Ford Mustang News

  • 50th Anniversary Ford Mustang Cobra Jet

    The very first Ford Mustang Cobra Jet was built in 1968. Now, 50 years later, Ford has a special anniversary version and this one packs serious heat under its hood. First shown in August, Ford on Tuesday brought the 50th anniversary Cobra Jet to the 2018 SEMA show in Las Vegas. Ever since that original Mustang drag racer debuted 50 years ago, Ford has cranked out a handful more across a number of decades. In 2008, a factory built Cobra Jet appeared and the car was capable of 8.0-second blasts down the quarter-mile. Just a year later, Ford built another Cobra Jet and has continued to do so...

  • Teaser sketch for 2019 CJ Pony Parts Ford Mustang GT debuting at 2018 SEMA show
    Ford earns trio of SEMA awards and Jeep grabs one too

    Ford arrives in Las Vegas every year ready to take charge at the SEMA show. This year is no exception, as the automaker has more than 50 vehicles on display. Ford isn't just there to show off some cool stuff though, as once again the Blue Oval takes home a handful of awards hardware. The F-150...

  • 2019 Series 1 Mustang RTR Powered by Ford Performance
    Ford and RTR Vehicles collaborate on Series 1 Mustang

    Professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and his RTR Vehicles team are working with Ford to develop a range of performance and style upgrades that can be added before a car leaves the dealership. The first is the Series 1 Mustang RTR Powered by Ford Performance announced Monday and due on sale in...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT Peformance Package Level 2
    Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee: Ford Mustang GT Performance Package Level 2

    Ford made the leap from muscle car to sports car with the current-generation Mustang, but the Blue Oval didn't finish the job. We drove the latest Mustang GT, and while it's good, it falls short of spectacular. Even the engineers knew it could be better, so they decided to tinker with it in their...

  • Mystery Ford Mustang teaser
    Ford teases V-8-powered Mustang hybrid, could be called Mach 1

    Ford buried a teaser for what appears to be the Mustang hybrid inside a promotional video that the automaker released on Friday. The automaker wants you to know it intends to build the future, not just talk about it. And suddenly the Mustang's future looks more intriguing. At the 0:37 mark of the...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 leaked on Instagram via @sinister_lifestyle
    2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 leaked

    The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is expected to make its debut in January at the 2019 Detroit auto show, but it appears the new snake just couldn't wait that long to slither out from under its covers. First reported on Thursday by Jalopnik, the new Shelby GT500 was shown to a group of...

  • Teaser sketch for 2019 CGS Motorsports Ford Mustang GT debuting at 2018 SEMA show

    This year's SEMA show is nearly upon us and Ford has previewed an assortment of modified Mustangs that are set to star. They've been prepared by some of most famous names in the aftermarket business, showcasing why the Mustang is one of the most popular vehicles to customize. First up is the Mustang of CGS Motorsports, a company that always brings a clean look, and this year looks to be no exception. The shop has taken a Mustang GT as the starting point and added all the best bits from Roush, including a supercharger. The custom ride also benefits from a Custom TS Designs wide-body kit and...

  • Ford Mustang sedan based on Falcon
    Someone built a Mustang sedan using an Aussie Ford Falcon

    The Ford Mustang never spawned a four-door model, although it's about to influence a future performance SUV with an electric powertrain. However, one individual has taken it upon his or herself to build what we see here. It's none other than a Ford Mustang sedan featuring the design of the...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    The deal is back: 800-horsepower Ford Mustang GT for $39,995

    For Mustang fans, there may be no greater dealership from which to buy the popular pony car than Lebanon Ford. This is the Ohio-based outfit that offers up serious power upgrades for far less cash than you think would be required. The latest offer? A 2019 Mustang GT packing 800 horsepower on sale...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Ford Mustang at the Nürburgring
    Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Mustang around the 'Ring

    You saw him drift around the Nürburgring earlier this year in a Ford F-150 Raptor. Now watch famous drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. return to the German racetrack in his 900-horsepower Ford Mustang Formula Drift car. As you may have guessed, the result is a lot of noise, tire smoke and even some...

  • 2019 Saleen 35th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang
    Saleen celebrates 35 years with commemorative 2019 Mustang

    Saleen celebrates 35 trips around the sun this year, and it's marking the occasion with a Mustang-based special edition. The car is appropriately called the SA 35, for Saleen Automotive 35, and just 10 examples will be built. These days, Saleen is actually an automobile manufacturer, but the...

  • The Warszawa M20 GT is a coach built Ford Mustang
    Can you guess the muscle car sacrificed for this Polish project?

    Polish coachbuilder KHM Motor has a vehicular vision and it all starts with the Ford Mustang, a sixth-generation Mustang GT. Using the V-8 steed as its base, KHM has reimagined the Mustang's muscular lines into something...quite different. It's called the Warszawa M20 GT, and it's meant to pay...

