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President Obama calls the 2013 Shelby GT500 “sick”

January 31, 2012 – 11:18 pm | One Comment | 4,992 views
President Obama calls the 2013 Shelby GT500 “sick”

President Barack Obama recently visited the Washington D.C. Auto Show to check out the latest offerings from the automotive industry. The Commander-in-chief sat in a variety of cars including the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, Dodge Dart, …

Hagerty names Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca as one of 2012′s top ten future classics

January 30, 2012 – 5:30 pm | No Comment | 1,622 views
Hagerty names Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca as one of 2012′s top ten future classics

It’s pretty obvious that Mustang fans believe the modern Boss 302 will be a future classic, but what about the rest of the automotive community? According to Hagerty, at least, the Boss 302, specifically the …

Photo Gallery: Ford Racing displays the 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet at Daytona

January 30, 2012 – 4:42 pm | One Comment | 11,289 views
Photo Gallery: Ford Racing displays the 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet at Daytona

Ford Racing officially unveiled the 2013 Mustang Cobra Jet at the PRI Show back in December, with the latest version of the turn-key racer getting two both naturally aspirated and supercharged 5.0-liter V8 powertrain options …

Roush Performance Mustang Boss 302R claims opening victory of 2012 with win at Daytona

January 27, 2012 – 6:07 pm | One Comment | 1,248 views
Roush Performance Mustang Boss 302R claims opening victory of 2012 with win at Daytona

Billy Johnson, driving the No. 61 Roush Performance Mustang Boss 302R, led the final 18 laps to win Friday’s Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series BMW Performance 200. Johnson’s victory with teammate Jack Roush Jr. …

Mustang Boss 302R qualifies 1-2 at Grand-Am opener in Daytona

January 26, 2012 – 10:20 pm | One Comment | 734 views
Mustang Boss 302R qualifies 1-2 at Grand-Am opener in Daytona

The Ford Mustang Boss 302R started off the 2012 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season in the best way possible with the Roush Performance teams qualifying 1-2 at the season opener at Daytona Speedway. Shelby …

Roush Performance shows off Mustang Boss 302R race car with new 2013 bodywork

January 26, 2012 – 6:39 pm | 3 Comments | 6,193 views
Roush Performance shows off Mustang Boss 302R race car with new 2013 bodywork

The Grand-Am season kicks off this week at Daytona, and we’ll be paying close attention to the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge to see if the Mustang Boss 302R can finally topple the BMWs. One …

Report: 2013 Shelby GT500 capable of mid 11 second 1/4 mile times

January 26, 2012 – 8:40 am | No Comment | 10,773 views
Report: 2013 Shelby GT500 capable of mid 11 second 1/4 mile times

The lucky guys over at Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords have just published a new story on their inside access to the development of the 2013 Shelby GT500. We earlier showed you a similar story …

Galpin Ford claims title as largest Mustang dealer for 2011

January 25, 2012 – 4:31 pm | No Comment | 1,974 views
Galpin Ford claims title as largest Mustang dealer for 2011

The numbers are in, and Galpin Ford of Van Nuys, CA had laid claim to the highest volume Ford Mustang dealership in the country for 2011. Normally Galpin’s customizing shop, Galpin Auto Sports, is the …

Video: Sport Auto tests the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

January 25, 2012 – 2:34 pm | No Comment | 852 views
Video: Sport Auto tests the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

The Mustang Boss 302 is no stranger to being compared to others on track, although generally the comparisons are done at race courses in the United States like Car and Driver’s recent “Lightning Lap” at …

Vortech/Paxton announce 8-rib drive system upgrade for 2011+ Mustang supercharger systems

January 24, 2012 – 3:43 pm | No Comment | 535 views
Vortech/Paxton announce 8-rib drive system upgrade for 2011+ Mustang supercharger systems

For those that have a Vortech or Paxton supercharger installed on their 2011+ Mustang GT, the two companies have announced a new 8-rib drive upgrade designed to prevent belt slippage for high-boost and racing applications. …

2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca quickest in class for Car and Driver’s 2012 Lightning Lap competition

January 24, 2012 – 1:18 pm | 4 Comments | 2,164 views
2012 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca quickest in class for Car and Driver’s 2012 Lightning Lap competition

Car and Driver has just published their annual “Lightning Lap” competition, and this year the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss Laguna Seca was among the contenders. Needless to say, the Boss 302 did extremely well with …

SPEED TV announces winner of Ford Racing Champions Shelby GT500

January 23, 2012 – 12:29 pm | One Comment | 2,016 views
SPEED TV announces winner of Ford Racing Champions Shelby GT500

The winner of the biggest sweepstakes prize ever in Hagerty Fantasy Bid history – a one-of-a-kind Ford Racing Champions Shelby GT500 Special Edition Mustang – was announced today after the last of …

Barrett-Jackson 2012: Alice Cooper’s 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback sells for $51,700

January 21, 2012 – 9:29 pm | One Comment | 4,299 views
Barrett-Jackson 2012: Alice Cooper’s 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback sells for $51,700

The fact that Alice Cooper owned this Mustang doesn’t really do anything for us, but we can really appreciate the fact that it’s a very clean 1965 Fastback. Just under 36,000 miles are on the …

Barrett-Jackson 2012: 2013 Shelby GT500 durability car raises $300,000 for charity

January 21, 2012 – 9:16 pm | No Comment | 6,009 views
Barrett-Jackson 2012: 2013 Shelby GT500 durability car raises $300,000 for charity

Last week we told you about this unique Shelby GT500 prototype that would be going up for auction. The car was used as a test vehicle to develop the 2013 Shelby GT500 and was driven …