Category Archives: 2000s Classic Cars

Ford Mustang

This is an introductory article about the Ford Mustang where Ford created a new type of sports coupé – the pony car with the “long hood, short deck”.

The Mustang has been in continued production since 1964 although, unlike the Porsche 911, it has gone through some big design changes.

American cars have made little impact on the UK and Europe in the 1960s and 70s. The Mustang and Corvette were at least recognised and treated with interest while the larger cars were dismissed. Continue reading Ford Mustang

Nissan GT-R

The Nissan GT-R is a two door coupé, launched in 2007 as a replacement for the Skyline GT-R.

It has four wheel drive and a twin turbo 3.8 litre V6 engine that increased in power:.

  • 2007 – 2010 the engine generated 485 hp (362 kW; 492 PS ) at 6,400 rpm and 588 Nm (434 lb ft) at 3,200 to 5,200 rpm.
  • 2010 to 2012 – 523 hp (530 PS; 390 kW) at 6,400 rpm and 612 Nm (451 lb ft) at 3,200 to 6,000 rpm
  • From 2012 – 542 hp (549 PS; 404 kW ) at 6,400 rpm and 628 Nm (463 lb ft) at 3,200 to 5,800 rpm
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2007 Nissan GT-R, photo by Hatsukari715

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