Originally Posted by Cyberdemon
Was it a slushbox?
We rented a V6 Mustang on our honeymoon (granted convertible, so it was hauling a few extra hundred lbs) and it was god awful...I don't know if it was the terrible transmission, we had a particularly bad specimen or the extra weight/flex of the top, but yikes it was bad.
The 305hp 3.7L was new for '11 and made things much more interesting. Plenty of rental fleets still use the '10 which had the exact same body, but the old crappy 4.0.
This happened to my bro-in-in law a couple of weeks ago. He was given a '10, it got a flat and he was given an '11 as a replacement and was not sure why he liked the 2nd one a lot more lol.
The base suspension and fuel economy car gearing kill the V6. You need the performance package that nets a more aggressive rear end gear, and the GT's brake and suspension/tire hardware. Those cars produce nearly .95+ on the skidpad.