ROUSHcharger Tuner Kit now Available for 2011 Mustang GT 5.0

August 30, 2010 Mustang News No Comments

roushcharger5.0At this years Woodward Dream Cruise Roush Performance unveiled their new 5.0-liter ROUSHcharger Tuner kit for the 2011 Mustang GT.  The new ROUSHcharger system for the 5.0 can pump out over 550 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft of torque using pump gasoline.  The 5.0 ROUSHcharger kit will retail for $5,999 and is now available to order.

Based on the popular TVS2300 ROUSHcharger, the 5.0L ROUSHcharger Tuner Kit comes with a 90mm pulley and generates an estimated seven pounds of boost. Included in the kit are 47 lb. fuel injectors, high-flow fuel rails, a high-flow ROUSH air lid, and a twin 60mm throttle body. The heavy-duty ROUSH tensioner is included for the first FEAD belt. … Continue Reading

Details emerge on Shelby’s 1,000 Horsepower Twin-Turbo GT500 Package

August 26, 2010 Mustang News No Comments

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We have known about Carroll Shelby’s 1,000 horsepower twin-turbo GT500 project for quite sometime and as time has passed we thought it was just another outlandish rumor.  Well, it seems like those rumors have become reality as Shelby American is considering offering a twin-turbo package that will add north of 1,000 horsepower to your 2007-09 Shelby GT500.  The package won’t be cheap as its said to cost around $100,000 not including the GT500.  When finished your GT500 would feature a twin-turbo 5.4-liter V-8 pumping out 1,000 rwhp with adjustable boost. … Continue Reading

Video: Jay Leno gets up close and personal with 2012 Mustang Boss 302

August 25, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

The latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage features Tom Barnes, Vehicle Engineering Manager for the Mustang going through the details of the new 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca package with Jay Leno. The video was filmed at the famed Laguna Seca Raceway around the same time the Mustang Boss 302 was unveiled. The video lasts for eight plus minutes and like all of Jay’s videos he injects his two cents along the way. Enjoy…

Motor Trend compares 2011 Mustang GT to the 2011 BMW M3 Coupe, Suprising Results!

August 25, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

The folks over at Motor Trend secured a 2011 Mustang GT, a 2011 BMW M3 coupe and the 1.8 mile Willow Springs road course to compare two vehicles with similar power and performance numbers.  These two vehicles are almost identical in terms of horsepower and torque except the 2011 BMW M3 costs $26K more than the 2011 Mustang GT, not grocery money by any means. … Continue Reading

2012 Mustang Boss 302 features Unique Quad Exhaust System

2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302The new 2012 Mustang Boss 302 features a unique Quad exhaust system never before seen in a production Mustang that exudes an unmistakable exhaust note.  When building the quad exhaust system Ford engineers had to consider three variables: legal noise restrictions; backpressure, and ground clearance.  With a free flowing exhaust already in place on a base 2011 Mustang GT, engineers quickly realized backpressure would not be an issue and as a result tuning the exhaust for a Boss specific sound would not be hard at all.  … Continue Reading

Billboard Advertisement for 2012 Mustang Boss 302

August 23, 2010 Mustang News No Comments

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Seems like Ford is spreading the word about their newly unveiled 2012 Mustang Boss 302 by way of billboard advertising.  I came across this photo on one of the Mustang forums I frequent but unfortunately no details were mentioned on its whereabouts.  The small print on the bottom right does read “Coming March 2011.  Shown with options”.  The options would be that of the Laguna Seca Package as its shown.  If you have seen a billboard like this in your city let us know where you live.  Click the image above for a larger view.  Enjoy…

Man buys Winning GT500 Raffle ticket minutes before drawing at QuakeCon

August 22, 2010 Mustang News No Comments

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In a previous post we told you about QuakeCon, the free event held for gamers in Dallas, Texas each year and that Ventrillo, one of the sponsors was giving away two 2011 Shelby GT500’s as prizes. To be eligible to win those GT500’s QuakeCon gave away 100 raffle tickets for various things over the weekend. Just before the drawing took place one of the ticket holders sold his raffle ticket to another guy at the event for $200 thinking he made out pretty good. Well, not so much as the guy who bought the ticket ended up winning one of the 2011 Shelby GT500’s and it was all caught on tape, even the transaction between the two guys. Check out the video after the jump…. … Continue Reading

Livernois Motorsports 2009 Shelby GT1000R on the dyno

August 21, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

The latest project from Livernois Motorsports is a 1,000 horsepower 2009 Shelby GT500 dubbed the GT1000R. What does 1,000 horsepower sound like, well crank up your volume and have a listen.

The 2009 Shelby GT500 “GT1000R” features a Ford GT aluminum block bored to 358ci with a 4.0-liter Whipple supercharger, kooks headers & off-road h-pipe, Magnaflow catback, BMR suspension and a 10-point roll cage for saftey. On the dyno the GT1000R made 1,006 horsepower and 916 lb-ft of torque. After the jump I have listed the complete parts list for the GT1000R if you are interested. … Continue Reading

2012 Mustang Boss Laguna Seca Caught Cruising on Woodward

August 20, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

Its Woodward Dream Cruise weekend and everybody is cruising up and down Woodward Avenue even the new 2012 Mustang Boss Laguna Seca edition. Check out the video above for a short clip of the new Boss Mustang on Woodward Avenue.

Ford Racing Announces Three Supercharger Systems for 2011 Mustang GT 5.0

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If 412 horsepower from the new 2011 Mustang GT 5.0 does not satisfy your craving for power than Ford Racing has you covered with a new lineup of three Supercharger systems.  Ford Racing has made available a new 2.3-liter twin-screw supercharger for the 2011 Mustang GT 5.0 that can produce up to 624 horsepower and 536 lb-ft of torque.  … Continue Reading

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