Ford Mustang News

  • RTR Ford Mustang Spec 3

    RTR Vehicles is back with more upgrades for the Ford Mustang. This time, the performance company offers a pony car with 700 horsepower. Founded by professional drifter Vaughn Gittin, Jr., the company has announced its 2019 Ford Mustang Spec 3, which includes the lofty 700-hp figure and a host of other performance parts. At the heart of the upgrades is a Ford and Roush-developed supercharger. The supercharger works with both automatic and manual transmissions for the Mustang and preserves the factory warranty. The 700-hp figure is achieved on 91 octane fuel, and the supercharger's 12 psi of...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT (Matt Dayka/For Motor Authority)
    Ford Mustang is the best-selling sport coupe globally, again

    Buyers have plenty of options to choose from, but when it comes to sport coupes, the Ford Mustang is king. In a Wednesday release, Ford said the Mustang claimed the crown for best-selling sport coupe globally once again. It's the fourth year running the Ford Mustang has earned the title. It likely...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance Package
    2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost gets slew of upgrades from Ford Performance

    Ford is slowly doling out infomartion on its 2020 model year updates for the Mustang. While the big news is the return of the Shelby GT500 sledgehammer, buyers interested in the 4-cylinder Mustang EcoBoost don't miss out on all the fun. The Blue Oval announced on Monday that the Ford Performance...

  • Ken Block's Hoonicorn Ford Mustang as a Lego kit, Photo: IachIan Cameron
    Ken Block's Hoonicorn Ford Mustang recreated with Legos

    Ken Block and his crew have created some wild rides, but perhaps none of them are as recognizable as the 1965 Ford Mustang known as the Hoonicorn. One fan took his love for the car to new heights with a version built entirely from Legos, Autoblog reported on Tuesday. This Hoonicorn re-creation...

  • 1967 Ford Shelby GT350
    Numbers matching 1967 Ford Shelby GT350 sells for $187,000

    A numbers matching 1967 Ford Shelby GT350 went under the hammer on Saturday at a Mecum auction held in Houston, Texas, with the final bid coming in at $187,000. That's quite the bargain considering, per the consignment information, the car is one of 52 specified as optioned, and only one of 1,175...

  • Mystery Ford Mustang teaser
    Ford files to trademark "Mustang Mach-E" name

    A new trademark filing points to a likely name for Ford's upcoming Mustang hybrid. The automaker has filed with the European Union Property Rights Office for the rights to the name "Mustang Mach-E." All Ford Mustangs first discovered the trademark fling and reported it on Tuesday. Motor Authority...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT (Matt Dayka/For Motor Authority)

    A new report claims to have dug up details on the next-generation Ford Mustang, and if it rings true, the current S550-generation car has a long life ahead of it. Sources outside of Ford shed light on the next Mustang's development plans, according to a Monday report from Automobile. The big news, quite literally, is these sources claim the next-generation Mustang, currently referred to as the S650, will grow in size—perhaps as large as today's Dodge Challenger. A quick spec rundown shows the Challenger measures 197.9 inches long and sits on a 116.2-inch long wheelbase. The current...

  • Fan-built 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Lego kit
    Fan-built Lego 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 captures the look of the real deal

    Lego bricks promise a never-ending world of creation. One builder has used only his creativity and Legos to build the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. That's correct, this car was not built from a kit with instructions or anything official from Lego. This one represents a builder's creativity...

  • First Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R rolls off the line at Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan
    Flat Rock plant will be home to Ford's next-gen Mustang, EVs

    Ford on Wednesday announced a shakeup in production plans for future electric and self-driving cars. Under the latest plans, the Flat Rock Assembly Plant south of Detroit will become a production hub for Ford's electric cars, though the site will also continue to build Mustangs—including a...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts Mustang RTR
    Ford and Vaughn Gittin Jr. find a 4-leaf clover to drift and celebrate St. Patrick's Day

    Ford got into the spirit of St. Patrick's day on Friday with the reveal of a Grabber Lime green color for the Mustang Shelby GT500, but it also sent professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. out to find four leaf clovers. Not the kind that lurks in the grass, but the type found across America's...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 in Grabber Lime
    Ford reveals Grabber Lime paint for 2020 Mustang--just in time for St. Patrick’s Day

    Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day, a day when bringing out your best green attire is entirely welcome, and to join in on the fun Ford has revealed the new Grabber Lime exterior color for the 2020 Mustang range. Naturally, the automaker chose to show off the bright green hue on the Mustang Shelby...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 limited to 180 mph, slower than Camaro ZL1

    When the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 hits the streets this summer, it will have a top speed slower than its arch-rival, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. According to a Wednesday report from Car and Driver, Ford will limit the Shelby GT500 to 180 mph. The Camaro ZL1 has a top speed of 202 mph, while the...

