Here’s a rundown of the standard features found on the 2008 Mustang GT Deluxe convertible:
Engine and transmission: At the heart of all 2008 GTs is a 4.6L SOHC 3-valve V8 based on Ford's Modular engine platform. Producing 300 horsepower and 320 ft/lb of torque, the powerful V8 could propel the GT from 0-60 in just 4.9 seconds. A five-speed manual transmission with a 3.31 axle ratio came standard; a five-speed automatic was also available as an option. The GT model featured a bright-tipped, stainless-steel dual exhaust.
Steering and suspension: The rear-wheel drive GT Deluxe featured a coil-over-strut front suspension and coil-spring three-link solid-axle rear suspension, four-wheel disc anti-lock braking system (ABS), front and rear stabilizer bars, and a traction control system.
Amenities: At the GT Deluxe level, the 2008 Mustang was well-appointed with standard air conditioning, a single CD stereo system, cruise control, power door locks, remote keyless entry and a six-way power driver’s seat.
Exterior: The Mustang GT Deluxe was available in ten different exterior colors with either a parchment vinyl, black vinyl or black cloth top. 17” painted aluminum rims came standard, as did a rear spoiler and fog lights.
Upgrades and accessories: A number of upgrades were available for the 2008 Mustang GT Deluxe, including 18” wheels, performance tires, HID headlights, heated leather seats, several different audio systems and more.