Barn Find: 1967 Shelby GT500 turns up in Death Valley California

February 29, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Its one of the most unlikely places for a Barn Find of this caliber but Death Valley is where a 1967 Shelby GT500 was found hiding out for more than 25 years before a Massachusetts man purchased it.  The GT500 is the real deal with a proper Shelby identification tag on the fender, Shelby badging, fiberglass hood and deck lid, wooden steering wheel, center driving lights, four-speed manual transmission and a 428 engine. … Continue Reading

Video: First 2013 Mustang TV Commercial previewed before Daytona 500 showing

February 24, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment


During this years Daytona 500 which takes place Sunday February 26th Ford will promote the new 2013 Mustang with a TV commercial.  Ford released a preview of the commercial earlier today on YouTube and their Facebook page.  In the commercial Ford showcases and brings to life the highly popular Mustang customizer tool that has generated more than 4 million digital Mustang builds. … Continue Reading

Creations n’ Chrome to debut Supercharged Coyote-powered Fox Body Mustang at SEMA

February 22, 2012 Mustang News No Comments


Its only February and news has hit the web that Creations n’ Chrome is working on a Fox Body Mustang project to debut at this years SEMA show.  The Fox Body Mustang will be powered by a  Supercharged Coyote 5.0 motor pumping out 700 horsepower.  CNC hopes to keep weight down to 2400 lbs to maximize the engines capabilities all the while keeping it grounded with a complete race-prepped suspension by JME Enterprises and a set of HRE 18-inch 505 Vintage Series wheels.  Expect to see one of their famous Chrome paint jobs as well, my suspicion is some shade of Blue. … Continue Reading

Kid who crashed Dad’s new Eleanor Mustang GT to get web redemption on Tosh.O

February 20, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment


Do you remember Joey, the 14-year-old kid who crashed his Dad’s brand new Eleanor Mustang GT?  He became an instant YouTube celebrity after his buddy filmed the entire crash sequence and than uploaded it to the masses.

In November of 2006 Joey’s father brought home a new 2007 Mustang GT equipped with an Eleanor package of sorts.  While in the driveway showing it off to friends and neighbors, Joey slips into the drivers seat.  What happens next is unthinkable, the keys were in the ignition and so Joey started the car up not knowing it was in gear.  Off Joey went through the garage at a low rate of speed. … Continue Reading

2013 Steeda Q600 Streetfighter Mustang

February 19, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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The 2013 Steeda Q600 StreetFighter is ready and willing to take on any challenge put in front of it no matter the competition.  A complement of strategic performance modifications elevate the iconic Steeda Mustang to a completely different level. The exclusive Steeda G-Trac Suspension System with its fully adjustable damping and specially-tuned components provides an exhilarating driving experience with outstanding driving dynamics.  Conceived as the ultimate performance Mustang destined to reign supreme in the Pony Wars, the Q600 StreetFighter can be driven daily or be taken to the track or strip on the weekends. … Continue Reading

Ford advertises 2013 Mustang in SI Swimsuit Edition with model Dalena Henriques but who is she?

February 17, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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In this years Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Editon Ford took out a full-page advertisement showing an impact blue 2013 Mustang GT 5.0 with model Dalena Henriques but who is she?  We ask this question because her face was not shown nor can it be found on the web anywhere.  Did the marketing geniuses at Ford create her out of thin air or does she really exist?  … Continue Reading

Fire damaged 2010 SMS 460 #005 Mustang brought back to life for $15K

February 15, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment


Back in January of 2011 we wrote about a 2010 SMS 460 Mustang #005 that was torched by vandals while sitting on the lot at Bob Bell Ford in Glen Burnie, Maryland.  A sad day indeed but the Mustang eventually made its way to eBay where a buyer paid a small sum of $3,500 for the fire damaged vehicle.

Fast forward to the present day where the SMS 460 Mustang has been repaired and restored to its original condition for a cost of $15,000.  Truly an amazing transformation for a car that was surely headed for the parts bin.  The person responsible for the restoration was … Continue Reading

2015 Mustang to be lighter, faster and more fuel efficient

February 14, 2012 Mustang News 3 Comments


The all-new completely redesigned 2015 Mustang is a little over two years away from its April 2014 debut and for the most part we have no idea what the new design will be.  Enter Artist Sean Smith who has done some unbelievable renderings of the 2015 Mustang based on the Evos concept Ford rolled out at the Frankfurt Auto Show last September.  The Evos concept represents Ford’s design future for its vehicles or so most people think.  Sean took cues from the concept to create what he thinks the 2015 Mustang will look like. … Continue Reading

Official 2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible Details and Photos

February 8, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment


Ford will introduce the 2013 Shelby GT500 convertible this week at the Chicago Auto Show and it will serve as the celebratory vehicle of the 20th anniversary of Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT).  Over the past 20 years SVT has produced more than 210,000 cars and trucks with more than seven different nameplates including the Ford GT, Mustang Cobra R, SVT F-150 Lightning, F-150 SVT Raptor, Shelby GT500KR and the new Focus ST which is coming soon.

The 2013 Shelby GT500 convertible features the same 650 horsepower 5.8-liter supercharged V8 as the coupe but one thing will be limited, the 200 plus MPH top speed.  Ford decided to stay safe and limit the drop tops speed to 155 MPH.  Read all about the 2013 GT500 convertible in the press release below.

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Screenshots of 2013 Ford Mustang Customizer leak out

February 7, 2012 Mustang News No Comments


Screenshots and workflow diagrams of the new 2013 Ford Mustang Customizer have leaked out over at Mustang Evolution revealing a contest to give away four customized Mustangs. Ford introduced the Mustang customizer back in 2009 as a way for Mustang enthusiasts to customize the new refreshed 2010 Mustang with custom paint colors, backgrounds, wheels and body parts.

The 2013 Mustang customizer will be the third installment of the widely popular tool for customizing the new incoming model. Details are scarce at this point but the images reveal a May 1st launch date for the customizer. Check out a few screenshots below. … Continue Reading