Posts Tagged ‘Mustang’

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LA 2011: Boss 302 and Shelby GT500 – Kings of the [Track and] Road…

November 16, 2011

Along with the standard V6 and GT Mustangs, Ford has also updated their high-performance duo, the Boss 302 and the Shelby GT500.

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LA 2011: Interim Mustang Debuts…

November 16, 2011

Ford has taken the covers off its 2013 model year Mustang update, the final update for the current model which originally debuted as a 2005 model. This model will fill in until an all-new Mustang is unveiled in 2014. Continue on for all the information…

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Chicago 2011: Shelby Unveils GT350 Convertible Mustang…

February 10, 2011

Remember the new Shelby GT350? Well Shelby has decided to add some drop top cool to the line up with the unveiling of a convertible version at the Chicago Auto Show today.

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Shelby GT350 details and prices released…

October 8, 2010

We’ve been waiting for this, and Shelby American has rewarded us for our patience by unveiling the true numbers behind their new GT350. And boy, what a beast she will be! Based on any old 2011 Mustang GT, Shelby’s first level of tune to the naturally aspirated engine is a ‘modest’ 320kW (430hp). Next up the model line, Shelby add a Whipple supercharger, helping the engine push out 390kW (525hp) – enough for a blistering 3.7 seconds 0-100km/h time! Oh? Is that not enough? Then the R tune is for you – 465kW (624hp) – enough to help you jettison planet earth!

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The BOSS is back!!!

August 15, 2010

Ford gave the green light only once before: In 1968, management approved a special Mustang – a car that sacrificed nothing in its quest to be the best all-around road-going performance machine ever created by Ford Motor Company. That car became the 1969 Mustang Boss 302, and it remains one of the world’s most sought-after examples of American performance.

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2011 F-150 Powertrains Announced…

August 12, 2010

Following a quick reveal of the Harley Davidson model for 2011, Ford has announced the complete engine line-up for the 2011 model F-150. Four engine options are the go with two V6’s and V8’s helping the F-150 become a class leader in power and towing, whilst still gain well and truly above average MPG.

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Another Year, Another Aviation-themed Mustang…

July 17, 2010

For the last couple of years, Ford has played a big part of the EAA AirVenture, offering up one-off Mustangs at auction to benefit the association’s Young Eagles program. Two years ago the AV8R Mustang brought in half a million dollars, while last year the AV-X10 ‘Dearborn Doll’ earned $250,000 for charity.

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2011 Mustang 5.0 ‘Coyote’ so tottaly underated…

March 26, 2010

InsideLine has managed to sneak a brand-new 2011 Ford Mustang GT equipped with Ford’s new 5.0 litre ‘Coyote’ V8 onto a dyno. Sounds great? Yea, of course! But the news we get from the dyno is even better – the Coyote is even more alive than first imagined!

So those figures seem to be smaller than the real ones, don’t they? Well factor in about 12% driveline loss and that’s a whopping 438hp (326kW – an additional 26hp) @ 6,600RPM, and a juicy 365ft-lb (500Nm) @ a wonderful 4,350RPM coming from only 5 litres of ignited dinosaur bones!

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2011 Mustang base price cheaper than Camaro…

March 26, 2010

The 2011 Mustang is yet to hit dealership floors in the U. S. of A and base model pricing has already been leaked. And the best part? It’s still cheaper than the Camaro!

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2011 Mustang GT 5.0 gets better mileage…

March 17, 2010

We reported to you recently that the new 3.7 litre V6 Mustang is the most fuel efficient 300hp + car. Well Ford’s continuing on it’s fast but frugal roll with the release of official EPA figures on the new 5.0 ‘Coyote’ powered 2011 Mustang GT.

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