Video: Roush 427R Mustang rolling on 28-inch Swyrl Spinners, you gotta see this!

January 30, 2012 Mustang News 4 Comments

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In the video below the “Underground Rim King” goes through the installation process of adding 28-inch DUB Swyrl Spinners to a Roush 427R Convertible Mustang.  He claims this is the first Mustang on 28-inch wheels which I would have to agree with because why would anyone want to destroy such a nice vehicle.

The DUB Swyrl Spinners run a cool $1,000 a wheel plus whatever the tires cost.  There goes your handling and performance capabilities of the Roush 427R Mustang.  Check out the video below. … Continue Reading

New images released of 1964 Mustang production at Ford Motor Company’s San Jose plant

January 27, 2012 Mustang News 3 Comments

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In early 1964 Ford Motor Company began production of the Mustang at its Dearborn Assembly plant with the first models rolling off the line in March of that year.  Due to the public’s overwhelming appetite for the new Mustang, Ford converted two other plants in the U.S. to produce the Mustang coupe and convertible.  Those two plants included Edison (Metuchen), New Jersey and San Jose (Milpitas), California both of which are closed today. … Continue Reading

Advanced Automotive Concepts shows off Oracle ColorSHIFT Technology on 2011 Mustang 5.0

January 26, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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Back in the early 90’s the glow of Neon lights was all the rage inside and under your vehicle but times have changed and so has the technology. These days its far easier safer and cheaper to modify or add lights to your vehicle with new LED technology.

One such company leading the way is Advanced Automotive Concepts who has modified a 2011 Mustang 5.0 with an array of LED lights. Featured on this Mustang is the Oracle ColorSHIFT Technology Headlight HALO kit which can be controlled from a colorSHIFT 2.0 remote from inside the vehicle.

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Video: 2013 Shelby GT500 ‘Durability Car’ auctioned for $300,000

January 22, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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The hammer went down Saturday night in Scottsdale, Arizona at the 2012 Barrett-Jackson Collector car auction with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation coming out the winner as the 2013 Shelby GT500 ‘Durability Car’ sold for $300,000.  All proceeds from the Shelby GT500 ‘Durability Car’ auction will benefit JDRF.

The winner of the auction was none other than Ron Pratte who has won a number of auctions in the  past for Shelby’s vehicles.  Along with taking home the ‘Durability Car’, Ron will also have the opportunity to purchase the first 2013 Shelby GT500.  Watch the prototype GT500 auction below courtesy of the SPEED channel. … Continue Reading

eBay: Seller trying to pass Wrecked Mustang Boss 302 off as accident free Original

January 20, 2012 Mustang News 7 Comments

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**Update**  - The eBay listing has been removed.

Back in August we wrote about a wrecked 2012 Mustang Boss 302 #0264 up for auction on eBay with some pretty extensive damage to the roof and drivers side front fender.  Not knowing any better I would have thought this Boss 302 was finished for good and headed to the parts bin but as it turns out someone has breathe new life back into this pony illegally you could say. … Continue Reading

First photos of the 2013 Shelby GT500 Prototype being auctioned at Barrett-Jackson

January 18, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Behold the 2013 Shelby GT500 prototype that will be auctioned Saturday January 21st at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car auction.  Up until now no photos have existed of the GT500 prototype but that has all changed as MotorCityProject.com got the drop on the car before it was prepped for the auction.

From the photos you can begin to imagine what the GT500 prototype went through during its testing.  The GT500 prototype was actually built in 2007 as one of the first vehicles with the new 2010 body. … Continue Reading

Special 2013 Shelby GT500 at Barrett-Jackson is Prototype piloted by Carroll Shelby

January 16, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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The 2012 Barrett-Jackson Collector Car auction kicked off today in Scottsdale, Arizona with a slew of Ford Mustangs and Shelby’s going across the block. One of the highlights of this auction is Lot# 3043, a special 2013 Shelby GT500 ‘Durability Car’ that up until now was thought to be production #001 but that’s not the case. In fact this Shelby GT500 ‘Durability Car’ is more like a prototype of sorts for the 2013 model as it was hand built by Ford SVT engineers using input from Carroll Shelby. … Continue Reading

EcoBoost Mustang becoming reality according to Product Chief Derrick Kuzak

January 14, 2012 Mustang News 3 Comments

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During a press event at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Ford’s group vice president of global product development Derick Kuzak was questioned about the future of a possible EcoBoost Mustang. He was quoted as saying “Given the success we’ve had with EcoBoost across the lineup that we’ve talked about, it’s fair to assume that we will have an EcoBoost Mustang in the very near future.”

Take this for what its worth and I would say a Turbo Mustang is headed are way very soon. The last time Ford built a Turbo Mustang was in 1986 when the SVO Mustang was in production. … Continue Reading

50th Anniversary Shelby GTS limited edition details and photos

January 11, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Shelby American is celebrating their 50th year in business by offering three post-title packages for the Shelby GTS, GT350 and the Super Snake GT500. The 50th Anniversary Shelby GTS post-title package can be ordered on either the 2012 Mustang V6 or the GT 5.0. The 50th Anniversary GTS limited edition will only be built in two colors, Black and Performance White with Gold stripes in coupe and convertible form. Only 100 Shelby GTS post-title packages will be offered, 50 in black and 50 in performance white. … Continue Reading

Shelby American unleashes 50th Anniversary limited edition GTS, GT350 and Super Snake models

January 10, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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In honor of its 50th anniversary, Shelby American has unleashed a new line of Anniversary Edition Shelby GTS, GT350 and Super Snake models. Shelby American will build only 50 white and 50 black of each post title package for each Shelby model, making it an instant collector’s item and an iconic piece of automotive history.

“Few thought that Shelby American would make it in the car business for 50 years,” said Carroll Shelby. “We built the first Cobra in a rented garage and then GT350’s in an old hanger. But our company is still here, manufacturing the best cars that I’ve ever made. The next 50 years will be even better for Shelby American.” … Continue Reading

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