by Travis Langness, Social Media Editor on December 31, 2015
It's not some cool road bike or a big carpet cleaner, but last week's cargo in our 2015 Ford Mustang GT was definitely precious. It was my mother's Christmas gift, a 40-inch television. Wrapped, tagged and primed for placement under the tree, the TV was ready for transport. But first I had to squeeze it in the Mustang's trunk.
by Mike Monticello, Senior Road Test Editor on October 5, 2015
I'm an unabashed map fan. Real maps. Made out of paper. I love opening one up, spreading it out and planning the cool route I'll take on my next road trip. Maybe I'm old, maybe it's my romantic outlook on hitting the open road, I'm not sure. But for me, looking at a map on the computer just doesn't give me the same feeling of adventure.
But sometimes, ya gotta go Google. That's what happened the morning I left Oakhurst in our 2015 Ford Mustang GT heading to Monterey. I slept in a bit the morning after the hike up Half Dome and didn't have time to fully plan out my route to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
I was meeting Senior Editor Josh Jacquot and another buddy there for a mountain bike ride before going to a wedding. There are some great trails right outside the track. It's a county park, after all.
So I put myself blindly at the mercy of Google Maps.
by Mike Monticello, Senior Road Test Editor on October 1, 2015
It's funny how things can all come together at once. What started out six months ago as a plan to hike up Half Dome in Yosemite National Park with Road Test Editor Jonathan Elfalan morphed into not just a hike, but also a two-day track event in Monterey at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
But wait, there's more. My friends Dave and Sarah were finally going to get hitched on the Friday evening before the track event. And these crazy track-day monkeys planned to wed not just at the track, but on Mazda Raceway's famous Corkscrew.
Senior Editor Josh Jacquot further complicated matters, as is his wont, by also planning to attend the wedding and track day, and deciding we should squeeze in a mountain bike ride the afternoon of the nuptials.
"Come on man, the Sea Otter course is right there," he said. "We gotta go ride those trails again," he said. "It's been years since we raced on them."
A hike, a wedding, a mountain bike ride and a track day? Seemed the most appropriate of our long-terms cars would be a cramped coupe like our 2015 Ford Mustang GT, of course.
by Travis Langness, Social Media Editor on September 8, 2015
When I signed out our long-term 2015 Ford Mustang GT for the weekend, I didn't know that my roommate would need my help with a big, clunky carpet cleaner. But that didn't stop me from trying to stuff the Rug Doctor in to the Mustang's trunk.
I wasn't really concerned about having adequate space — the Mustang offers 13.5 cubic feet back there — but I was a bit worried about the trunk opening and if I'd break anything trying to squeeze it in there.
June 12, 2015
I've struggled to fit bicycles into Mustangs before and was curious if the 2015 Ford Mustang GT would also pose a hassle. It's a crapshoot anytime you're finagling with a trunk instead of a hatch and it all comes down to the size of the pass-through and how flat the rear seats will fold.
I needn't have worried.
April 15, 2015
There's no question that Ford made big changes to the interior of the 2015 Ford Mustang GT. It's obvious as soon as you open the door. Okay, so they made it look a lot nicer. But how much better does it function?
When I sat down in the driver's seat and could easily put my wallet in the door pocket I realized, "yep, they made real improvements here."