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Site Editor Drew Phillips is a veteran automotive journalist with a passion for the Ford Mustang. In addition to founding the MustangsDaily, he also contributes to multiple Ford Mustang publications including 5.0 Mustang & Super Fords, Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords, Modified Mustangs & Fords and Mustang Monthly. He also co-authored the book "Weekend Projects for Your Mustang 2005-Today" published by Motor Books International.

Ford releases new photos, details on 2015 Mustang Convertible

February 28, 2014 – 8:44 am | 5 Comments | 7,548 views
Ford releases new photos, details on 2015 Mustang Convertible

Designed from the wheels up to deliver maximum droptop enjoyment, the all-new Ford Mustang convertible is a fantastic way to escape the daily grind of life and hit the open road. With its …

Need for Speed Ford Mustang movie car to be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction

February 27, 2014 – 4:08 pm | 2 Comments | 13,963 views
Need for Speed Ford Mustang movie car to be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction

A custom 2014 Ford Mustang GT starring in the new movie, “Need for Speed,” will be auctioned off for charity by Ford Motor Company at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction on April 12. Building on …

Mustang Club of America details 50th anniversary events in Charlotte and Las Vegas

February 25, 2014 – 4:03 pm | One Comment | 1,514 views
Mustang Club of America details 50th anniversary events in Charlotte and Las Vegas

Enthusiasts flocking to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway on April 16-20, 2014 to celebrate the Ford Mustang’s 50th birthday can enjoy activities beyond the track – from a cross-country pony drive and …

Photo Gallery: The first Ford Mustang ever sold

February 10, 2014 – 8:11 pm | One Comment | 2,474 views
Photo Gallery: The first Ford Mustang ever sold

At the Detroit Auto Show we showed you the first Ford Mustang ever built, a Wimbledon White convertible that was sold to an airline pilot from Newfoundland, Canada. Now we can show you another “first” …

Exclusive photos of the 2015 Ford Mustang’s EcoBoost engine

February 7, 2014 – 7:14 am | 5 Comments | 6,720 views
Exclusive photos of the 2015 Ford Mustang’s EcoBoost engine

The Chicago Auto Show opened its doors for the first of two media days today, and we joined the ranks of the automotive press to see the car company’s latest wares. As you might expect …

Shelby begins production at their new Las Vegas facility

February 6, 2014 – 3:29 pm | No Comment | 1,391 views
Shelby begins production at their new Las Vegas facility

Last summer Shelby announced that it would be opening a new production facility in Las Vegas, NV. The company’s headquarters were already in Sin City, but the new 135,000 square foot facility is now located …

Ford shows off new Mustang-themed pinball machine

February 5, 2014 – 3:46 pm | No Comment | 1,025 views
Ford shows off new Mustang-themed pinball machine

The all-new Ford Mustang headlines a trio of new pony car-themed pinball games to be revealed at the Chicago Auto Show. Crafted by Chicago’s own Stern Pinball, the Mustang-inspired games combine two prime examples of …

Ford Mustang sales kick off 2014 relatively strong

February 4, 2014 – 2:11 pm | No Comment | 720 views
Ford Mustang sales kick off 2014 relatively strong

For Mustang sales topped out at 3,881 in the month of January. While that doesn’t sound like much, it’s actually the best start to a year the Mustang has had since 2010. January is typically …

Vaterra releases new 1967 Ford Mustang R/C car

January 31, 2014 – 7:56 am | One Comment | 4,277 views
Vaterra releases new 1967 Ford Mustang R/C car

There are a fair number of remote control Ford Mustangs on the market, like this 2014 Mustang RTR from HPI, but the latest one from Vaterra will have doing your best Bullitt chase reenactment. The …

The top ten most expensive Ford Mustangs sold at auction

January 29, 2014 – 11:18 am | 2 Comments | 22,556 views
The top ten most expensive Ford Mustangs sold at auction

The Ford Mustang was originally built as a pony car for the working man – a performance bargain with as much bang for the buck as any other car on the road. That still holds …

Video: AmericanMuscle.com pits their two project Mustangs head to head

January 28, 2014 – 2:57 pm | No Comment | 874 views
Video: AmericanMuscle.com pits their two project Mustangs head to head

AmericanMuscle.com has built some pretty cool project Mustangs over the years, and the two latest are no exception – a 2014 Mustang GT that will get bolt-on performance upgrades and a 2006 Mustang GT that …

Photo Gallery: Classic Recreations Shelby GT500CR w/ Coyote 5.0L V8 crate engine

January 24, 2014 – 4:02 pm | 6 Comments | 5,873 views
Photo Gallery: Classic Recreations Shelby GT500CR w/ Coyote 5.0L V8 crate engine

If you like the idea of the classic Shelby Mustang shape with a modern twist, then you have to check out this car built by Oklahoma-based Classic Recreations. The company has taken its Shelby GT500CR …

Multimatic Motorsports Mustang Boss 302R claims pole for CTSC season opener at Daytona

January 23, 2014 – 4:57 pm | No Comment | 1,037 views
Multimatic Motorsports Mustang Boss 302R claims pole for CTSC season opener at Daytona

Jade Buford won his second consecutive Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge pole for the BMW Performance 200 at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, running a lap of 1:55.824 (110.651 mph) in the No. 15 Multimatic Motorsports …

Video: Mustang countdown looks back at 20 years of SVT

January 22, 2014 – 3:11 pm | 3 Comments | 1,112 views
Video: Mustang countdown looks back at 20 years of SVT

Ford has uploaded the most recent video in its “Mustang Countdown” series, and this time the spotlight has been put on the Special Vehicle Team, or SVT. The history of the modern Mustang has been …