Just in time for the holidays: Ford took the 2015 Mustang to Route 66 to cook up rolling footage, and we've been given some of the leftovers ahead of the meal. There are no burnouts, no donuts, no revving, and thankfully, no music. It's just two minutes and 26 seconds of the new pony car running free in the desert.

So in case you needed more visualizing help, the video below will help you start imagining how you'll look in your 2014 Christmas present to yourself...


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      gtv4rudy
      • 1 Year Ago
      No footage of the rear as it's driving down the highway?
        Jimmy
        • 1 Year Ago
        @gtv4rudy
        because once again, the rear is butt ugly.
      EZen
      • 1 Year Ago
      Is there anything more boring than a car (ANY CAR) driving 30MPH down a painfully straight road? Call me when you show it hauling ass on a track or at least doing the speed limit....
      travisjb
      • 1 Year Ago
      gaps in hood don't line up so assuming this is not production ready
      MotionDesigner
      • 1 Year Ago
      2 minutes and 25 seconds of nothing but front shots of the car. 1 blurry second of the rear. Nice. Anyway this new Mustang is more evolutionary than revolutionary (as far as design). There was an opportunity to go bold as hell but Ford played it safe. GM has been on a roll so we can expect that the new Camaro will turn heads. What I'd like to see is Chrysler stepping up and blowing us away with the new Challenger.
      joe shmoe
      • 1 Year Ago
      just skip to the last 30 seconds. got some revving at the very end.
      Seal Rchin
      • 1 Year Ago
      Why is that whale eating a tiny horse?
      mikemaj82
      • 1 Year Ago
      Given that the majority of these will be 4 and 6 cylinders driven by teenage girls, and there will be 1000s of them on the roads, I'll stick with something more rare and exotic.
        Sean
        • 1 Year Ago
        @mikemaj82
        So you're that concerned about what others think of you.
        Chris
        • 1 Year Ago
        @mikemaj82
        No, I doubt that many parents would be willing to shell out $20k for new car for a teenager, and on one that has over 300 hp to boot. Nice attempt, but logic wins here.
        ponycargt
        • 1 Year Ago
        @mikemaj82
        Rare and exotic, like the '86 Yugo you're rolling in?
        Chris
        • 1 Year Ago
        @mikemaj82
        Something more rare and exotic is also more likely going to cost you more, not only up front, but also to own and maintain.
      kingrat001
      • 1 Year Ago
      At this point, if I was to wreck my Challenger, there would be no doubt, I would buy another one. I don't like the present Mustang's looks much, and the Camaro is just hideous. In a couple years, I'll be buying, and unless the Mustang in person looks better than all the pics I've seen, it's out of the running. It's not horrible, just too much Fusion, and not enough Mustang. Unless the Camaro is a home run, and I have a lot of doubts it will be, it's another Challenger R/T for me. Yeah, it's not as quick as the others, but it's looks haven't gotten old at all, and at my age, a 13.3 second car is quick enough to keep me happy.
        Sean
        • 1 Year Ago
        @kingrat001
        The Challenger has probably aged the worst out of the three. The surfacing and detailing is about as basic as a Tonka toy's. It's a good thing consumers have options. I'm glad to see the Mustang breaking out of this future-retro trend.
        Hoale
        • 1 Year Ago
        @kingrat001
        The challenger is cool but its also a boat. I like the seating and the view out of the mustang better. I feel trapped and vulnerable just sitting in a camaro.
        Chris
        • 1 Year Ago
        @kingrat001
        The Challenger is unique in the sense that it has a usable back seat, and I like that about it, but don't like its blocky profile. I've always wondered if it was designed that way to make the car appear smaller than it actually is, and that's the main thing that's always rubbed me the wrong way about the Challenger. I prefer the Mustang's leaner, more athletic look to the Challenger's more stout one.
      Finklestein
      • 1 Year Ago
      So boring. I fell asleep 10s in zZzZzZ...
      tool0117
      • 1 Year Ago
      cant wait to give you my money ford
      Blackie
      • 1 Year Ago
      The "unified DLO" doesn't bring it into the future, it just makes it like every other car on the road. The corporate Fusion face just ruins the exclusivity of the model.
        Jesus!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Blackie
        Heaven forbid one speaks the truth on here. As a former Ford fanatic, I threw away the blinders and now I see. The Mustang is dead. Long live the Fusion coupe.
          Dean Hammond
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Jesus!
          dont agree in the slightest, there is less similarity here with the Fusion than in BMWs lineup, Audis lineup, Mercedes lineup....etc etc...
          Jesus!
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Jesus!
          No opinion yono...many many people see the Fusion and Taurus in this car. They went too far. Trust me I want to like a new Mustang. But this is not a Mustang. It's a mutated collection of like 5 different cars. Very disappointing.
        Dean Hammond
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Blackie
        wait till you see it in the flesh, you couldnt be more wrong, some of the surface detailing is pretty impressive...however long distance shots dont show much.....
          Chris
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Dean Hammond
          Define "forward thinking" or a design that is "ambitious" because I really can't think of any car in this price range that is more of either, not in a good way at least. Jumping on whatever design gimmick is popular these days, like many designers do isn't exactly what I would call forward thinking. Halo cars generally don't change too drastically from generation to generation bc they don't have to. Part of what sells them is recognition.
          jz78817
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Dean Hammond
          "The stylists should have reached more, IMO. The design should have been more forward thinking." "Forward thinking" would have gotten us a production version of the Evos concept, which *would* have been a Fusion coupe. the people calling the '15 Mustang a "2-door Fusion" are just trolls.
          Chris
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Dean Hammond
          If you think a design with a long hood, short rear deck profile and sleek fastback roofline is boring and bland then I don't know what to tell you. Obviously, you haven't seen enough Hondas, Toyotas, and 2010-current Subarus because their designs are about as boring as it gets. The 370z isn't much to look at either. It sounds like you're yet another one of those folks who was never a fan of the car who was hoping it would become something completely unrecognizable.
          JaredN
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Dean Hammond
          It looks like a Mustang, for sure, but at least from the pictures, I'm just not feeling it. Too retro. The stylists should have reached more, IMO. The design should have been more forward thinking. It just wasn't very ambitious.
          JaredN
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Dean Hammond
          Chris: a design that retro, with that many old Mustang cues, is, by definition, looking back, not forward. A design that similar to previous designs is anything but ambitious. Even if I give it a pass for the old Mustang cues, the design just isn't very exciting. It's bland. Boring.
      kingrat001
      • 1 Year Ago
      The more I see of it, the more it's plain it's just not too exciting, looks wise, especially in silver, always a boring color on a car unless contrasting stripes are added. Sounds good though.
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