Gathering of Eagles charity raises $400,000 with auction of Blue Angels Mustang

July 31, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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The one-off Blue Angels edition 2012 Mustang GT hit the auction block on July 28th at the Gathering of Eagles charity auction and it brought home a final bid of $400,000.  The auction took place during the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Air Venture event in Oshkosh, WI.  Auction proceeds will go to the EAA Young Eagles organization which furthers the development of young people interested in aviation.  Read more about the EAA event and the auction below. … Continue Reading

Video: New film ‘Drive’ staring Ryan Gosling features Mustang GT 5.0 as Getaway Car

July 29, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Chalk one up for the new Ford Mustang GT 5.0 as it makes a cameo in the upcoming film ‘Drive‘ staring Ryan Gosling who plays a stuntman moonlighting as a getaway driver.  The movie features some top names in Hollywood including Albert Brooks, Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Carey Mulligan (Wall Street 2) and Christina Hendricks (Mad Men). … Continue Reading

Derek Jeter Ford Mustang Commercial

July 27, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Derek Jeter is coming off one of the biggest accomplishments in Major League Baseball as he was the latest to join the 3,000 hit club.  Jeter who plays for the New York Yankees became the 28th player in MLB history to rack up 3,000 hits.  With Jeter’s star power at an all time high Ford is looking to capitalize off of it by giving him a small role in a 2012 Ford Mustang commercial.  The commercial seems to be geared toward New Yorkers with Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind” song playing in the background plus NYC was used as a backdrop for the video.  Check out the commercial below. … Continue Reading

Mary Kay adding 2012 Mustang V6 alongside incentive fleet of pink Cadillacs

July 27, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Never thought I would mention Mustang and Cadillac in the same sentence but I have and the only reason being is Mary Kay, the cosmetics company has added the 2012 Ford Mustang to its incentive fleet of vehicles.  As you might know or have seen Mary Kay loans out pink Cadillac vehicles to sales directors and national sales directors who sell at least $100K in a year.   … Continue Reading

Photos from History: Mickey Thompson and Danny Ongais at Bonneville Salt Flats in 1968

July 25, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Ford Motor Company has just released a slew of photos from 1968 showing Mickey Thompson and co-driver Danny Ongais.  The photos depict several 302 powered 1969 Mustangs at the Bonneville Salt Flats where Thompson and Ongais set 295 speed and endurance records.  Check out all the photos below. … Continue Reading

New Product: Carbon Fiber Roof Cover for 2005-12 Ford Mustangs

July 25, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Love it or hate Carbon Fiber is everywhere these days and the aftermarket is heating up with new products coming out almost daily.  The newest Carbon Fiber product for the 2005-12 Ford Mustangs is a Carbon Fiber roof cover and it comes to us from Bangastang.com.  The roof cover is an overlay that will mount directly to your current roof with some 3M epoxy glue which is included with the kit.  The roof cover features rolled edges … Continue Reading

Ford not switching to Mustang design, instead staying with Fusion for 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup

July 21, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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It was expected Ford Motor Company would switch from the design of the Fusion to the Mustang for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup but plans have changed.  Ford has opted to keep the Fusion design for Sprint Cup and keep the Mustang platform for the Nationwide series.

“We decided to have two brands in NASCAR – one in Cup with Fusion and the Mustang in Nationwide,” said Ford’s North American motorsports director Jamie Allison in a phone interview Tuesday. “We believe that will be good with both brands, and we believe the fans will love what they will see.” … Continue Reading

Parnelli Jones takes delivery of his new 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca edition

July 21, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Racing legend Parnelli Jones recently took delivery of a new black 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca edition.   Parnelli is a legend in motorsports racing and is most famous for his 1963 Indy 500 and 1970 TransAm Championship victories but from the looks of the photos he still has speed on his mind. Check out the photos below. … Continue Reading

Video: Vaughn Gittin Jr. dazzles in ‘Drifting in the K.S.A.’

July 19, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Earlier in the year Vaughn Gittin Jr. was invited to visit Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a guest of Ford Middle East. While there Vaughn performed in a drifting demo as part of the Action Ha race weekend at Al Reem circuit. After the demo was finished Vaughn spent a couple extra days in Saudi Arabia filming ‘Drifting in the K.S.A.”. Vaughn was given free reign of the entire motorsports complex including parking lots, garages and storage areas to do what he does best, Drift. When it was all said and done Vaughn created one of the best drifting videos I have seen. So sit back, turn up your volume and enjoy the sounds of Vaugn’s Mustang tearing up the complex. … Continue Reading

Video: 4X4 Classic Mustang has Monster truck appeal

July 19, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Yes folks the classics can still run with the best of them including this 4X4 classic Mustang which was spotted doing some Grave Digger type jumps at a dirt track.  The 4X4 classic Mustang looks to have a heavily modified suspension and engine as it makes some insane jumps around the dirt track.  Check out the video after the jump. … Continue Reading

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