2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 review
Ticking one option box turns the Mustang into a pavement-pawing monster.
Since 2014, Ford has continually honed the Mustang GT into an increasingly refined driving machine, chipping away its reputation as simple, straight-line brute to reveal a multi-faceted performer. Those efforts were most notable with the debut of the Shelby GT350 and the limited production GT350R, models which elevated the Mustang from a muscle-bound coupe into a capable track weapon.
Although enthusiasts who opted for a GT rather than one of the Shelby models could still get some factory-equipped road course hardware on their Mustangs by checking the box for the Performance Pack, the gap between GT and GT350 remained substantial. And while the updates applied to the 2018 GT narrowed that chasm to a tangible degree, Ford was clearly aware that there was still room to improve.
That improvement comes in the form of the new Performance Pack 2, a collection of handling upgrades that may seem minor on paper, but work wonders out on the tarmac ... read more