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Vehicle 1998 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible 2002 Ferrari 360 Spider
120 MPH speedometer Yes No
15.7 gallon fuel tank w/tethered cap Yes No
15" x 7.0" polished cast aluminum wheels Yes No
2.73 axle ratio Yes No
3586 cc 3.6 liters V 8 mid engine with 85 mm bore, 79 mm stroke, 11 compression ratio, double overhead cam, variable valve timing/camshaft and five valves per cylinder No Yes
3.8L EFI V6 engine Yes No
3-point active restraint safety belts Yes No
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Yes No
95 liter 25.1 gallon main premium unleaded fuel tank No Yes
Aerodynamic halogen headlamps Yes No
Air conditioning with climate control No Yes
Anticorrosion warranty: duration (months): 24 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited No Yes
Auxiliary pwr point Yes No
Black paint , gloss paint No Yes
Body color front and rear bumpers No Yes
Charges: gas guzzler tax: 4500 and Luxury Tax No Yes
Cigarette lighter Yes No
City 19/hwy 28 (3.8L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
City 20/hwy 29 (3.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Yes No
Clearcoat paint Yes No
Cloth reclining bucket seats-inc: head restraints Yes No
Coefficient of drag: 0.33 No Yes
Coil-spring 4-bar link rear suspension Yes No
Color-keyed cloth headliner/sun visors Yes No
Color-keyed rocker moldings Yes No
Composite hood w/flow through scoops Yes No
Console-inc: armrest, storage bin, dual cup holders Yes No
Delayed/fade courtesy lights No Yes
Deluxe carpet Yes No
Door ajar warning No Yes
Door edge hazard lights No Yes
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat No Yes
Door trim panels w/full-length armrests, cloth/vinyl inserts Yes No
Driver and passenger front airbag No Yes
Driver and passenger power heated body color door mirrors No Yes
Driver & front passenger second-generation air bags Yes No
Driver-side footrest Yes No
Dual illuminated covered visor mirrors Yes No
Dual note horn Yes No
Dual pwr mirrors (RH convex) Yes No
Electric remote trunk/hatch release No Yes
Electric softtop convertible roof with glass rear window No Yes
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio w/compact disc/cassette-inc: (4) speakers, 80-watt amplifier, integrated clock Yes No
Electronic traction control via engine management No Yes
Element antenna No Yes
Emission control level FED No Yes
External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4478, overall length (inches): 176.3, overall width (mm): 1925, overall width (inches): 75.8, overall height (mm): 1214, overall height (inches): 47.8, wheelbase (mm): 2601, wheelbase (inches): 102.4, front track (mm): 1669, front track (inches): 65.7, rear track (mm): 1618, rear track (inches): 63.7, curb to curb turning circle (mm): 10790 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 35.4 No Yes
External temperature No Yes
Fixed delivery charges: 1700 No Yes
Fixed hoop convertible rollover protection No Yes
Four disc brakes including four ventilated discs No Yes
Four speakers No Yes
Four-wheel ABS No Yes
Front alloy wheels with 18 inch rim diam and 7.5 inch rim width , rear alloy wheels with 18 inch rim diam and 10 inch rim width No Yes
Front ashtray No Yes
Front power windows with one one-touch No Yes
Front reading lights No Yes
Front seats cigar lighter No Yes
Front tires with 215 mm tire width, 45% tire profile and Z tire rating , rear tires with 275 mm tire width, 40% tire profile and Z tire rating No Yes
Fuel economy EPA highway (l/100km): 14.7, EPA highway (mpg): 16, EPA city (l/100km): 21.4 and EPA city (mpg): 11 No Yes
Full car warranty: duration (months): 24 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited No Yes
Full dashboard console , partial floor console with open storage box No Yes
Gas-pressurized front struts & rear shock absorbers Yes No
HD 130-amp alternator Yes No
HD 58 amp/hr maintenance-free battery Yes No
Headlamps-on alert chime Yes No
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners No Yes
Illuminated entry system No Yes
Immobilizer No Yes
Interval windshield wipers Yes No
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment and telescopic adjustment No Yes
Leather seat upholstery No Yes
Light group-inc: dome lamps integral w/mirror, front door courtesy switches Yes No
Limited slip differential No Yes
Locking glove box Yes No
Low fuel level warning No Yes
Luggage area carpet & trim Yes No
Luxury trim alloy on gearknob, leather on doors and leather on dashboard No Yes
Manual air conditioning w/positive shut-off registers Yes No
Manual six-speed transmission with shift lever on floor No Yes
Modified MacPherson strut front suspension w/front stabilizer bar Yes No
Multi-point injection fuel system No Yes
Oil pressure No Yes
Oil temperature No Yes
P205/65R15 all-season SBR BSW tires Yes No
Passenger vanity mirror No Yes
Peripheral anti-theft protection No Yes
Power: 294 kW , 400 HP SAE @ 8500 rpm; 276 ft lb , 373 Nm @ 4750 rpm No Yes
Powertrain warranty: duration (months): 24 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited No Yes
Premium unleaded fuel No Yes
Projector beam lens halogen bulb headlights No Yes
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes Yes No
Pwr decklid release Yes No
Pwr door locks Yes No
Pwr quarter windows Yes No
Pwr rack & pinion steering Yes No
Pwr retractable convertible top w/semi-hard boot Yes No
Pwr windows w/driver-side express down Yes No
Rear fog lights No Yes
Rear view mirror No Yes
Rear wheel drive Yes No
Rear-wheel drive No Yes
Rear window with defogger No Yes
Remote fuel filler door release No Yes
Remote keyless/illuminated entry Yes No
Remote power locks No Yes
Removable front ashtray Yes No
Responsive suspension No Yes
Road-side assistance warranty: duration (months): 24 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited No Yes
Seating: two seats No Yes
"Securilock" passive anti-theft system Yes No
Side window demisters Yes No
Sony audio system with cassette No Yes
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel No Yes
Sports driver and passenger seat with lumbar adjustment and - adjustments No Yes
Stainless steel exhaust system Yes No
Tachometer No Yes
Tachometer, trip odometer, voltmeter, temp/fuel/oil pressure gauges Yes No
Tilt steering wheel Yes No
Tinted glass Yes No
Tinted glass on cabin No Yes
Trim level: No Yes
Two-door convertible body style No Yes
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats No Yes
Vehicle speed proportional power steering No Yes
Ventilation system with recirculation setting and micro filter No Yes
Weights: curb weight (kg) 1390 and curb weight (lbs) 3064 No Yes
Wind deflector behind seats No Yes
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe No Yes
Wishbone front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs No Yes
Wrap-around taillamps Yes No






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