Consumer Reports Top Picks include the 2011 Mustang

February 28, 2011 Mustang News 1 Comment


The folks over at Consumer Reports are a picky bunch and when we got word the 2011 Ford Mustang was a top pick on its annual list we could not believe the news.  Ever since Consumer Reports has compiled the annual new car “top picks” list dating back to 1997 an American car has only won one other time and it was the 2004 Ford Focus SVT.  This time around the 2011 Ford Mustang

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Ford releases treasure trove of 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Photos

February 23, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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For your viewing pleasure Ford has released a treasure trove of 2012 Mustang Boss 302 and Laguna Seca edition photos.  Not sure why the photos are being released now but we do know official production began February 14th with deliveries expected mid-March.  Check out all 50+ photos after the jump. … Continue Reading

The Mustang Boss Invasion is Coming Soon!

February 22, 2011 Mustang News No Comments


Production of the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 and the Laguna Seca edition is in full swing as is evident in these phots taken by a forum member from TheMustangSource at AAI the other day.  The official start of production was February 14th with the first deliveries taking place mid March.  Check out all the photos after the jump. … Continue Reading

Awe Inspiring Video from Mustang Club of Poland

February 21, 2011 Mustang News No Comments


The Mustang Club of Poland sure has their act together as they have put together an awe inspiring video to promote the Mustang Race 2011, an event held in Poland celebrating the Ford Mustang.  The video is professionly done featuring classic and S197 Mustangs.  Check out the video after the jump…

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Video: 2012 Mustang Boss 302 TracKey Comparison

February 17, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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After Ford Motor Company introduced the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Ford Racing announced a first of its kind option for the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 in the form of a TracKey.  The TracKey is an additional key available from Ford Racing that bares a Red Boss 302 logo unlike the Black Boss 302 logo the standard key bares.  When inserted into the ignition the Red TracKey activates a secondary PCM featuring new TracMode software that alters more than 200 engine management parameters.  The new parameters increase low-end torque among other things creating a competition-ready track car in an instant.  Check out the video after the jump for a comparison of how both keys affect the new Boss 302. … Continue Reading

Boss 302R Intake Manifold now available on Ford Racing site

February 17, 2011 Mustang News No Comments


Ford Racing has officially added the Boss 302R intake manifold to its website complete with details and pricing.  Originally thought to be the Boss 302 intake manifold it will retain The Boss 302R moniker which is original equipment on the Mustang Boss 302R and Boss 302S race cars.  The Boss 302R intake manifold will fit all 2011-12 Ford Mustang GT’ 5.0-liter engines.  Its made from a light-weight composite material, (no its not metal, it just looks like it) featuring short runners for optimum flow at high rpm’s.  Adding this to your Mustang GT 5.0 … Continue Reading

Turbocharged Mustang could be reality according to Bill Ford Jr.

February 17, 2011 Mustang News 4 Comments


The return of a Turbocharged SVO Ford Mustang may be sooner than later according to Bill Ford Jr. who revealed an Ecoboost engine will be in the cards for the Mustang in the future.  He did this while speaking to a group at Princeton University the other night.  After he was done speaking he took questions including one from a Jalopnik reader who asked if an Ecoboost engine would make its way under the hood of a Mustang.  Ford answered “yes, it would” but revealed

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Inside Look at how the 2012 Mustang Cobra Jet Engine is built

February 16, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Ford Racing was kind enough to give us an inside look at how the 2012 Mustang Cobra Jet engine is built, complete with a play-by-play of each station.  The all-aluminum 5.4-liter V8 is hand built at the Romeo engine plant in Michigan.  Check out the complete build process below along with over 100 photos. … Continue Reading

Video: Homemade Mustang Transformer takes over American Idol Audition

February 11, 2011 Mustang News, Videos No Comments


Its a tough way to get your 15 minutes of fame but Drew Beaumier of Fountain Valley, California did just that as he threw together a homemade Mustang Transformer costume to audition for American Idol.  Drew got creative as he pieced together a Ford Mustang power wheels to create his one-off Mustang Transformer.  The Idol judges which include Steven Tyler, Randy Jackson and Jennifer Lopez were in awe of Drew’s costume but in the end his “Born To Be Wild” serenade did not work out. Check out the video after the jump… … Continue Reading

2012 Shelby GT350 unveiled at Chicago Auto Show wth two new colors and convertible model

February 10, 2011 Mustang News No Comments


The Shelby GT350 post-title package returns for another go around in 2012 with two new colors (Red and Blue) and a convertible model added to the mix.  The 2012 Shelby GT350 will once again be a post-title package offered by Shelby American with a limited production of only 350 models.  Based off a 2012 Mustang GT the GT350 package will come with the same 430 HP normally aspirated, 525 HP supercharged and 624 HP supercharged versions offered from 2011.  The post-title packages start at $26,995 for the normally aspirated and $33,995 for the supercharged version which does not include the Mustang GT.  Check out all the photos and details after the jump… … Continue Reading