Mustang Myths and Misconceptions QuizLast Updated June 14, 2023 | Editorial Team
True or False: Mustangs can't handle
With the right choice of parts, any Mustang, even classic Mustangs can handle with the best of them.
True or False: The Mustangs build quality is poor.
For the price of a new Mustang, the interior and quality is far better than its ever been.
What was the fastest 1st Gen Mustang?
The CJ N68 1/2 had a 428 Cobra Jet engine that made over 400 horsepower.
True or False: Stock Foxbody Mustangs are fast.
The stock Foxbody averages about 225 Horsepower with the '93 Cobra topping out at 245 Horsepower. Those kinds of numbers are found on modern cars today.
True or False: Mustang owners can't drive, they all crash.
A few people leaving car shows make everyone look bad but there are plenty of good drivers.
Real Mustangs have what engine?
The S550 V6 and Ecoboost both have similar if not more horsepower than the Cobra from a couple years earlier.
Can you do a Frame-Off restoration on a Mustang?
Frame-off restoration isn't an option with the classic Mustang since its a sub-frame unibody car.
Which is the worst Mustang Transmission ever?
Most people who are damaging these are abusing them and using them beyond the HP the transmissions are rated at.
True or False: Mustang II was the worst Mustang ever
The Mustang II was the right Mustang for the right time and Ford was able to sell a lot of them. If it wasn't for the success of the Mustang II, we might not have the modern Mustangs we have today.
What was the Mustang named after?
According to designer John Najjar, he suggested the name Mustang after the World War II P-51 Mustang fighter plane.
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