I just ran a 60 year old guy yesterday in a new 4.6 Mustang. I pulled up next to him at a light and looked over. He started shaking a little from exitement. I could tell he wanted to run 'em. My Camaro smoked him like a 24 hour beef brisket. He eventually caught up later and gave the thumbs up.
I hope he wasn't having second thoughts about his new purchase. He had no idea what was under the hood of my car. I like my hot rods to be primered and a little rough around the edges. It doesn't look fast to an untrained set of eyes.