Saleen 351 Mustang packing 700-horsepower announced at the L.A. Auto Show

November 30, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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At this years L.A. Auto Show Steve Saleen made his comeback story complete with the announcement of his latest creation, the Saleen 351, a 700-horsepower Mustang featuring a supercharged 351 c.i. V8 engine.  The Saleen 351 is the first vehicle Steve has announced after regaining control of his fledgling Saleen brand.  No word yet on whether this aftermarket Mustang will be a 2013 or 2014 model year build.  For all the details check out the high-res image and press release below. … Continue Reading

50th Anniversary Mustang to be 2014 ½ model according to Ford rep

November 28, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Over at TheMustangSource forums a Ford customer service representative posted details about the upcoming 50th anniversary Mustang and its 2014 ½ model year designation.  Over the past year or so there has been rampant speculation coming from the Mustang community as to what Ford has planned for the 50th anniversary model and one Ford rep summed it all up in a few sentences.

According to the rep, Ford will produce a limited edition 2014 ½ Mustang as a 50th Anniversary model.  The limited run will be added to production sometime during the year. … Continue Reading

Photo of the day: S197 Mustang GT Convertible ravaged by Hurricane Sandy

November 26, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Our photo of the day is another Mustang ravaged by Hurricane Sandy in late October.  The Hurricane was responsible for damaging some 200,000 new and used vehicles.  This S197 Mustang convertible GT is just another in a long string of vehicles destroyed by the Hurricane.  In a previous article we posted several photos of Mustangs destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.  Check below for a few new photos including another one of the School Bus Yellow Boss 302. … Continue Reading

2014 Mustang V6, GT and Shelby GT500 Pricing released

November 22, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Earlier in the month the 2014 Mustang order guides were leaked and now pricing has surfaced for all 2014 Mustang coupe models over at TheMustangSource.  Prices for the 2014 Mustang V6 base and premium models remained unchanged at $22,995 and $26,995 respectively.  The base Mustang GT and premium Mustang GT price increased $450  to $31,545 and $35,545 respectively. … Continue Reading

Video: 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet Crashes after impressive Wheelie

November 20, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Last week at the Annual ABM Nationals in Maryland a 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet wowed the crowd with an impressive wheelie as it launched down the dragstrip but what came next shocked everyone looking on.  As the 2013 Cobra Jet’s wheelie was coming to an end the driver lost control as it set its front wheels back down on the ground causing it to make a hard right turn into the wall. … Continue Reading

2015 Mustang engine bay, interior and front clip spied

November 16, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Its been a busy couple of months for 2015 Mustang mules as they have been spotted out and around the Michigan area testing.  The latest spy shots show us the engine bay which features the new frame and a very snug 5.0L motor (no way a 5.8L motor fits in there).  In the pic above you can clearly see how the frame rails angle toward the grille mid-fender unlike the square engine bay of previous models.  This leads us to believe an EVOS look is in store for the 2015 Mustang. … Continue Reading

Photo of the day: Mustang gets stuck under Tractor-Trailer

November 15, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Its a horrifying scene to say the least but one S197 Mustang driver somehow managed to find his way under a tractor-trailer during the morning commute.  The wreck happened in Greencastle, Pennsylvania on Interstate 81 southbound around 7a.m in the morning, not a good start to the work day.  Check below for a high-res view. … Continue Reading

2012 Shelby GT500 driver loses control, shears wooden utility pole in half

November 13, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Its tough to look at I know but some people cannot handle the power of a sports car and this is another one of those cases.  A driver of a 2012 Shelby GT500 accelerated to fast for the conditions and lost control crashing into a wooden utility pole shearing it in half.  Not much else is known about the accident only that it happened in Nashville, TN.  Check out both photos of the crash below. … Continue Reading

Mustang Photos from Hurricane Sandy, Over 200,000 vehicles wiped out

November 12, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Its being reported by a few news outlets that Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic storm in U.S. history could be responsible for the loss of as many as 200,000 new and used vehicles.  New cars account for about 15,000 of those vehicles with Nissan reporting it may have to scrap some 6,000 new vehicles.  Other automakers like Toyota/Lexus say they could lose around 3,000 vehicles while Honda/Acura could have to scrap about 3,500 cars.

Meanwhile U.S. automakers like Chrysler are reporting they have lost about 750 vehicles while GM and Ford have not given any estimates yet.  Fisker Automotive, a startup automaker of all-electric vehicles lost 320 plug-in hybrid models worth $103,000 each putting its loss close to $33 Million … Continue Reading

Video: Vaughn Gittin Jr and Justin Pawlak deliver Falken Mustang to contest winner

November 8, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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Formula Drift drivers Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Justin Pawlak created a customized one-off Hot Lime Green Mustang for one lucky contest winner who took delivery at the SEMA show.  Out of 100,000 entries on FaceBook, one lucky person was selected at random to receive this one-of-a-kind 624 horsepower beast of a Mustang.

The new owner not only took delivery of the Falken Mustang but also received a matching HPI Racing R/C Mustang. … Continue Reading

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