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1989 Mustang GT 5spd vs. 1989 Mustang GT Auto


     In stock form the 5-speed has an advantage with a good driver behind the wheel. However the truth is, consistency wins drag races, and the automatic is much more consistent. Even if it isn't consistent, I'll keep my 5-speed
 
Test 5spd GT Automatic GT
0-30 MPH 2.1 2.4
0-40 MPH 3.8 3.5
0-50 MPH 5.0 5.3
0-60 MPH 6.5 6.9
0-70 MPH 9.0 8.8
0-80 MPH 11.2 11.9
0-90 MPH 14.6 14.9
0-100 MPH 18.0 18.6
1/4 Mile 15.2 15.3
Trap Speed 92.0 MPH 91.3 MPH
Top Speed 140 140

 


 
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