Video: Mustang flips at Formula Drift event in Las Vegas

August 28, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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This past weekend at the Formula Drift event in Las Vegas Jim Guthrie had one heck of a crash as he flipped his Mustang. While drifting through a turn in the Formula D Pro-Am Guthrie locked up his brakes sending him nose first into a wall of tires at high speed. What happens next is hard to watch as his Mustang flips and lands upside down on its roof.  Guthrie was uninjured and the Mustang should be repairable.  Check out the video below. … Continue Reading

Video: 2013 Shelby GT500 gets spot in World’s Greatest Drag Race 2

August 28, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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The World’s Greatest Drag Race returns with nine of the world’s best super cars, sports cars, and muscle cars for 2012.  The epic faceoff consists of a quarter-mile sprint for the ultimate bragging rights.  This year the 2013 Shelby GT500 with its 662 horsepower supercharged 5.8-liter V8 gets a spot to prove its not all about the price tag.

Competing this year are the Lamborghini Aventador, Nissan GT-R Black Edition, Ford Shelby GT500, McLaren MP4-12C, Jaguar XKR-S, Porsche 911 Carrera S, Subaru BRZ, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.  All nine cars lined up on an abandoned airstrip at El Toro Marine Base to find out which car is the fastest. … Continue Reading

New Product: 2003-04 Cobra Style upholstery for Fox Body Mustangs

August 27, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

SVTCobraUpholstery_foxbodyFox Body owners can rejoice as TMI Products has come through in a big way with a new 2003-04 Cobra style seat upholstery.  If you have ever owned, driven or sat in a 2003-04 SVT Cobra you know what I am talking about.  Its hands down one of the best seats Ford’s SVT team has ever made and TMI has recreated a seat kit for Fox Body Mustangs.  The kits feature new SVO style seat foam with vinyl and suede upholstery to mimic the 03-03 SVT Cobra look. … Continue Reading

Winner announced for Mustang Dream Giveaway’s matching Shelby Mustangs

August 25, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Mustang Dream Giveaway grand prize winner Timothy Millard sits behind the wheel of his new 2012 Shelby GT500 which is just one of the matching Shelby Mustangs he won as a result of a tax-deductible donation made to the World Cause Foundation.

Mr. Millard was awarded both a 1967 Shelby GT500 signed by automotive legend Carroll Shelby and a matching 2012 Shelby GT500 supercharged by Ford Racing to 750 horsepower.  Along with the Mustangs, Mr. Millard received $50,000 cash to help pay any taxes he might incur. … Continue Reading

eBay: 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Cut in Half

August 22, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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The things you find on eBay never cease to amaze me and this one almost brings a tear to my eye as I discovered a Boss 302 front clip for sale.  Up for auction with a Buy It Now price of $4,500 is a 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Cut in half with just the bare bones left in tact.  Basically what you are getting is the front clip of a Boss 302 minus all the goodies.  From the photos you can see all the good stuff was taken out like the airbags, dash, radio and its 5.0-liter V8 engine. … Continue Reading

2012 Woodward Dream Cruise: Ford Mustang Alley Photos

August 19, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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The 2012 Woodward Dream Cruise in Ferndale, Michigan had another successful turnout as countless hotrods and classics cruised up and down Woodward Avenue.  This year Ford’s Mustang Alley featured over 800 Classic and modern Mustangs from 1964 through present day models.  Ford Motor Company also put on a 20th Anniversary display of Special Vehicle Team (SVT) vehicles including SVT Cobra, Focus, Lightning, Raptor and Ford GT models.  For those who could not make the trip to Mustang Alley this year check out the photos below … Continue Reading

Custom 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra created to honor the late Carroll Shelby

August 19, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Ford Motor Company, Shelby American, Ford Racing plus a host of many others took the time to build a custom 2013 Shelby GT500 Cobra as a tribute to the late Carroll Shelby.

The custom tribute car was unveiled by Ford Motor Company board member Edsel Ford II, Ford’s group vice president for sales and marketing Jim Farley, and Shelby American president John Luft at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion where Cobra is the marque of show for 2012. … Continue Reading

2012 Woodward Dream Cruise to feature 800 Mustangs and 20 Years of SVT Performance

August 17, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Its time again for the intersection of 9 Mile Road and Woodward Avenue in Ferndale, Michigan to be transformed into Ford Motor Company’s Mustang Alley, an annual free attraction, run by more than 300 Ford volunteers during the Woodward Dream Cruise.

Mustang Alley and all the scheduled events are set for Saturday, Aug. 18th no matter the weather conditions.  This famous destination will feature more than 800 classic and modern Mustang models from 1964 through the present day, a 20th Anniversary display of Special Vehicle Team (SVT) vehicles, a celebrity appearance by Vaughn Gittin Jr., Ford professional drivers in a “Burn out Box” and finally, a chance to win a rare 2013 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca for a mere $10.

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Photo of the day: Mustang convertible takes plunge into waters of Mobile Bay

August 12, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

MustangOverBridgeWhat would be your first reaction to a wall of brake lights as you are cruising down the highway with no chance of stopping?  Would you hit the brakes and hope for the best or would you steer yourself off the road to avoid hitting other cars.

Well one woman in her Mustang convertible on Interstate 10 in Mobile, Alabama had to make this very decision as she encountered slower traffic.  Instead of slamming on her brakes she veered off the road but instead of driving safely onto a shoulder she crashed into and over a concrete wall only to fall twenty feet into the waters of Mobile Bay. … Continue Reading

2014 Mustang details emerge, new colors include Ruby Red and Oxford White

August 12, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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A few details about the 2014 Mustang have been posted over on TheMustangSource forums with the most newsworthy being the addition of two new colors and a new appearance package for the GT and V6 models.  The two new colors include Ruby Red (RR) which will be replacing Red Candy (RZ) and Oxford White (YZ) will be replaceing Performance White (HP).  The color Ruby Red is new for the 2014 Mustang but Oxford White makes a return as it was last offered on the 2001-04 Mustangs. … Continue Reading

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