Mustang GT500 car review – Top Gear – BBC



Richard takes the Ford Mustang GT500 out on the Top Gear test track. But how does it compare to its classic rival? And what will The Stig make of it once he gets behind the wheel?

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33 Comments

  1. Post By Ardhana Hariwidagdo

    I'll never buy any of those

  2. Post By Aaron Vargas

    Thats so disrespectful to write on the car with a sharpie.

  3. Post By David Buschhorn

    I'm assuming the GT500 is a completely different car in the UK. The 5.4L V8 was never offered in the GT.The American GT and Shelby both come standard with limited slip (and always have) so I can't imagine what sort of bargain basement GT500 they ordered.Even the OLD Cobras had independent rear suspensions, but guess what racers did? Swapped them out for live axles because it saves over 800 pounds of weight! That's why the GT gets through the corners faster than the Camaro and the Challenger. It weighs half a ton less :-)

  4. Post By mathew jvk

    My dream car the old one not the new one

  5. Post By jason wise

    theres no such thing as a gt 390

  6. Post By Jdm Suspects

    They don’t understand that BHP is crank hp which is what the engine makes and there is a loss of power through the drivetrain making WHP so ya 440 is reasonable

  7. Post By Miguel Rodriguez

    FORD LIES..HERES THE ACTUAL HP FOR MUSTANGS1 SHELBY GT500 MAKES 4402 MUSTANG GT 2009 MAKES 2603.MUSTANG GT 2004 MAKES 222

  8. Post By Mike D

    ugly junk.mustang has never been a real performance car.outdone at every corner by GM,and Mopar its entire life,to this day.

  9. Post By Verrys Aidan

    The mustang got beam axle

  10. Post By Verrys Aidan

    Mustang is a deadly car,because the new one was a death trap when going out of car meet,because mustang has a crowd killer wich meens it always ran over people when it's going out of a car meet

  11. Post By Why Me

    What is sad is that they could have started independent suspension back in 68 but Carroll Shelby say the two hundred dollar option was a extra expensive and no one would want to pay for it. How wrong he was, my 70 independent suspension will cost me 3000.00 to up grade.

  12. Post By BLUELINK 10

    2:56 your welcome

  13. Post By Kevin Blanco

    Wow…….. lol nobody explained to them about how a Dino projects numbers and how different dynos might turn out different numbers

  14. Post By Tamba Momochi

    I know they done it for humorous presentation but c'mon! You don't have to write "almost" at the car?

  15. Post By Essence of Racing

    447whp? thats pretty damn good

  16. Post By Jamison Long

    i don't know the real crank horsepower but i do know horsepower at the crank is more the the wheels and manufacturers measure at the crank and a rolling road measures at the wheel. I'm not starting hate on hammond

  17. Post By CaddyPro'59

    0-60 in 4,9 seconds? That's pretty lame. A lot of the late 60s muscle cars did almost as well. They had way less HP than advertised, some even making over 500 HP.

  18. Post By AliasSLH

    500 crank horsepower, possibly more because thoes dynamometers are not sae corrected at all.they are morons for not doing it proper.

  19. Post By Branon Fontaine

    I'd take that '67 Mustang GT Fastback over any new Mustang, that's for goddamn sure….

  20. Post By Red Beard's Corner

    A time when Richard Hammond didn't understand the difference between wheel horsepower and crank horsepower.

  21. Post By Jonathan Pinckney

    Have you ever considered that they may have put the older type suspension in it to give it more of an "old car" feel? Is that the wisest thing to do? Not really, BUT! There is the fact that , as he pointed out, it adds a lot more to the price tag. The higher the price, the less people can afford it. It's basic marketing. Another thing to point out, they said it could only go fast in a straight line…ok. We don't exactly expect muscle cars to handle like a Porsche. Granted, I do want my car to be able to take corners, but this car is a muscle car, muscle cars were developed when? The Sixties. When Drag racing was at its peak. Drag racing is seeing how fast can you go in a straight line for a quarter-mile. Were there circuit-style races, too? Sure there were! That's where people tried to find the best mixture of both power AND handling. For what is handling without power enough to back it up?

  22. Post By Joseph Stratemeier

    THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A GT390!!!!!! AND GT500 DOES NOT REFER TO THE HP!!!!!

  23. Post By Denise Mohan

    is this the mustang from need for speed

  24. Post By jon368100

    American car companies traditionally measure hp at the crank. Most European makes measure horsepower at the road, hence the name brake horsepower. the GT 500 makes 500 hp, get over it. "do you know more than Richard Hammond??" Well, yes. Many people that watch this show and comment on the videos actually work in the industry. Hammond is a journalist that went to art school. he did not go for engineering, motorsports, physics, etc. while it would be ideal that these guys do a lick of research on American vs European horsepower rating styles, they didn't. disappointing, but then again it's not like any of our journalists research really at all save for a select few. so, he got one little thing wrong but at least he didn't say that it runs on pages of the Bible or something like Fox news would.

  25. Post By Nick

    m500fmc more like m500 Finds Many Crowds

  26. Post By JRWT 0

    if I bought one first thing I would do is add sticky traction tires.

  27. Post By JRWT 0

    '17 gxng

  28. Post By Tuki nieves

    Pls dont say Goddamn

  29. Post By Duffy Unknown

    The manufacture rates the power at the crank not the wheels so in reality it should be the gt 526And everyone knows that they rate the horsepower at the crank to make it more appealing all manufacturers do this not just the Americans

  30. Post By Justin Mungoway

    I'm not a gearhead so I don't really know car terminology but what's the difference between Break Horsepower vs Wheel Horsepower?

  31. Post By Grzegorz Zawadzki

    "Only" 250hp from 320? It's very good result for 40 year old car. Audi S4 can lost more power in one year.

  32. Post By Moussa Kezar

    why you dont add the full episodes

  33. Post By Olivér Tóth

    9:26 I love that comment :DDD

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