  • 2014 Shelby GT500 tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage

    A special 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake roared into Jay Leno's Garage for a new episode. Actor Jim Caviezel is the proud owner, and he's turned the car into a rolling tribute for the fallen members of SEAL Team Six aboard Extortion 17. Caviezel is heavily involved with the military and the idea to turn this GT500 Super Snake into a tribute came after he was inspired by a novel detailing what a group of SEALs experienced serving their country. The trident belonging to Chris Kyle sits proudly beneath the hold along with the names of 19 SEAL team members who lost their lives in Extortion...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro Turbo 1LE first drive
    Chevy Camaro engineering boss says Mustang's been "eating our lunch"

    The Chevrolet Camaro's chief engineer, Al Oppenheiser, knows the sixth-generation pony car hasn't been a runaway sales success. He offered up the truth when speaking to Automotive News (subscription required) in a Sunday report: the Mustang has been "eating our lunch." Oppenheiser made the comment...

  • Angelo Paletta loves all of his Ford cars
    Angelo Paletta worships at the altar of Ford in his own Car Cathedral

    There's no need to ask Angelo Paletta about which car company is his favorite. He has been a tried-and-true Blue Oval fan since his father was driving Ford products back in the 1950s. Now Paletta is grown up and his car collection has too. He calls it the Car Cathedral. Paletta's two-story garage...

  • 2019 Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Mustang on the dyno
    Hennessey's 808-horsepower Heritage Mustang hits the dyno

    Hennessey Performance Engineering in August unveiled the 2019 Heritage Edition Ford Mustang to celebrate hitting the 10,000-build milestone. The fiery red car, which features a design inspired by the livery of a 2018 Ford GT Heritage Edition supercar owned by Hennessey boss John Hennessey, is based...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    Ford's Mustang-inspired electric SUV won't use Mach 1 name

    Ford's performance-oriented electric SUV due in 2020 won't be called a Mach 1. Ford teased the possibility of using the name of the cherished Mustang trim for the SUV back in January, but a strong negative response from fans has persuaded the automaker to seek another name. "We put that out there...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    Next Ford Mustang said to be coming in 2021, and with available AWD

    Ford is in the process of developing a redesign for its Mustang, one that will see the car move to a modular platform now that the Blue Oval is shrinking its platform count to just five. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Monday that the redesigned Mustang, the seventh generation of a...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt finished in Kona Blue

    When shopping for the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, Dark Highland Green is the hue of choice. But, Ford has built one very special Mustang Bullitt finished in Kona Blue to raise money for a good cause. This one-off Mustang Bullitt will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Ford announced last Friday. The special Mustang's color makes it a one-off creation; all other 2019 Mustang Bullitt models may be had in the aforementioned Dark Highland Green hue or Shadow Black. Aside from the paint color, the charity Mustang Bullitt also features 19-inch gray wheels (the standard car wears...

  • Little Red Shelby GT 500 Ford Mustang prototype found
    1967 Ford Shelby GT500 prototype discovered after 50 years

    Long thought crushed and lost to time, a fascinating piece of Shelby and Ford history has recently been found. The car is known as "Little Red" and it's a one-off GT500 notchback coupe used by Shelby American to develop performance parts. Back in 1967, Ford sent Carroll Shelby and his team a...

  • 2018 Eagle Squadron Ford Mustang GT
    Eagle Squadron Mustang delivered to fan with $420,000 winning bid

    Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Ford Performance unveiled a special Mustang earlier this year. It's called the Eagle Squadron Mustang, and it went under the hammer during July's The Gathering (formerly the Gathering of Eagles), a charity evening in Oshkosh, Wisconsin supporting the Experimental Aircraft...

  • 2019 Ford Shelby GT
    2019 Ford Shelby GT debuts at 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

    Visitors to the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise on Saturday were treated to the debut of the latest offering from Shelby American: the 2019 Ford Shelby GT. After a brief hiatus, the Shelby GT returns to the market with revised looks and more power from its V-8. Available as a coupe or convertible, the...

  • Ford Performance Shelby FP350S
    Here's how Ford trains high-performance test drivers

    Being a test driver sounds like a pretty cool job. Automakers need people to log miles at every level of vehicle produced. Of course, this means that some test drivers have a lot more fun than others, such as Ford's tier-four drivers that get to pilot vehicles like the Mustang Shelby GT350-based...

  • 1967 Classic Recreations Ford Shelby GT500CR 545
    Classic Recreations will show its Shelby Mustangs in Monterey for first time

    Classic Recreations has been churning out continuation versions of some of America's most cherished muscle cars for some time now. What the company hasn't done yet, however, is show its wares in front of the crowds that attend Monterey Car Week. That changes this year as Classic Recreations will be...

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