Articles Archive for June 2010
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Steeda Autosports, the World’s largest aftermarket manufacturer of Ford performance equipment is once again leading the performance market with their Cold Air Intake (CAI) specially made for the all new 2011 5.0L Mustang. This high performance CAI effectively opens up the intake system of Ford’s new five-liter power plant and allows it to breath much more freely than the stock intake system allows – taking your 2011 5.0L Mustang to the next level of performance.
The 2011 5.0L Mustang’s intake system from Ford …
With the addition of nearly two extra miles of pavement at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, many people were expecting the overall course record to fall. While that didn’t happen, several other records were broken, including one by a Ford Mustang driven by Clint Vahsholtz. The Woodland Park, CO native drove the course in 11:33.320, breaking the sixteen year old mark of 11:39.17.
Follow the jump for a gallery of Vahsholtz’s record-breaking run at Pikes Peak.
The 2011 Ford Mustang, which made history when it became the first car ever to deliver more than 30 mpg and 305 horsepower, has set a new record by running 1,457 laps at Bristol Motor Speedway while averaging 48.5 mpg.
The Mustang 1,000 Lap Challenge was designed to demonstrate that a stock production Mustang V-6 could run 1,000 laps and 533 miles on a single of tank of fuel. With the aid of fuel efficient driving techniques by Ford engineers, the Mustang far surpassed its …
Roush has released the first photos of the 2011 Stage 2 Mustang. The car uses the new 5.0-liter engine from Ford and features new suspension tuning including a wheel hop reduction kit.
The 2011 ROUSH Stage 2 Mustang is designed to turn that daily commute into a slalom course by greatly improving the handling characteristics of the base chassis. The ROUSH chassis engineering team has driven tens of thousands of miles on the streets and racetracks to create the optimum blend of comfort and handling. …
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DiabloSport has been hard at working developing a tuning program using their Trinity programmer for the 2011 Mustang, and the company has released a new preview video as a teaser for what’s to come. Their baseline testing yielded 370 horsepower @ 6600 rpm and 329 lb-ft torque @ 4400 rpm at the rear wheels using 93 octane. DiabloSport has yet to release official numbers, but a post-tune dyno test shows 392 horsepower and and 377 lb-ft torque at the same rpm’s. You can see the results in the video below.
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SCT has released their 2011 Mustang GT 5.0L Advantage III Custom Tuning software for SCT Custom Tuning Dealers. Using SCT’s Advantage III Custom Tuning software and one of SCT’s SF3 or X3 Performance Programmers, SCT Custom Tuning dealers can now custom tune the new 2011 Mustang 5.0L Automatic and 6 Speed Manual transmission vehicles!
In addition to the updated Ford Mustang custom tuning package, SCT has also released an updated pre-loaded tune revision for the SCT SF3 pre-loaded devices. This tune revision includes …
The 2011 Mustang has proven its worth on the track perhaps quicker than any other Mustang in history. The eleven and ten second barriers were broken just days after the 2011′s hit showroom floors, and already a Mustang has achieved a nine second time slip. The Mustang was built by Strictly Performance of Houston, TX and driven by Richard Lelsz. No information was given about what modifications were done to the car, but there’s video proof of the 9.96 sec @ 137 mph run. You can watch it below.
The 2011 Steeda Sport Edition 5.0L Mustang provides a distinctly different level of performance and at a price value that makes it an unbeatable deal in the performance vehicle market today. Priced at under $40,000, this performance machine takes a donor 2011 Mustang GT 5.0L and transforms it into a significantly improved handling stallion that provides improved driving dynamics and overall vehicle performance.Intended to be the entry level Steeda 5.0L Mustang, this Sport Performance Package provides the base key Steeda DNA elements …
Professional driver Vaughn Gittin Jr. knows what Mustangs can do – and he wanted to share that knowledge with Mustang enthusiasts who appreciate the car’s power and capability. Mustang RTR is Gittin Jr.’s vision for introducing a new generation of owners to Mustang, while catering to traditional Mustang enthusiasts. He helped develop the RTR package, which provides performance and appearance upgrades, to allow pony car lovers to make the most of their driving experience.
The 2011 Ford Mustang is known for its incredible performance and impressive looks, and now there’s a …
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SMS Supercars has released a new set of images of their 2010 offering, the 460 Mustang. Just 25 will be built this year, each featuring a supercharged 4.6-liter V8 putting out 470 horsepower and 460 lb-ft torque, 20-inch wheels, a sport suspension, as well as the company’s signature design features both inside and out. For those willing to wait, the SMS 302 Mustang will be available soon with the new 5.0-liter V8.
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[Source: SMS Supercars]