Video: Lamborghini Gallardo crashes into Shelby GT500 during race

July 30, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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During a Formula Cup race in Medellin, Columbia a Lamborghini Gallardo loses traction and crashes into a Shelby GT500 in front of a crowd of spectators.  The whole accident is caught on video by one of the spectators who is filming the cup race.  The race looks to be pretty exclusive with several exotics in the race field.  Some of the exoitics included Ferrari’s, Porshe’s, Ford GT’s, Lambos, Audi R8’s and a few Z06 Corvettes. … Continue Reading

eBay: Custom 1968 Mustang ‘Eleanor’ Convertible with Fastback Hard Top

July 28, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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We all know the Shelby Mustang dubbed ‘Eleanor’ from the movie ‘Gone In Sixty Seconds’ was a coupe but what if you could go topless.  That simple idea took one man over 700 hours to complete as he custom built a 1968 Mustang convertible with a removable hardtop.  With the project finished and looking amazing the owner decided to put the Mustang up for auction on eBay at No Reserve. … Continue Reading

Barn Find: 1968 Shelby GT350 Mustang sat for 30 years

July 26, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Barn finds are becoming increasingly more difficult to come across these days but they are still out there as is the case with this 1968 Shelby GT350 Mustang that popped up on a New York craigslist ad.  The ad says the 1968 Shelby GT350 sat for the past thirty-years in a barn before it was rescued by the current owner.  The Shelby sports Acapulco blue paint and is a numbers matching car with 95% of its original parts.  The car only has 50K miles and it comes with a Marti report.  Check out all the photos below. … Continue Reading

Ford ‘Red Tails’ edition 2013 Mustang celebrates Tuskegee Airmen

July 23, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Ford Motor Company and the EAA AirVenture have partnered again for another aviation themed Mustang and this time they are honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen with a one-of-a-kind 2013 ‘Red Tails’ Mustang.  Previous aviation themed Mustangs included the F-18 inspired ‘Blue Angels’ Mustang, SR-71 ‘Blackbird’ Mustang, AV-x10 ‘Dearborn Doll’ Mustang and the Ford AV8R Mustang which have raised more than $1.5 million over the past four years.

This One-of-a-kind ‘Red Tails’ 2013 Ford Mustang design was inspired by the World War II squadron of African American P-51 Mustang fighter pilots who proudly served our country.

The Red Tails Mustang will be sold at auction on July 26 at the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin to benefit the EAA Young Eagles organization, which has provided free introductory flights to more than 1.6 million young people since 1992, helping inspire and motivate the next generation of leaders, aviators and innovators. … Continue Reading

Video: First pass for 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet

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Ford Racing put the wraps on production of the 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet a few weeks back and now we are lucky enough to see the first pass down a drag strip.  The 2013 Cobra Jet was shipped straight from the showroom floor to the drag strip at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan.  The Cobra Jet’s run did not disappoint the fans in attendance as it screamed down the 1/8th mile strip. … Continue Reading

Official 2013 Mustang RTR Photos and Details

July 17, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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World Champion Drifter and Mustang enthusiast Vaughn Gittin Jr. has officially unveiled his latest aftermarket creation, the 2013 Mustang RTR Spec 1 and Spec 2 with up to 624 horsepower at your disposal.

The aftermarket game is nothing new to Vaughn who has created previous versions of his signature RTR Mustang brand and a parts line.  Like previous versions the 2013 Mustang RTR takes the best of several automotive cultures and tastefully meshes them with the incredible 2013 Ford Mustang in the form of a dealer-installed package that is currently available in select Ford dealerships around the world. … Continue Reading

Shelby 1000 debuts at the drag strip but no track times

July 13, 2012 Mustang News 2 Comments

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The headline is a little depressing but its true as the Shelby 1000 made its debut at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway drag strip where Shelby American was shooting some video and sound clips of its new 1,000 plus horsepower monster.  No quarter-mile times were recorded as this trip to the drag strip was solely meant for teasing us with some sound clips and video.  This Shelby 1000 is the prototype Supercharged track version which packs 1,200 horsepower according to Shelby American.

Turn up your volume and sit back and enjoy one beast of an automobile. Check out three videos and a gallery of photos from their drag strip visit below. … Continue Reading

Latest 2015 Mustang rendering is to Retro

July 11, 2012 Mustang News 6 Comments

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When the dust settles and the 2015 Mustang is unveiled for the first time it will shock Mustang enthusiasts but it will excite a whole new group of fence line buyers who for the most part have never owned a Mustang.  We won’t know what the 2015 Mustang will look like for another two years but expect more and more renderings to come out like the latest from CarScoop.  Their newest rendering of the 2015 Mustang tries to incorporate subtle design cues from the Ford Evos concept. … Continue Reading

eBay: Rare ‘murdered’ 2012 Shelby GTS #33 up for auction

July 11, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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A little more than a year ago Shelby American introduced the entry level Shelby GTS post-title package at the New York Auto Show.  It was billed as the successor to the 2007-08 Shelby GT model which for all intentional purposes was overpriced and poorly built.  This time around Shelby American is hoping to change that mantra by attracting younger buyers with a feature packed affordable entry-level Shelby GTS model.

One such example has found its way to eBay and this one has a sinister look like no other.  The ‘murdered’ 2012 Shelby GTS #33 comes with the 5.0-liter V8, upgraded black and read leather seating, Shelby front and rear brakes, Borla exhaust, handling package, Deep Draw Hood, black 18-inch Shelby wheels and much more. … Continue Reading

Video: Chris Harris’ unbiased review of the 2013 Shelby GT500 and 2012 Camaro ZL1

July 9, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Its not everyday you get an unbiased comparison review of two of the most powerful american muscle cars on the market but U.K. auto journalist Chris Harris has one of the more memorable video reviews I have seen.  In the video Chris drives both the 2013 Shelby GT500 and 2012 Camaro ZL1 on the streets of Manhattan and on a road course giving his unique take on each of the vehicles.  In the end he kinda leaves you shaking your head as to which vehicle he prefers but I am pretty sure the GT500 is his favorite.  Check out the video below. … Continue Reading

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