1966 Shelby GT350 Barn Find (Shed Find) covered in trash for 26 years

March 31, 2011 Mustang News 2 Comments

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In a little more than a week the 1966 Shelby GT350 Mustang pictured above will go to auction in San Antonio after sitting in a shed for more than 26 years behind a Kansas apartment building.  The ‘66 Shelby GT350 was discovered by someone cleaning out a shed where the vehicle was covered in an unimaginable amount of junk.  How did the ‘66 Shelby come to find its way in the shed is a very complicated story which the folks at Jalopnik have covered quite nicely so I won’t bore you with my attempt to retell the story. … Continue Reading

2011 Mustang GT 5.0 Crashes into Funeral Home

March 30, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Are you just  unlucky or has the good Lord called your number when you crash into a funeral home.  Either way its ironic but for one Merrimack, New Hamshire resident he found out the hard way as he slammed his 2011 Mustang GT 5.0 right into the side of the building.  Thankfully the driver in question, Richard Elliot survived the crash with non-life threatening injuries but his 2011 Mustang GT was not so lucky.  Check out all the picks after the jump for the carnage. … Continue Reading

Classic Design Concepts introduces 2011-12 Mustang 5.0 Shaker Hood system

March 30, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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The folks at Classic Design Concepts (CDC) are at it again with the release of a new 5.0L Shaker Hood System for the 2011+ Ford Mustang.  CDC has had great success dating back to the 1999 Ford Mustang with their V8 and V6 “Shaker system.”  Now, Mustang owners can give their 5.0L an intimidating, classic look with the CDC Shaker featuring its pronounced, heritage cast aluminum hood scoop.  Like all CDC products, the 5.0L Shaker is manufactured in the U.S. and designed and engineered to precise O.E.M. specifications … Continue Reading

Roush teases the 2012 RS3 Mustang with two videos at Laguna Seca

March 29, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Roush has released a few videos of the upcoming 2012 RS3 ‘Roush Stage 3′ Mustang cruising around Laguna Seca at open throttle for your enjoyment. Roush has been slow to release information about their latest creation that is rumored to have around 540 horsepower under the hood. From the videos, which don’t last very long we get a sense this is going to be one of the best Roush Mustangs of all time. Enjoy… … Continue Reading

Jay Leno’s Garage features Lee Iacocca and his 45th Anniversary Ford Mustang

March 28, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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The latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage features automotive icon Lee Iacocca and his coach built 45th anniversary Ford Mustang.  In the video Jay and Lee discuss the early days of the Ford Mustang along with an interesting Carroll Shelby reference but than the two get down to business which is Iacocca’s 45th anniversary Mustang.  They go through the specifics of the car and than Jay takes the Mustang for a ride which eventually leads a Jay Leno signature burnout.  Check out the video after the jump… … Continue Reading

2013 Mustang Mach 1 and 2013 Mustang Bullitt rendered for your enjoyment

March 24, 2011 Mustang News 1 Comment

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The folks over at TopSpeed have rubbed their crystal ball for a look into the future if Ford should decide to build another Mach 1 or Bullitt model.  For our enjoyment they have rendered a 2013 Mustang Mach 1 in race red with the typical Mach 1 enhancements we have been accustomed to from the 60-70’s and the 2003-04 models. … Continue Reading

450 Horsepower Limited Edition Steve McQueen Signature Mustang

March 21, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Honoring the late Hollywood actor Steve McQueen is no small task but Gateway Classic Mustang takes a shot with a Limited Edition 1968 Steve McQueen Signature Mustang.  Gateway Classic Mustang teamed up with the Steve McQueen estate to design and build the car in honor of the legendary Hollywood actor and racing enthusiast.  The Signature Mustang builds off the Classic look of the 1968 Mustang GT390 he drove so famously through the streets of San Francisco in the movie ‘Bullitt’.

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BMS 50th Anniversary edition Mustang Pace Car to be given away by Bristol Motor Speedway

March 18, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Bristol Motor Speedway is teaming up with Scotts EZ Seed and Ford Motor Company to giveaway the official 2011 BMS 50th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang pace car plus a pallet of Scotts EZ Seed product to beautify their lawn.  The Mustang, valued at more than $44,000, features a number of upgrades, including a custom metallic gold paint job, Ford Racing wheels, Goodyear Eagle F1 tires and a power exhaust upgrade. 

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Fox Body Mustang receives Coyote 5.0-liter V8 transplant

March 17, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Kurgan Motorsports has done the dirty work and now they are reaping the rewards of their 1993 fox body Mustang powered by the new Coyote 5.0-liter V8.  The engine came courtesy of a wrecked 2011 Mustang GT and the donor car was a clean 1993 4-cylinder Mustang. … Continue Reading

Ford to Silence Chevy’s ZL-1 Camaro with 600 horsepower 2013 Shelby GT500

March 17, 2011 Mustang News 5 Comments

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According to Car & Driver who is citing “well-informed sources”, Ford is planning an answer to Chevy’s 550 horsepower ZL-1 Camaro in the form of a 600 horsepower Shelby GT500 for the 2013 model year.  Car & Driver goes on to say the horsepower figure could be as high as 620 which could be the result of boring out the current 5.4-liter V-8 to 5.8 liters along with using a more efficient and quieter TVS supercharger unit to replace the Eaton M112 currently in place on the 2011 Shelby GT500. … Continue Reading

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