1,200 horsepower 2012 Boss 302 is Ultimate Sleeper car

December 31, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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You might not think a 2012 Mustang Boss 302 could be categorized as a sleeper car but in this case it is.  Enter new Boss 302 owner Ricky Wilson who wanted to build the ultimate street car he could drive to work five days a week and then down the Texas mile on Saturday all the while looking like your average ordinary car.  Wilson’s Boss 302 packs one hell of a punch with over 1,200 rear-wheel-horsepower which was recently put down on a dyno at Justin’s Performance Center in Millersville, Maryland. … Continue Reading

Top Five Ford Mustang Wrecks of 2012

December 31, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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All this week I will be posting about the year in review and the first one is about the most popular Ford Mustang wrecks of 2012.  During the year we had several bone headed Mustang drivers crash their Boss 302’s, Shelby GT500’s and even one drag racer crash a $90K+ 2013 Cobra Jet.  Most of these crashes are unforeseen accidents while others are pure stupidity but in the end we are glad the drivers made made it out to drive again another day.

Our top crash of the year involves a fox-body Mustang flying 70 feet through the air only to hit a brick wall and it was all captured on video and through a series of photos.  Its one of the most insane crashes I have ever seen and the driver came out with little to no injuries thanks to his safety equipment.  Check out the complete list of five Mustang wrecks below. … Continue Reading

Ford to produce Shelby GT350 alongside Shelby GT500 as 2015 model

December 27, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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Rumors of Ford producing a Shelby GT350 for the 2015 model year have been swirling around for weeks and we may have been tipped off to its validity by a person in the know.  According to well respected Shelby enthusiast and collector Stephan Becker the rumors of Ford producing a 2015 Shelby GT350 are 100% true, as he confirmed in a recent comment posted over on Team Shelby’s forum.

In his forum comment Becker says the rumor of Ford producing a GT350 model is 100% true.  He goes on to say before Carroll Shelby passed away Ford flew out and met with him and Traci Smith (president of Carroll Shelby Licensing) in California to sign … Continue Reading

Barrett-Jackson to auction lowest mileage 1967 Shelby GT500 in the world

December 27, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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In January at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Collector Car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona one of the rarest Shelby Mustangs in the world will go to the highest bidder.  Its one of the lowest mileage original 1967 Shelby GT500’s in the world with only 9,841 miles on the odometer.  The ‘67 Shelby is owned by Stephen Becker, president and CEO of Planet Cobra.

Becker obtained the rare Shelby when original owner Edward Milkos decided to trade the vehicle in after it sat stored in his basement for 30 years.  Milkos traded the Nightmist Blue Shelby GT500 in on a late-model jaguar. … Continue Reading

Shelby unveils Widebody kit for 2005-2009 Mustangs, 2010+ Coming Soon!

December 22, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Shelby American has announced its plans for 2013 and according to them its going to be an exciting time with lots of new things coming down the pipeline.  First of those is a new Widebody kit for all 2005-2009 Ford Mustangs including the V6, GT and Shelby GT500 models.  The widebody kit will add around 6-inches of tire space to the rear of the car and 3-inches of tire space to the front.  The widebody panels will be constructed of high-quality fiberglass to keep the weight down. … Continue Reading

Video: Ford delivers Shelby GT500 to Second Mustang Customizer Winner

December 22, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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The first Mustang Customizer winner was announced in October with Vaughn Gittin Jr., driving up to present the Mustang GT to its new owner.  This time around Ford sent Nick Biskelonis, Ford Sales Zone Manager of Chicago out to the tiny town of Sullivan, Illinois to present Terry T. with his Grabber Blue 2013 Shelby GT500 he customized on the Mustang Customizer site.  Check out the video below to see Terry’s excitement or lack there of as he is presented with a new GT500. … Continue Reading

Video: 1000 horsepower Saleen Mustang Burnout with Santa behind the wheel

December 21, 2012 Mustang News 1 Comment

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Santa has a new sleigh this year and its a customized 1000 horsepower 2007 Saleen Mustang that’s supercharged, built, ported and bored for some tire shredding fun.  This burnout is one of the best I have seen in awhile as “Santa” smokes the tires on his Grabber Orange Mustang sleigh.  Enjoy the video below. … Continue Reading

Top Five Worst Ford Mustang Gifts ever Received for Christmas and Birthdays

December 19, 2012 Mustang News 10 Comments

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With the Christmas holidays in full swing I thought why not come up with a list of the worst Mustang gifts ever received. Some Mustang enthusiasts may not feel the same way I do about these gifts and that’s understandable but I have a feeling most of the Mustang items on my list are on yours too.

Ever since my first ride in a Mustang at the age of 17 I have been a Mustang fanatic and been into anything that had to do with Mustangs including books, magazines, and posters. Over the years I have owned ten Mustangs and with that comes the recognition from family and friends that I am indeed crazy about Mustangs. So when my Birthday or Christmas rolls around each year there is always one or two people who purchase a Mustang gift for me. … Continue Reading

Video: 2013 Shelby GT500 drags Mercedes C63 AMG coupe

December 17, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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Its a battle of over 1,100 horsepower as British Supercar magazine Evo somehow managed to secure the only 2013 Shelby GT500 in Europe to put it up against Mercedes’ C63 AMG coupe.  Comparing both vehicles, the Shelby GT500’s is powered by a 662 horsepower supercharged V8 as the C63 AMG coupe is powered by a naturally aspirated 451 horsepower 6.3-liter V8.

What may seem like a David vs. Goliath type battle actually turns out to be a lot closer than you might think but in the end the horsepower advantage of the GT500 rules the road.  Check out the video below to see the drag race. … Continue Reading

2013 Shelby GT500’s 5.8-liter Supercharged V8 makes Ward’s 10 Best Engines list

December 17, 2012 Mustang News No Comments

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For the third straight year a Ford Mustang engine has made Wards Auto 10 Best Engines list with this years winner being the 662 horsepower 5.8-liter supercharged V8 found in the 2013 Shelby GT500. The win was made even more special as it was the only V8 selected to the list this year. The other winners included five 4-cylinders and four 6-cylinders, four of those were turbocharged and two were supercharged.  Ford was also represented on the list by the 2.0L EcoBoost DOHC I-R found in the Ford Focus ST and Taurus. … Continue Reading

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