONS

Engine type:
Displacement:
Bore & Stroke:
Compression ratio:
Horsepower output:
Torque output:
Redline:
Fuel economy:
Transmission, Auto:
Transmission, Manual
Zero-to-60 acceleration:
Zero-to-100 acceleration:
Quarter mile:
Top speed:
Wheelbase:
Overall length:
Overall width:
Overall height:
Trunk space:
Fuel capacity:
Oil capacity:
Curb weight, auto:
Curb weight, 5 speed:
Weight distribution F/R:
Tires, F&R:
Suspension, front:
Suspension, rear:
SOHC 24-valve 90-degree V8
4606 cc / 281 ci
90.2 mm X 90.0 mm
9.8:1
300 hp
320 lb/ft @ 4,500 RPM
6,250 RPM
16/24 City/Highway
5.1 sec
11.7 sec
4-speed w/OD 4th gear
5-speed Tremec 3650
13.5 sec @ 103 mhp
155 mph (unlimited)
107.1 in
187.6 in
74 in
54.5 in
12.3 cu. ft.
16.6 gal
6 quarts
3,518 lbs
3,483 lbs
57% / 43%
235/55 ZR17
Independent, McPherson strut, 34mm sway bar
3-link, coil springs, Panhard rod, 20mm sway bar

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