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Official Website of the New Car Buyer Awards 2011 Ford Mustang 'Car of the Month' for April

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2011 Ford Mustang GT

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- American Classic Continues to Bring Style and Power to the Road -

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 2, 2010;, a provider of vehicle pricing and information, announced today the 2011 Ford Mustang is its "Car of the Month" for April. The 2011 Ford Mustang succeeds in taking every step possible to add to its muscle-car heritage, including an aggressive body style that looks even more similar to the 60's pony car enthusiasts have come to know and love. The 2011 Ford Mustang comes in two distinct models: A 3.7-liter, V6 producing 305 horsepower or the renowned 5.0-liter V8 producing 412 horsepower. Both models are equipped with superior driving dynamics and are perfectly mated to a six-speed manual transmission and rear wheel drive that leaves the rest of the herd in the dust. With multiple models and optional features such as a glass-top coupe or a convertible, the 2011 Mustang is even more versatile and customized for each owner's style following suit with the Mustang heritage of "the car to be designed by you". Since its introduction to the public in 1964, the Ford Mustang has been an American staple that both consumers and auto critics alike have fallen in love with. The 2011 Ford Mustang keeps that spark alive today with the creativity to satisfy both groups with its ongoing evolution.

"The 2011 Ford Mustang has got the aggressive look and sound that Mustangs are known for, and the power under the hood that has made it one of the most sought after models among car enthusiasts," said Michael Caudill, auto expert for "The torque on the V8 model puts the thrill back into the driver's seat, while the interior has incorporated modern design elements and technological features compared to previous models. Ford continues to impress and they definitely got it right with the new 2011 Mustang."

Ford highlighted the 2011 Mustang models with package options and safety features to make the classic more driver-friendly than ever. Dual stage front airbags and front seat side airbags, stability control, traction control and ABS brakes protect passengers from outside elements, while keyless entry, audio input jacks, Ford SYNC, and an optional Shaker 1000 audio system plus a handy reverse cam for those tighter parking spots provide both creature comforts and convenience. The optional electronics package includes a voice activated Sirius navigation system with Travel Link and automatic temperature control, while the comfort package includes heated front seats, six way power passenger seats, and an auto dimming rearview mirror. Mustang nailed it with the interior features and packages that are available for the 2011 model; the interior is the finest the Mustang has ever looked.

The V8 model packs a heavy punch with its various options and embodies all the power and handling necessary to compete with today's Dodge Challenger and Chevy Camaro. Meanwhile, the V6 is a thrill to drive while comfortably equipped. The 2011 Ford Mustang's affordability seals the deal with an MSRP for the V8 Mustang GT starting at $29,645 and the V6 around $22,145.

The "Car of the Month" program is unique from any other review program in the automobile industry and provides consumers with expert commentary and practical information on the cars, trucks and SUVs they are shopping for. Selecting one vehicle per month, will announce the "Car of the Month" through a multi-media platform including an online video review, press release and a comprehensive blog post where consumers can provide additional commentary.