Prior Design injects life into 2005-09 Mustangs with new body kit

September 29, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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You know Mustang news is slow around here if I am posting about a new body kit coming on the market.  Any who, German company Prior Designs is proud to release their new three-piece body kit consisting of a front fascia, rear bumper and side skirts.  The new body kit looks clean and is functional with its large cooling air inlets on the front fascia to help cool the front brakes and suspension.  Out back the rear diffuser helps with aerodynamics and downforce.

Check out the press release and gallery of photos below. … Continue Reading

One-off ‘School Bus Yellow’ Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca to be Auctioned

September 22, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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On October 15th a one-off 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca edition painted ‘School Bus Yellow’ will be auctioned off to benefit the Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute and the Center for Cardiac Care at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.  The one-of-a-kind vehicle was built specifically for this event which takes place at the Winner’s Circle Afterglow event at 8 p.m. eastern at the Ford Motor Company Conference and Event Center in Dearborn, Michigan.  The ‘School Bus Yellow‘ Laguna Seca Mustang will be signed by racing legend Parnelli Jones who drove a similar colored Boss 302 to victory in its first race at Laguna Seca. … Continue Reading

Slamming Beers and Showing off your new Laguna Seca Mustang don’t mix

September 20, 2011 Mustang News 5 Comments

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Yes folks, even dumb people have the money to buy a 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca edition.  This story comes to us from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin where the owner of a new Laguna Seca Mustang allegedly drank seven to ten beers at a cookout before driving his buddy around the neighborhood intoxicated only to crash into a parked Jeep Grand Cherokee. … Continue Reading

2012 Stage 3 Mustang Hyper-Series announced by Roush Performance

September 19, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Roush quietly announces a new limited quantity of ROUSH Stage 3 (RS3) Mustangs dubbed the Hyper-Series.  The Hyper-Series builds on the ROUSH Stage 3’s horsepower and handling by offering a set of four limited edition appearance packages.

“The 2012 RS3 Mustang has been a big hit with our customers and enthusiasts. Not just because of the RS3’s power and handling performance, but also because of the 288 graphics and paint color combinations that can be selected,” says Gary Jurick, VP and General Manager of ROUSH Performance. “The Hyper-Series introduces four spectacular and unique graphics and interior colors that provide a customized appearance to the RS3.”

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1969 Mustang built entirely out of paper

September 19, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Brooklyn artist Jonathan Brand has done the unimaginable by building a full scale 1:1 copy of a 1969 Ford Mustang entirely out of paper.  The project is titled ‘One Piece At A Time‘ with Jonathan drawing inspiration from the very vehicle he restored just after high school and then sold to purchase his fiancee’s diamond engagement ring.   … Continue Reading

J Mays says styling for next-generation Mustang “being locked down”

September 15, 2011 Mustang News 2 Comments

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The styling for the next-generation Ford Mustang which is due in 2014 is “being locked down” according to Ford’s design cheif J Mays.  The new redesigned 2014/2015 Mustang is one of the most heavily anticipated designs in recent years with input coming from several of Ford’s design studios around the World.  The new design coincides with the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang and up until this point it has not been made clear what Ford’s plan will be with the vehicle. … Continue Reading

New 2012 Mustang Customizer goes Live!

September 15, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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As we suspected Ford was readying another Mustang Customizer site to launch for the 2012 Mustang.  The new 2012 Mustang Customizer site officially launches September 20th but from what we can tell its completely Live right now.  Ford recently launched the site over at www.ford.com/cars/mustang to give Mustang enthusiasts a chance to customize the new 2012 Mustang V6, GT, Boss 302 and Shelby GT500. … Continue Reading

Motor Trend reviews the 2012 Shelby GTS

September 13, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Motor Trend was fortunate enough to get some seat time in the newest vehicle added to the Shelby lineup, the 2012 Shelby GTS.  In the article Motor Trend goes over all the specifics of this new vehicle from Shelby American including price, performance, bang-for-the-buck and overall ride quality.  In the end Motor Trend asks the question, is a supercharged V6 really worth a $50K plus price tag given Ford’s other offerings like the Mustang GT, Mustang Boss 302 and Shelby GT500. … Continue Reading

eBay Find: 2011 Shelby GT350 Prototype #3 available again

September 13, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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Carroll Shelby’s personal 2011 Shelby GT350 which is prototype #3 was raffled off back in June for charity to a lucky winner in California but now the owner has decided to put the Shelby up for auction on eBay. The Shelby GT350 CSM#P3 currently resides among other rare vehicles at Shelby’s Las Vegas museum with just 25 miles on the odometer. The GT350 features a 624 horsepower supercharged V8 with all the bells and whistles. This was the GT350 shown at the New York Auto Show and several others. … Continue Reading

eBay Find: 1969 Boss Mustang 302 garage find, All Original

September 13, 2011 Mustang News No Comments

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These days the quintessential barn finds are few and far between but still some gems remain in the wild like this 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 which sits all original in its owners garage.  Not much is known about this Mustang Boss 302 except it still bares the original Calypso Coral paint and white interior, has 45,353 miles on the clock and is a rust-free car from Colorado which is another rarity given the cold wet Winters. … Continue Reading

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