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The 1964 Mustang ‘Shorty’ Prototype

August 8, 2014 Mustang News No Comments


The 1964 Ford Mustang ‘Shorty’ prototype was designed by Vince Gardner and by all accounts this pony should have met the crusher like all the others but it was saved in a roundabout way. The name ‘Shorty’ is due to the fact its 16-inches shorter than the original 64′ Mustang.

For some reason Mr. Gardner would not let his masterpiece meet its demise so he stashed it away in a warehouse unbeknownst to Ford. … Continue Reading

Video: 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Years Limited Edition in motion

August 8, 2014 Mustang News No Comments


Ford has released some nice b-roll video of the 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Years limited edition model. Keep reading to check out the video. … Continue Reading

50 Years Limited Edition Quarter Window

August 7, 2014 Mustang News No Comments

Quarter windows for 2015 Mustang 50 Years Limited Edition

You might be asking yourself why is he posting a photo of a Mustang quarter window. Well Ford has created an industry-first louvered glass for the upcoming 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Years limited edition model.

Ford partnered with Magna International to design and build quarter windows with a louvered look unique to the 50 Years Limited Edition Mustang. Its the first time Ford or anyone has created such a unique feature for an automobile. Keep reading to see a high-res image. … Continue Reading

F-35 Lightning II edition 2015 Mustang Sold for $200k at EAA AirVenture

August 7, 2014 Mustang News No Comments

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The one-of-a-kind aviation themed F-35 Lightning II Ford Mustang sold for $200,000 at the Gathering of Young Eagles event on July 31. All proceeds from the auction benefited the EAA Young Eagles program which provides introductory flights for young people. Keep reading to check out a gallery of this amazing one-off vehicle. … Continue Reading

July 2014 Ford Mustang Sales were Good and Bad!

August 6, 2014 Mustang News No Comments


Ford Mustang sales figures were released for the month of July and there’s good news and bad news with it. The good news, Mustang sales were up close to 14% from the previous year but month-to-month sales were down about the same percentage points.

Has the downturn finally hit Mustang sales as the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang awaits production. My guess is yes Mustang sales will dive deeper as dealer stock start to dry up awaiting the arrival of the most anticipated Ford Mustang ever. Production for the 2015 Mustang is set to begin this month with deliveries starting in September. Check below for a complete rundown on July Ford Mustang sales. … Continue Reading

Official photos of F-35 Lightning II edition 2015 Ford Mustang released by Ford

July 25, 2014 Mustang News No Comments

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The official photos of the newest one-of-a-kind aviation themed F-35 Lightning II Ford Mustang have hit the web. Ford released a bevy of photos showing the new F-35 2015 Mustang in all its glory and we must say this vehicle is impressive.

This one-of-a-kind aviation themed Mustang will be one of the first 2015 Ford Mustangs sold to the public through an auction. Ford design manager Melvin Betancourt and Mustang chief engineer Dave Pericak led the design and engineering teams that developed this unique car.

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2016 Shelby GT350 rendered off Spy Photos

July 22, 2014 Mustang News 1 Comment


The recent spy photos of a new SVT Mustang caught testing at the Nürburgring have given a few artists a platform to create what they think the 2016 Shelby GT350 will look like. The two renders offer some design insight into what Ford may be doing with the new upcoming SVT Mustang product. Keep reading to view both renders and let us know what you think in the comments. … Continue Reading

All-New Suspension and Three Braking Systems for 2015 Ford Mustang

July 21, 2014 Mustang News 2 Comments


With new fully independent front and rear suspension systems, the all-new sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang is expected to be the nimblest and most comfortable example of the breed to date. The EcoBoost Mustang and Mustang GT fastback customers can also add an available performance pack for maximum all-around capability, continuing 50 years of Mustang personalization.

“When we began development of the sixth-generation Mustang, we knew we had a challenge ahead of us to beat ever-increasing customer expectations, as well as new competitors in the marketplace,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development. … Continue Reading

2014 American Muscle Car Show set for August 16th

July 21, 2014 Mustang News No Comments


One of the largest Mustang shows in the country is set to take place August 16th at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pennsylvania with an expected turnout of over 2,000 Ford Mustangs. American Muscle as you may know is one of the most well known aftermarket parts suppliers for Mustangs on the planet.

Their 2014 American Muscle Car Show is shaping up to be even larger than last years with automotive legend Chip Foose returning to headline and sign autographs. … Continue Reading

Official 2015 Mustang horsepower numbers released: GT gets 435 hp, EcoBoost 310 hp

July 17, 2014 Mustang News No Comments


The official horsepower and torque numbers were released by Ford today and like most folks were speculating the 2015 Mustang GT gets a modest jump to 435 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque. The anticipated 2.3-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine gets a rating 310 horsepower and 320 lb.-ft. of torque. The 3.7-liter V6 loses 5 horsepower as it drops to 300.

For more on the official horsepower and torque ratings check out the press release below. … Continue Reading