Mustang and America

 
Colton Whiteside, Justin Balderama, and Curtis Gabriel train horses in Florence, Ariz.

Wild horses, part three: The land of second chances

Cinders from a campfire pop and explode like fireworks somewhere in the desert outside Yuma. They trace arcs toward an infinite number of stars in the ink-black sky above, each its own possible world, an infinite number of futures spinning out of reach in dizzy orbit. The sparks turn to ash, then... read more

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Portland Cars & Coffee Mustang Day

At Portland’s Cars & Coffee, the Ford Mustang still means America

At a gas stop at a Chevron in Lakehead, California, I stop in the middle of the candy aisle to read email. “Hey! Why does your license plate say DIE?” The voice... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Mustang GT at Palomino Valley’s National Wild Horse and Burro Center

Wild horses, part two: Horses with no names

Nobody needs a mustang, but the United States of America owns thousands of them. Some roam the dun-colored hills outside the indistinct suburbia that shrouds Reno, Nevada... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Mustang GT in Terlingua, Texas

Terlingua, Texas: Where Carroll Shelby’s rat pack let their Mustangs run wild

TERLINGUA, Texas—On a scalding May afternoon, it’s not easy to see how Carroll Shelby saw dollar signs between the stubby cacti nestled among the yellow rocks... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Mustang GT and 2018 Ford GT

Ford GT and Ford Mustang GT: A celebration of performance

One’s a race car that wears almost no disguise. The other is an American icon. They’re both Fords, and they’re both GTs. But as you might guess... read more December 4, 2018 by


 
1968 Ford Mustang from Bullitt and 2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt

Ford Mustang iconology: Pony car's ups and downs

The Ford Mustang might be the ultimate automotive success story. Born from humble beginnings, the Ford Mustang is an enduring icon that has had its share of ups and downs... read more December 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Mustang GT Peformance Package Level 2

History of the Ford Mustang GT

With its 460-horsepower 5.0-liter V-8, the 2018 Ford Mustang GT offers ready-made power for the masses. It’s not the top performer in the lineup, but it is Ford’s... read more December 4, 2018 by


 
Velma Bronn Johnston (Alternate crop, Denver Public Library, Western History/Genealogy collection)

Wild horses, part one: The misfits

Mrs. Velma Johnston typed letters, filed carbon copies, and answered the phone at the insurance office where she worked as a secretary. She dressed conservatively, smiled... read more December 3, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Mustang GT

We built our own 2018 Ford Mustang GT this way; here’s why

Building a 2018 Ford Mustang is a "Choose Your Own Adventure" story. With so many options and trim levels, it’s unlikely your Mustang will ever meet an exact twin in... read more December 3, 2018 by


 
 

 
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