Back in 2014, when Top Gear magazine was a mere 263 issues old (21, in human years), we drove a Ford Mustang around America. Not across America, no. We visited every state. The thinking was this: the Mustang is 50 years old. The United States of America is made up of 50 states. So let’s visit every single one. We started right, finished bottom left. 11,175 miles in 15 days, four different crews, 32 tanks of fuel. And more pertinently, sleep deprivation, hallucination, a cabin odour that can still trigger a gag reflex and a quite profound admiration for America’s favourite sports car, the Mustang.

49 states in the plan had been to put the Mustang on a boat to Hawaii, only we didn’t get the chance. For years, it’s been unfinished business, until now…

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Chapters:
00:00 Aloha
00:47 Why Hawaii?
02:15 Surf legend Eric Arakawa
05:58 7th Gen Mustang
07:40 Styling
09:02 Mustang Club
11:56 How it drives
14:50 Driving Controls
17:47 Gyrocopter ride
20:04 Conclusion

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