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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.

Lowest mileage Ford Mustang Boss 429 in existence going up for auction

April 12, 2013 – 7:07 am | 2 Comments | 20,068 views
Lowest mileage Ford Mustang Boss 429 in existence going up for auction

Browsing through the list of cars scheduled to go across the block at RM’s upcoming auction of the Don Davis Collection, a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 caught our eye. The estimated sale price specifically …

Shelby announces new 2005+ Mustang parts and accessories for the track

April 11, 2013 – 10:12 pm | No Comment | 1,724 views
Shelby announces new 2005+ Mustang parts and accessories for the track

Shelby Performance Parts has introduced a new group of equipment to help enthusiasts gear up for the track as the spring season begins. The new parts add serious performance and safety to the 2005-2012 Ford …

Formula Drift Preview: Justin Pawlak and his Falken Tire Ford Mustang

April 10, 2013 – 1:17 pm | No Comment | 3,478 views
Formula Drift Preview: Justin Pawlak and his Falken Tire Ford Mustang

The Formula Drift season opener is this weekend on the street of Long Beach, CA, and each of the competitors has been busy throughout the off season preparing their cars to contend for the title. …

Mint 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible sells for $330,000 at Barrett-Jackson in Palm Beach

April 9, 2013 – 7:31 am | No Comment | 2,633 views
Mint 1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible sells for $330,000 at Barrett-Jackson in Palm Beach

Barrett-Jackson held their 11th annual Palm Beach auction this past weekend, and while the docket didn’t have quite the lineup of Mustangs as their Scottsdale event back in January, there was some pretty impressive sheet …

Five reasons why Ford should have built a 2014 Mustang Boss 351

April 8, 2013 – 12:25 pm | 21 Comments | 11,099 views
Five reasons why Ford should have built a 2014 Mustang Boss 351

Things have been a little quiet around the Mustang camp lately, if you haven’t noticed. After a steady barrage of updates the past few years, from the design refresh in 2010 to the powertrain updates …

Roush announces details, pricing for Ford Racing Aluminator engine upgrade

April 4, 2013 – 3:33 pm | One Comment | 3,184 views
Roush announces details, pricing for Ford Racing Aluminator engine upgrade

After launching their 2014 Mustang lineup last month, Roush Performance today revealed more details and pricing about the new Aluminator engine option for the Stage 3 Mustang. A collaboration with Ford Racing, the Aluminator engine …

Ford Mustang sales bounce back in March, but still behind 2012 numbers

April 3, 2013 – 11:08 am | No Comment | 684 views
Ford Mustang sales bounce back in March, but still behind 2012 numbers

Ford Mustang sales continue to climb in 2013, with the March numbers the highest so far this year, but the figures still remain well behind those posted in 2012. Dealers managed to move 7,688 Mustangs …

Eleanor Hero Car from Gone in 60 Seconds going up for auction at Mecum

April 1, 2013 – 10:25 am | 3 Comments | 7,701 views
Eleanor Hero Car from Gone in 60 Seconds going up for auction at Mecum

A true movie star will make its way down Mecum’s signature red carpet this May in Indianapolis. Known by most simply as “Eleanor,” the modified 1967 Ford Mustang from Touchstone Pictures’ “Gone in 60 Seconds” …

2013 Shelby 1000 officially revealed in NY

March 28, 2013 – 6:35 am | 2 Comments | 7,504 views
2013 Shelby 1000 officially revealed in NY

Last year Shelby made a huge splash at the New York Auto Show, introducing its most powerful Mustang yet, the Shelby 1000. Fast forward one year and the company is back again in the Big …

Ford kicks off Mustang’s 50th anniversary celebrations with new logo, licensed products

March 27, 2013 – 1:40 pm | 8 Comments | 2,932 views
Ford kicks off Mustang’s 50th anniversary celebrations with new logo, licensed products

The Ford Mustang will soon become the newest member of a very exclusive club – vehicles in continuous production for 50 years. To help mark this milestone, 50 companies will sell products including …

Vaughn Gittin Jr. reveals new Mustang RTR livery for 2013 Formula Drift season

March 26, 2013 – 2:17 pm | 2 Comments | 4,372 views
Vaughn Gittin Jr. reveals new Mustang RTR livery for 2013 Formula Drift season

Formula Drift Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. today announced the formation of the RTR Drift Team, their tentative 2013 worldwide schedule, and the reveal of his Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR livery. This year …

2013 Shelby 1000 previewed ahead of New York Auto Show debut

March 22, 2013 – 8:30 am | One Comment | 8,400 views
2013 Shelby 1000 previewed ahead of New York Auto Show debut

Shelby has announced that they will introduce the 2013 version of the most powerful production, street legal muscle car in the world on March 28, 2013, at the New York International Auto Show. The company …

Capaldi Racing gearing up for SCCA World Challenge season opener

March 21, 2013 – 12:56 pm | One Comment | 742 views
Capaldi Racing gearing up for SCCA World Challenge season opener

Capaldi Racing is heading to St. Petersburg, FL, for the 2013 Pirelli World Challenge season opener this weekend with Mustang veteran, Brad Adams, and Mustang newcomer, Ardee Toppe – both piloting brand new Mustang Boss …

2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet announced with new colors, features

March 20, 2013 – 7:51 am | 2 Comments | 7,377 views
2014 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet announced with new colors, features

The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet will live on another year, as Ford Racing has announced that they will once again offer the turn-key racer for 2014. Not much has changed from the previous model year, …