  • 1967 Ford Mustang Lego kit

    Occasionally, Lego creations don't quite mimic the real thing, but Lego and Ford have nailed it with this 1967 Mustang GT replica. Both companies announced the 1967 Ford Mustang GT as the latest in a series of car-related Lego projects on Friday and fans young and old should find a lot to appreciate with the latest kit. Consisting of 1,470-plus pieces, the Mustang GT boasts a detailed engine bay and interior (with a moveable gear selector and steering wheel), and a few customization options. Builders can choose to assemble a supercharger kit, place beefier side-exit exhaust pipes, add a tank...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    Ford Mustang may get a more powerful turbo-4

    Ford ditched the V-6 engine for the 2018 model year, but that leaves buyers with fewer choices than rival Chevrolet Camaro customers. Ford is also stuck with a larger power gap between the standard 2.3-liter turbo-4 and the 5.0-liter V-8 than Chevrolet. It looks like Ford has a remedy for the...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Australia Supercars race car
    2019 Ford Mustang Australia Supercars racer roars in

    Ford's Mustang is almost ready to start terrorizing the competition in the Australia Supercars touring car series. Ford on Tuesday unveiled the new Mustang race car destined to compete in the 2019 Australia Supercars Championship, where it will replace the Falcon sedan-based racer that has starred...

  • 1969 Ford Shelby GT500 prototype
    Shelby Mustang enthusiasts discover and reunite three GT500 convertible prototypes

    Decades kept them apart, but today, three 1969 Ford Shelby GT500 convertible prototypes are among each other's company again. In mid-January, Ford Performance detailed the endless pursuit for documentation that led to the discovery of the three cars, and it's nothing short of painstakingly...

  • 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang
    1964 1/2 Ford Mustang: 100 Cars That Matter

    Also-rans and wannabes would come and go, and some remain today, including the Chevrolet Camaro. But the Ford Mustang is the original pony car—a car that would define an entire segment in the years to come. The story began with Lee Iacocca, who championed a new kind of personal-luxury car...

  • Mystery Ford Mustang teaser
    Ford hybrid V-8 patent discovered, could power Mustang and/or F-150

    We've known for two years that Ford has a Mustang hybrid planned, but a new patent gives us a glimpse at what could be the electrified pony's powertrain. The best news: eight cylinders are pictured, which indicates any Ford Mustang hybrid will keep a V-8 engine and only add electric motors for more...

  • Auction of 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 with VIN ending in 001 on January 18, 2019

    Following the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500's debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford has used the potent pony car to give back to charity. The automaker sold the build slot for the first production example, the car bearing a VIN ending in 001, for charity on Friday at Barrett-Jackson's annual auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The final bid was a cool $1.1 million, placed by Barrett-Jackson's own chairman and CEO, Craig Jackson. Both Edsel Ford II and Aaron Shelby, grandson of the legendary Carroll Shelby, were present to help get the bids up. All proceeds...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    Ford will honor your 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 warranty if you take it to a racetrack

    The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is the the pinnacle of the pony car's six-generation lineup, and it's the most powerful production Ford ever made. It's designed to be a "track-ready car" Ford Performance boss Carl Widmann told Motor Authority. A track-ready car should be taken to the race track...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 needs its hood pins, here's why

    The king of the sixth-generation Mustang arrived Monday when the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 was unveiled at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. While its power output is a talking point, racers took note of its standard hood pins. Ford said the new snake will have over...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    Ford has no interest in setting record lap times with 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500

    The supercharged 5.2-liter V-8 engine of the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 could be heard throughout most of the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday as Ford Performance boss Carl Widmann cold-started, and revved, the snake at the Blue Oval's booth for Motor Authority...

  • 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake
    1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake sells for $2.2M, making it world's most expensive Mustang

    Here's one for the record books. A Mustang went under the hammer at Mecum's annual auction in Kissimmee, Florida, on Sunday and sold for $2.2 million, which makes it the most expensive Mustang in the world. That in itself is impressive but we'll remind you that the car was last sold in 2013 for...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, 2019 Detroit auto show
    Brothers from Tremec mothers: 2020 Shelby GT500 and mid-engine Corvette reportedly have same transmission

    The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 that made its debut on Monday at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and the forthcoming mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette may share one major component. Road & Track on Monday reported on a newsletter that appears to evidence the fact both...

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