Articles Archive for May 2010
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Stainless Works has announced a new line of longtube headers for the 2011 Mustang GT. The system is tig welded, constructed of 304 stainless steel and features 1 7/8″ primary tubes with 3/8″ thick flanges. Both a road-legal version with h-pipes and catalytic converters or an off-road version without cats is available. Pricing ranges from $950.00 for the base header system to $1,390.00 for the full off-road system.
[Source: Stainless Works]
It’s been just a few weeks since the 2011 Mustang hit dealerships, and already the new 5.0-liter v8 has been terrorizing drag strips. Evolution Performance of Aston, PA got its hands on one of the very first and immediately started working on preparing the car for the NMRA Atco, NJ event. Evolution fitted the car with a prototype cold air intake, 3.73 gears, Eaton Trutrac and D.O.T street tires, and pulled off an 11.65 @118.8 during qualifying. After adding a 100 shot of nitrous, which produced 469 rwhp and 512 …
Ford’s SVT engineers recently took out the new 2011 Shelby GT500 to Virginia International Raceway to see how the car would perform, and the results are nothing less than impressive. Thanks to the weight savings of the new aluminum block engine and the re-tuned suspension, the 2011 GT500 lapped the course over eight seconds faster than the 2010 model. You can watch the video below.
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As children, we learned that building blocks were fun. We could start with something small and easily add on as our imagination grew. However, as our interests turned to automobiles, it became clear that upgrades needed to be done all at once with little room to modify once installed.
Now that concept changes as ROUSH® Performance introduces a new Phased R2300 ROUSHcharger® lineup that allows a growth of horsepower and torque through the life of the unit. Owners can start at a base “Phase …
Shelby American has announced will expand the 2011 Shelby GT350 program to offer a normally aspirated version aimed at competition in Sports Car Club of America events and allow the street car to be ordered with an automatic transmission. The GT350 will be offered in both normally aspirated and supercharged versions as part of a post-title program through select dealers across the United States.
The normally aspirated version of the GT350 was driven by consumer demand. SCCA racing rules typically preclude a post-title added …
Ford Motor Company is teaming up with automotive lifestyle magazine DUB to roll out a specially customized version of the new 2011 Mustang, introducing the iconic sports car to a new generation of enthusiasts.
The DUB Edition Mustang is based on Ford’s outstanding new 3.7-liter V-6 Mustang and will be available this fall. A collaboration between Ford, DUB and Roush Industries, the DUB Edition Mustang will be offered as a coupe, convertible or with the best-of-both-worlds Glass Roof option. Both six-speed manual and automatic transmissions …