Video: Kid steals Shelby GT500 for a night of Street Racing, Hits a Deer

April 30, 2011 Mustang News, Videos 1 Comment


Note to self, never take your friends fathers Shelby GT500 out for a spin without his knowledge.  The story goes, the dude driving the car is a 19 year-old kid who does yard work and washes his friends fathers vehicles who spends most of his time out of town.  Somehow the kid broke into the garage and obtained the keys to the Shelby GT500 which only had 1300 miles on it.  He than took it out for a night of street racing and cruising around with some friends

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Marine returns home to Customized 1994 Mustang GT

April 29, 2011 Mustang News No Comments


Feel good stories are hard to come by these days but in one small California town they know how to take care of their own.  The residents of Temecula, CA along with several businesses in town joined forces to finish what Marine Sgt. Edward Flak II started with his 1994 Mustang GT.  Flak purhcased the Mustang four years prior with the idea to completely redo the Mustang but after his multiple deployments the project got put on hold.  … Continue Reading

2012 Roush Stage 3 Photos with all new color combos

April 27, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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We were introduced to the new 2012 Roush Stage 3 Mustang last week and this week we have a full array of photos showing off several of the new color combos offered on the vehicle.  New for the 2012 Roush Stage 3 is a two-tone graphics package option that gives new owners the ability to choose between six stripe colors and six stripe accent colors along with the eight paint choices for a total of 288 possible combinations. … Continue Reading

Shelby GTS Mustang Package unveiled at New York Auto Show

April 21, 2011 Mustang News No Comments


At this years New York Auto Show Shelby American unveiled their most affordable post-title package to date, the Shelby GTS.  Billed as the successor to the 2007-08 Shelby GT, the Shelby GTS package will be made available for the 2012 Mustang GT and 2012 Mustang V6 models with or without a supercharger.  Shelby is hoping to attract younger buyers to their increasing lineup of vehicles which mostly attract older buyers. … Continue Reading

Mustang Boss 302 #0001 purchased at Texas Ford Dealership

April 19, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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One lucky Mustang enthusiast in Texas got the shock of a lifetime when he lifted the hood on his soon to be 2012 Mustang Boss 302 and saw serial #0001 etched into the plaque atop the Boss’ intake.  The Boss 302 #0001 was sitting in a Ford dealership showroom in Garland, Texas with a $5K markup.  When the buyer mentioned it to the salesman he dismissed it as the first Boss 302 and thought it was only the first in that color but unbeknownst to him or the dealership they were squatting on the first production Boss 302 available to the public. … Continue Reading

Video: 1,200 Horsepower Twin-Turbo Shelby ‘Code Red’ Engine details from Tom Nelson

April 18, 2011 Mustang News 1 Comment


The mythical 1,000+ horsepower twin-turbo Shelby GT500 Mustang dubbed ‘Code Red’ was just that last August with a few details and engine specs coming out.  Later in the year a full set of details, photos and a video emerged.  Now we have Tom Nelson from Nelson Racing Engines giving us an inside look at the 1,200 horsepower twin-turbo 5.4-liter engine that will power this beast.  Nelson goes into intimate details on how the engine is setup and what parts were custom made for this truly one-off build.  Check out the video below. … Continue Reading

2012 Roush Stage 3 Mustang Photos and Details

April 17, 2011 Mustang News No Comments


 ROUSH Performance introduces the new 2012 ROUSH Stage 3 Ford Mustang.  The 5.0-liter 4-valve DOHC TiVCT engine has received clearance for takeoff with the addition of the R2300 ROUSHcharger, force-feeding up to 12psi of inter-cooled energy to the already robust Coyote engine.  The ROUSHcharger supercharger induction system increases the base horsepower from 412HP to an impressive 540HP and 465 ft/lbs of torque.  To enjoy the ride, ROUSH Stage 3 (RS3) vehicle owners enjoy peace of mind with ROUSH’s 3 year/36,000 mile power train warranty. … Continue Reading

Infamous One-Off Saleen Street SR Widebody Mustang Resurfaces

April 13, 2011 Mustang News 1 Comment


Back in the day when the Saleen/Allen RRR Speedlab race team was is high gear they built 8 competition SR vehicles from 1999-2001 for race only use.  After building and competing with the SR models Saleen planned to build street versions of the vehicle aptly named the ‘Street SR’ but things never materialized and only one prototype vehicle was produced in white. … Continue Reading

New Book, ‘Boss Mustang: The Return of the Baddest Mustang of All Time’

April 12, 2011 Mustang News 4 Comments


A new Ford Mustang book has been made available for pre-order from, ‘Boss Mustang: The Return of the Baddest Mustang of All Time’.  The 160 page hardcover book published by Motorbooks is dedicated to the return of the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 which Ford resurrected for a second go around.  Not many details have been released about the book but we do know the author is Donald Farr, longtime Mustang Monthly Magazine staff member and author of Mustang Boss 302: Ford’s Trans-Am Ponycar along with co-writing How to Restore Your Mustang with Mustang Monthly founder Larry Dobbs. … Continue Reading

TSB issued by Ford for 2011-12 Mustangs with cold shifting problems

April 8, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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This post is just a heads up for owners of 2011-12 Ford Mustangs who are having some cold shifting problems with their MT82 6-speed manual transmissions.  Ford has addressed the situation by issuing a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) to owners of 2011-12 Mustangs.  Basically owners are experiencing increased shift efforts in cold temperatures.  As an owner of 2011 Mustang with a six-speed I can attest to this.  When the weather was cold here in Texas I had issues getting the car in gear at times but after the car warmed up there were no issues. … Continue Reading