A scream of a V8 (or a V6) echoes down a street lined with spectators. A Mustang fishtails into view, smoke billowing from its rear tires, its driver fighting madly for control. The car flicks and people dive out the way.

It’s happened here, here and here. But! You could always at least hear the Mustang coming.


Not anymore, with the 2018 Mustang’s Quiet Mode for its exhaust. The commercial makes it out to be a helpful feature for people wanting to be good, peace-keeping neighbors, but let’s be real: this means that some things will go bump in the night.

We must now be more vigilant than ever.

Writer at Jalopnik and consumer of many noodles.

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