PhotoGate: Shelby released two doctored Shelby 1000 press photos by accident

March 28, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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With the announcement and unveiling of the 2012 Shelby 1000 came a group of press photos showcasing what the vehicle was all about.  Among the press photos released were two shots of the Shelby 1000 lifting its front wheels off the ground as it launched down a dragstrip.  Those photos turned out to be doctored after a photo editor at USA Today discovered some funny looking pixels and some obvious photo manipulation under the wheels. … Continue Reading

2012 Shelby 1000 Mustang post-title package to debut at New York Auto Show

March 27, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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Shelby went and pulled a fast on us with the early reveal of their 2012 Shelby 1000 Mustang that will debut next week at the New York International Auto Show.  It will not be the 2013  ’Super Snake’ as we previously reported but a 950 horsepower beast known as the Shelby 1000.  This will be a post-title package built in limited quantities with a street legal version running on pump gas hammering out 950 horsepower while the track oriented Supercharged edition will belt out a mind boggling 1,100 plus horsepower. … Continue Reading

2013 Shelby GT500 ‘Super Snake’ coming to New York Auto Show?

March 26, 2012 Mustang News 3 Comments

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One of the many stops on Shelby American’s 50th Anniversary tour this year is the New York International Auto Show which takes place April 4-15.  Just like last year Shelby plans to introduce a new vehicle at the show and all signs point to the 2013 Shelby GT500 ‘Super Snake’ post-title package.  Can you say 900 Horsepower ‘Super Snake’!  Its not unimaginable considering the 2013 GT500 pumps out 650 horsepower with its supercharged 5.8-liter V8 engine. … Continue Reading

Roush teases us with 2013 Stage 3 Mustang photos

March 23, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Roush continued the slow strip tease of their latest offering, the 2013 Roush Stage 3 Mustang with another photo posted to their Facebook page.  So far Roush has posted up five photos of the new yet to be revealed 2013 RS3 Mustang.  The latest photo reveals the hood with its center mounted scoop between the heat extractor vents.

Other teaser photos show us an engine ID tag that reveals the 565 horsepower and 505 torque ratings along with photos of the front and rear.  Check out all the photos below. … Continue Reading

German Tuner Reifen Koch builds ‘The Konquistador’ Mustang

March 22, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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For those who like the look of the Eleanor Mustang from the movie ‘Gone In Sixty Seconds’ you will like what German tuner Reifen Koch has cooked up.  Its called ‘The Konquistador’ package and it features a Cervini body kit, Eleanor paint scheme, side-exit exhaust, KW-coilover suspension, Brembo brakes and a hydraulic axle lift system to help with low spots around town.  The package is purely aesthetic and can be yours for the small sum of 8000 Euro or around $10,500.  Check out all the photos after the jump… … Continue Reading

Microsoft Mustang dubbed ‘Project Detroit’ dazzles with high-tech gadgets

March 21, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Microsoft and custom car builder West Coast Customs teamed up to build ‘Project Detroit’, a sinister looking one-off Ford Mustang that showcases what developers can do with Windows, Windows Phone, Windows Azure, Xbox, Kinect and Bing.  The ‘Project Detroit’ Mustang will be featured on an upcoming episode of Inside West Coast Customs this Sunday March 25th at 9 p.m. eastern.

The vehicle started life as a 2012 Mustang GT and was soon mated with the shell from a Dynacorn 1967 Mustang Fastback.  Basically WCC cut the body off of the 2012 Mustang GT and added the 1967 Mustang shell on top.  All the suspension, engine, transmission and interior remains from the 2012 Mustang.  WCC than painted the Mustang matte black and added blue neon lights all around even on the wheels. … Continue Reading

2013 Mustang Reviews and First Drives posted online

March 19, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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This past week Ford held a media event in Portland, Oregon for various automotive news outlets and magazines to drive the 2013 Mustang and give their reviews of the vehicle.  The Mustangs represented at the media event included the V6, GT and California Special models in coupe and convertible form.  Reviews of the 2013 Mustang started showing up this morning on some of the major automotive news sites.

Expect to see more reviews in print once the next round of automobile magazines hit the stands.  If you’re curious what they have to say about the new Mustang and its features check below.  We have listed the news outlet with a little quote and a link to the story.  Enjoy… … Continue Reading

Video: Mustang Driver Gets Arrested During Massive Burnout

March 19, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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In Houston, Texas a Mustang driver thought it would be cool to do a massive burnout in front of a large crowd of people in a parking lot.  The only thing wrong was a police car with two Harris County Sherriff Deputy’s was close by and they arrested him mid-burnout, no joke.

In the video you will see a few small burnouts and than the Mustang driver lets loose with his tire shredding burnout.  After the driver is pulled from his vehicle he is led away in handcuffs. As you might expect the crowd is not happy with the situation and they let the officers know how they feel.  Check out a few videos below of the scene. … Continue Reading

2013 Mustangs invade Portland, Oregon for media event

March 16, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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This week in Portland, Oregon Ford is holding a big media event for a few of the new 2013 models including the Mustang.  Basically Ford invites a select group of media members out to test drive their upcoming vehicles and in turn they write about them on their sites or in print.  From the video you can see the 2013 Mustang was well represented with 30 or so models.  Expect to see photographs, reviews and first drive articles soon on some of the major car sites.  Check out the video below and try to power through the music which is awful.  Skip to 1:24 for Mustang action. … Continue Reading

2013 Ford Mustang site goes LIVE!

March 15, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Time to call your accountant and get your finances in order as the 2013 Ford Mustang is coming to a dealer near you.  Today Ford updated the official Mustang section of their site with all the latest 2013 Mustang information, specs, prices and photos.  You now have the ability to build and price your vehicle along with searching through dealer inventory. … Continue Reading

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