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2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible to be unveiled in Detroit next month

December 29, 2011 – 6:10 pm | No Comment | 1,295 views
2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible to be unveiled in Detroit next month

Last month Ford unveiled the 650 horsepower 2013 Shelby GT500 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and its probable that very few Mustang fans came away unimpressed. Those that prefer their driving with the top …

New Product: Steeda Vented Cowl Hood for the 2010-2012 Mustang

December 28, 2011 – 11:34 am | No Comment | 659 views
New Product: Steeda Vented Cowl Hood for the 2010-2012 Mustang

Steeda Autosports has announced the availability of their new vented cowl hood for all 2010-2012 Mustang models excluding the Shelby GT500. Part #307-Q2012, the hood features a subtle 1-inch cowl for an aggressive yet understated …

2013 Mustang Boss 302 debuts in Grabber Blue

December 27, 2011 – 4:07 pm | 2 Comments | 46,230 views
2013 Mustang Boss 302 debuts in Grabber Blue

In addition to the styling and graphics changes to the Mustang Boss 302, a new slate of colors is also being offered for 2013. School Bus Yellow, Grabber Blue and Gotta-Have-it-Green have been added to …

Special 2013 Shelby GT500 to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson

December 24, 2011 – 11:59 am | No Comment | 1,889 views
Special 2013 Shelby GT500 to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson

For the past several years Ford has partnered up with Barrett-Jackson to auction off vehicles for charity. Last year a one-off Grabber Blue Boss 302 Laguna Seca was sold for $450,000, and in previous years …

Shelby to unveil new Mustang at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show

December 23, 2011 – 9:49 am | No Comment | 1,930 views
Shelby to unveil new Mustang at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show

This past year Shelby unveiled several of their new Mustangs at the major auto shows, including the 2012 GT350 at the Chicago Auto Show in February and the 2012 GT500 Super Snake and the 2012 …

New Product: The Driveshaft Shop Carbon Fiber Driveshaft for the 2005-2010 Mustang GT

December 21, 2011 – 4:12 pm | No Comment | 1,241 views
New Product: The Driveshaft Shop Carbon Fiber Driveshaft for the 2005-2010 Mustang GT

The Driveshaft Shop has recently announced the availability of their new carbon fiber driveshaft for the 2005-2010 Mustang GT. Part #PDSH9-C-CV1, the lightweight 3.25-inch one-piece driveshaft has been specially developed to be the lightest and …

NHTSA drops investigation of 2011+ Mustang’s 6-speed MT-82 transmission

December 20, 2011 – 2:34 pm | 19 Comments | 3,369 views
NHTSA drops investigation of 2011+ Mustang’s 6-speed MT-82 transmission

Back in August the NHTSA opened an investigation into the 2011+ Mustang’s Getrag MT-82 6-speed manual transmission after owners reported cold shifting problems, binding gears, difficulty engaging in shifts and excessive noise and vibration. Last …

Ford announces new licensed reproduction 1967 Mustang Convertible body shell

December 20, 2011 – 8:13 am | No Comment | 3,046 views
Ford announces new licensed reproduction 1967 Mustang Convertible body shell

After unveiling a licensed 1965-1966 Mustang Convertible body shell at SEMA earlier this year, Ford has officially announced the availability of a 1967 Mustang Convertible body shell. This newest officially licensed Ford Restoration part is …

New Product: NMRA Coyote Stock Sealed 5.0L V8 Crate Engine

December 19, 2011 – 3:03 pm | No Comment | 471 views
New Product: NMRA Coyote Stock Sealed 5.0L V8 Crate Engine

 
With the announcement of the new Coyote Stock racing class for the 2012 NMRA season, Ford Racing Performance Parts has announced the availability of a new sealed version of the Coyote 5.0L V8 crate engine, …

Video: DPM Racing’s Procharged 2011 Mustang runs a 9.79 @ 137 mph

December 19, 2011 – 2:45 pm | No Comment | 939 views
Video: DPM Racing’s Procharged 2011 Mustang runs a 9.79 @ 137 mph

The performance potential of the 2011+ Mustang 5.0 is well documented, with even slightly modified cars running in the 9′s and some even dipping down into the 8′s. The most recent example is a 2011 …

New Product: Steeda Functional Rear Wing for the 2010-2012 Mustang

December 16, 2011 – 1:25 pm | No Comment | 2,719 views
New Product: Steeda Functional Rear Wing for the 2010-2012 Mustang

For those that want a rear wing that is a compromise of street and track usability, Steeda as just released a new functional rear wing for the 2010-2012 Mustang. Previous Steeda designs have appeared on …

2013 Ford Mustang Order Guide

December 14, 2011 – 8:24 am | No Comment | 29,489 views
2013 Ford Mustang Order Guide

For those of you hoping to put a 2013 Mustang in your garage next year, you’ll want to check out the newly released order guide showing all of the various options and features available for …

1965 Shelby GT350 barn find to go up for auction at Barrett-Jackson in January

December 13, 2011 – 9:49 am | No Comment | 3,430 views
1965 Shelby GT350 barn find to go up for auction at Barrett-Jackson in January

The annual Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, AZ always has an amazing selection of cars up for grabs, and it looks like this year will be no different. One vehicle we’re keeping our eye on is this …

Photo Gallery: Hennessey HPE700 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

December 12, 2011 – 3:39 pm | 5 Comments | 8,857 views
Photo Gallery: Hennessey HPE700 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

Back in August the Houston-based Hennessey Performance Engineering first started dabbling with the 2012 Mustang Boss 302, adding an extra dose of horsepower to the car via forced induction. Since then they have launched two …