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Video: Homemade Mustang Transformer takes over American Idol Audition

February 11, 2011 Mustang News, Videos No Comments


Its a tough way to get your 15 minutes of fame but Drew Beaumier of Fountain Valley, California did just that as he threw together a homemade Mustang Transformer costume to audition for American Idol.  Drew got creative as he pieced together a Ford Mustang power wheels to create his one-off Mustang Transformer.  The Idol judges which include Steven Tyler, Randy Jackson and Jennifer Lopez were in awe of Drew’s costume but in the end his “Born To Be Wild” serenade did not work out. Check out the video after the jump… … Continue Reading

Video: 2011 Super Snake vs 427 Shelby Cobra

February 7, 2011 Mustang News, Videos No Comments


Hot Rod Magazine recently got the opportunity to pit a 2011 Shelby Super Snake against a 427 Shelby Cobra in the ultimate quest to find out which of these is the baddest Shelby ever built.  Rob Kinnan from Hot Rod Magazine and Gary Patterson from Shelby American ran each Shelby vehicle through a road course and down the dragstrip to see which vehicle comes out on top.    Who takes the crown as the baddest Shelby ever?  Check out the video after the jump to find out…

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‘American Pony Builders’ TV show concept tries to gain traction

December 19, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments


A new TV show concept dubbed ‘American Pony Builders’ comes our way from the guys at R&A Motorsports who came up with an idea for a reality show centered around the Ford Mustang.  The TV show would feature Jeff Yergovich, R&A’s shop sales manager and 35-year veteran of restoring Shelby’s and Ford Mustangs as the host.  … Continue Reading

1000+ Horsepower Twin-Turbo GT500 dubbed ‘Code Red’ built by Shelby and Nelson Racing Engines

November 12, 2010 Mustang News, Videos 2 Comments


In the Ford booth at this years SEMA show Shelby American and Nelson Racing Engines had on display their 1000+ horsepower Twin-Turbo GT500 Mustang creation dubbed “Code Red”.  The two year collaboration between Shelby and NRE culminated with the prototype seen before you pumping out insane horsepower numbers well north of 1000 on pump gas alone.  Under the hood a 5.4-liter V-8 features twin 61mm Turbonetics turbochargers utilizing a dual fuel system with two separate tanks for pump and race fuel. … Continue Reading

Video: Jay Leno gets up close and personal with 2012 Mustang Boss 302

August 25, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

The latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage features Tom Barnes, Vehicle Engineering Manager for the Mustang going through the details of the new 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca package with Jay Leno. The video was filmed at the famed Laguna Seca Raceway around the same time the Mustang Boss 302 was unveiled. The video lasts for eight plus minutes and like all of Jay’s videos he injects his two cents along the way. Enjoy…

Motor Trend compares 2011 Mustang GT to the 2011 BMW M3 Coupe, Suprising Results!

August 25, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

The folks over at Motor Trend secured a 2011 Mustang GT, a 2011 BMW M3 coupe and the 1.8 mile Willow Springs road course to compare two vehicles with similar power and performance numbers.  These two vehicles are almost identical in terms of horsepower and torque except the 2011 BMW M3 costs $26K more than the 2011 Mustang GT, not grocery money by any means. … Continue Reading

Livernois Motorsports 2009 Shelby GT1000R on the dyno

August 21, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

The latest project from Livernois Motorsports is a 1,000 horsepower 2009 Shelby GT500 dubbed the GT1000R. What does 1,000 horsepower sound like, well crank up your volume and have a listen.

The 2009 Shelby GT500 “GT1000R” features a Ford GT aluminum block bored to 358ci with a 4.0-liter Whipple supercharger, kooks headers & off-road h-pipe, Magnaflow catback, BMR suspension and a 10-point roll cage for saftey. On the dyno the GT1000R made 1,006 horsepower and 916 lb-ft of torque. After the jump I have listed the complete parts list for the GT1000R if you are interested. … Continue Reading

2012 Mustang Boss Laguna Seca Caught Cruising on Woodward

August 20, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

Its Woodward Dream Cruise weekend and everybody is cruising up and down Woodward Avenue even the new 2012 Mustang Boss Laguna Seca edition. Check out the video above for a short clip of the new Boss Mustang on Woodward Avenue.

Fastlane Turbo disects the new 5.0-liter V-8 Crate Motor

August 16, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments

The new 5.0-liter V-8 motor pumps out some serious horsepower but what really makes this engine different from others. These questions and more are answered by the folks over at Fastlane Turbo. who have received one of the first 5.0 crate motors to tear apart. Fastlane’s Nick Field walks us through his likes and dislikes about Ford’s new 5.0-liter V-8 motor. Check out the video above.

Road & Track thinks were Stupid–Claims CTS-V coupe is faster than 2011 GT500

August 4, 2010 Mustang News, Videos No Comments


Here we go, more propoganda from the folks at Road & Track.  They are claiming a CTS-V coupe which weighs around 400 pounds more than the 2011 Shelby GT500 is faster 0-60 and in the quarter-mile.  The CTS-V coupe has a 6 horsepower advantage and 41 more pound-feet of torque but weight difference should do it in.  Check out the video after the jump and try not to punch your monitor. … Continue Reading