2018 Ford Mustang GTAmerican muscle!Matthew DeBord/BI

  • The 2018 Mustang has been updated.
  • Our test car was the Mustang GT, whose 5.0-liter engine is now more powerful.
  • But the new Stang is about more than a sub-four-second 0-60 mph time.

After redesigning the iconic Mustang for its 50th birthday in 2015, Ford has refreshed the car for the 2018 model year.

Not much has changed, but what has changed is all for the better. 

We recently got some seat time in an all-new 2018 Mustang GT, out in California. The conditions were ideal for muscle-car testing. Here’s what we thought.