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Ford ‘Ole Yeller’ Mustang pays homage to famous North American P-51D Mustang

July 25, 2016 Mustang News No Comments


Ford and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) have teamed up for the ninth straight year to auction off a custom one-off Mustang at the Gathering of Eagles charity event. This year the Mustang is dubbed ‘Ole Yeller’ which pays homage to the famous North American P-51D Mustang aircraft.

The Ford ‘Ole Yeller’ Mustang is based off the GT350 which features the 5.2L Ti-VCT V8 engine with Flat Plane Crank producing 526 horsepower. Check below for more photos and details. … Continue Reading

The 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang is Wicked Fast

November 3, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


To say the 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang is fast would be an understatement after Ford Performance dropped the bombshell that its capable of an eight-second quarter-mile. Ford Performance continues the Turnkey race car program with the unveiling of the 2016 Cobra Jet at this years SEMA show in Las Vegas.

The new Cobra Jet is based off the 2015 Mustang GT platform sharing 75 percent of the Mustang GT’s production engine parts. It will be limited to a 50-car production run and its ready to go for NHRA Stock and Super Stock right off the assembly line. … Continue Reading

5.0 Mustang Blows Tire on Dyno at 150 MPH

October 21, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


Portable Dyno’s are at just about every major car event across the country and for the most part they are safe to be around except this time. A newer 5.0 Mustang GT blew a tire at over 150 MPH while on the dyno and it shredded the left rear of the vehicle so much so it bent metal. It was a scary scene as the Dyno operator took the 5.0 through the gears and eventually into 5th when the tire blew. Keep reading to check out the video.

This reminds me of another Dyno incident we wrote about back in 2013 when a Shelby GT500 destroyed a Dyno in Québec. … Continue Reading

Apollo Edition Ford Mustang In All Its Glory

July 16, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


For the eighth straight year, Ford Motor Company has created a unique, aviation-inspired Ford Mustang to benefit Experimental Aircraft Association youth education programs, including the Young Eagles. The Apollo Edition Mustang will be donated and sold via auction at the Gathering of Eagles charity event, July 23, at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 – the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.

All proceeds from the sale of the car will benefit EAA youth education programs, including the Young Eagles, which has provided free introductory flights to more than 1.9 million young people since 1992, helping grow the next generation of aviators.

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‘Ford Apollo Edition Mustang’ to be auctioned for EAA Youth Aviators

July 9, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


Its July and you know what that means, a custom one-of-a-kind aviation themed Ford Mustang will be auctioned off for the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles program. This year Ford has donated the ‘Apollo Edition Mustang’ which pays tribute to NASA’s iconic Saturn V rockets that launched 24 astronauts to the moon between 1968 and 1972.

“The Ford Apollo Edition Mustang salutes man’s greatest technological achievement, with the ingenuity, precision, and power that defined the spirit of American innovation,” … Continue Reading

Racin’ Jason Betwarda’s Famous 1987 Fox-Body Mustang Returning to Action

April 10, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


One of the most iconic Fox-Body Mustangs of the 90’s is making a return to action. The white 1987 Mustang GT convertible with “Racin Jason” on the doors was by far the most known fox-body racer in the 90’s as it was featured in several Mustang magazines.

The ‘87 GT featured a built small block, tubbed rear end and a twin-turbo setup on a 5.0-based engine that propelled it into the 7’s regularly in the early 90’s. The best time it ever ran was a 7.56 at 187 MPH before it was stored away. … Continue Reading

Video: Shelby GT500 Driver saves his car from certain death

March 19, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


The thought of crashing your beloved vehicle at high speed would freak most people out but one Shelby GT500 driver kept his cool and saved his car from certain death. The driver of this 2013 Shelby GT500 had some type of brake failure while racing around Hockenheim ring in Germany and had to yank the wheel and slide to safety.

Check out the video and enjoy the passengers joy of not hitting the wall. … Continue Reading

January 2015 Ford Mustang Sales up 124%

February 4, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


Good news and bad news for Ford Motor Company, Mustang sales are up 124% in January compared to the same month from 2014 but month-to-month sales were down 8%. The month-to-month decline has to be concerning for Ford with the launch of an all-new Mustang and we are only four months into sales/deliveries.

Why the decline in month-to-month you might ask? One word, “Weather”, yes the cold temps and snow have blanketed much of the country and even a massive blizzard hit the Northeast shutting down several states for days. This would be my guess for the decline as it makes the most sense. Lets tap the brakes and see what happens in February before we say the 2015 Mustang is a failure. Keep reading for a complete breakdown of January’s sales figures. … Continue Reading

Official 2015 Shelby GT Details and Photos

January 18, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


Shelby American unveiled the first global Shelby GT muscle car, which is based on the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang GT. The new 627 HP 2015 Shelby GT was unveiled  at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in the Ford Motor Company display. Shelby is now taking orders on this post-title package with a price of $39,995 not including the base GT. Delivery of the vehicles are slated for the beginning of the second quarter of this year.

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December 2014 Ford Mustang Sales jump due to 2015 Mustang

January 6, 2015 Mustang News No Comments


Its no secret Ford Mustang sales jumped in December and the reason is plain and simple, the 2015 Mustang is selling like hotcakes. Considering December is one of the worst months to sell cars Ford Dealers found a way to move the all-new 2015 Mustang off dealer lots and into the hands of Mustang buyers.

The next two months are typically the worst in the auto business but something tells me Ford Mustang sales will continue to climb all the way till the Summer. As more and more eyes find their way to the 2015 Mustang expect to see sales climb for the next several months. For a complete breakdown on December sales keep reading. … Continue Reading