Peace, Love & Horsepower

Auto Today|February 2017

Peace, Love & Horsepower

Kolkata to Bodh Gaya isn’t the most exciting route in India. Throw a big honking V8 muscle car into the picture and you have Karan Mathur grinning from end-to-end, as he narrates.

Spending my prime years as a teenager on the streets of Dubai, I absolutely loved everything about V8s. The angry growl from the exhaust, the speed, their coarseness, their thirst and their appeal. However, I do love myself a fast Ford as well. Put these two elements and you have the basics for the most famous Ford V8 in the world - the Mustang. My absolute favourite muscle car and childhood hero. The Ford Mustang has come to represent everything that a retro-classic bruiser ought to be. A whole lot of fast, served with a generous helping of sexy and a dash of impracticality. Perfect!


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February 2017