Ford Shelby Mustang GT350

The Ford Mustang is an American icon — there are no two ways about it.

It has symbolized American economic prosperity and free-spiritedness, and American excess and wastefulness — and it has done so to varying degrees for more than 50 years.

The car serves as a sort of bastion for the V8 engine, bringing the best noise in the gasoline-burning world to the people.

Check out this rundown of all of the Ford Mustangs you can buy today, and some you might wish you still could.

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This is the base Mustang, featuring either a 3.7-liter V6 engine or a 2.3-liter EcoBoost 4 pot — the second is turbocharged.

And here's the convertible version.

Step things up with the Mustang GT, which has a 5-liter V8 engine that sounds just like a Mustang should.

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