Ford Mustang News

  • 2019 Ford Mustang

    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 to evaluate it," Jim Farley, Ford's president of global markets, told Automotive News (subscription required) in an interview published Monday after being quizzed about the name. "There are pros and cons. I don't want to handicap it at this point, but we got a very strong reaction from people." While...

  • 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
    One-off Kona Blue 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt to be raffled for charity

    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...

  • 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

    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 FP350S track car. At the moment, Ford says it has over 10,000 specially rated test-drive engineers. Of that lot, just 20 have completed the training required to earn a certificate unlocking tier-four status. These are the men and women that push Ford's performance vehicles to the limit. It's at that...

  • 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...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag race car
    2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet debuts with 5.2-liter supercharged V-8

    It was 50 years ago that Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca came out with the original Mustang Cobra Jet. Now Ford has unveiled a 50th anniversary special based on the sixth-generation Mustang, and it's the fastest and most powerful Mustang drag racer ever offered by the factory. The big news is that...

  • Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro
    Ford Mustang price climbs while Chevy Camaro gets a price cut

    Despite arriving in dealer showrooms just a month ago, the 2019 Ford Mustang has received a price increase. The refreshed 2019 Camaro, meanwhile, arrives with a price cut. It's not just a horsepower war as the automakers adjust their pricing strategies to capture sales and maximize profits. Ford's...

  • 2019 Steeda Steve McQueen Edition Ford Mustang Bullitt
    Steeda comes out with Steve McQueen Edition Ford Mustang Bullitt

    The folks at Steeda have come out with their own version of the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt that puts a little extra pep in the special muscle car built to celebrate this year's 50th anniversary of “Bullitt,” the movie in which Steve McQueen famously drove a Dark Highland Green Mustang...

  • Ford Mustang NASCAR Cup Racer
    Pony up: 2019 Ford Mustang NASCAR cup racer is ready for the track

    Hot on the heels of the 10 millionth Mustang built is the Ford Mustang NASCAR cup racer. The Blue Oval on Thursday revealed the cup racer ahead of its competition debut in the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series, where it will fill the shoes of the Fusion. Ford Performance and the design team's goal was to...

  • 10 millionth Ford Mustang

    After 54 years of continuous production, the 10 millionth Ford Mustang has galloped off the assembly line. To mark the occasion, Ford said on Wednesday that it invited 60 Mustang owners representing each generation of the ponycar to celebrate the 10 millionth car at its Flat Rock, Michigan, assembly plant. The owners plan to spell out the milestone production number with their cars and the automaker has arranged for a flyover salute by a P-51 Mustang fighter plane. Ford said it also plans for other celebrations at its Dearborn, Michigan, headquarters with employees. The 10 millionth Mustang...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt first drive
    2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt first drive review: noteworthy and nostalgic

    I want to be a hero. A hero reminds me of the best versions of me, especially when I can hardly muster enough courage to get out of bed in the morning. The 1968 Ford Mustang fastback sprayed in Dark Highland Green wasn’t a hero when it rolled off the line in January 1968 and onto the screen...

  • 2019 Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Mustang
    Hennessey's 10,000th car is an 808-horsepower Ford Mustang

    The folks at Hennessey Performance Engineering based in Sealy, Texas have been building fast cars since 1991. They've now unveiled their 10,000th build: the 2019 Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Mustang. It features Hennessey's HPE800 upgrade designed for the current Mustang GT, but this special...

  • Original Bullitt Mustang stunt car in Mexico
    The story of the other long-lost "Bullitt" Mustang

    Earlier this year, Ford brought the original 1968 Mustang from Steve McQueen's "Bullitt" film to debut alongside the 2019 Mustang Bullitt. But, fans of the film know two Highland Green Mustangs were used during filming: one "hero" car for McQueen and a stunt car. What became of the stunt car? It's...

  • Self-driving Ford Mustang to tackle Goodwood hill climb
    Self-driving Ford Mustang will tackle Goodwood hill climb

    Not only will Roborace bring its self-driving race car to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to take on the hill climb event, but another self-driving car will also be present. And it's not a futuristic piece of machinery, either. The car is none other than a 1965 Ford Mustang, but a heavily outfitted...

  • 1968 Ford Mustang from the Steve McQueen movie "Bullitt"
    Original "Bullitt" 1968 Ford Mustang heading to Goodwood Festival of Speed

    After making a surprise appearance at the 2018 Detroit auto show, the original 1968 Ford Mustang from the 1968 film "Bullitt" will cross the pond and make its European debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in southern England. The 1968 Mustang was the hero car driven by Steve McQueen in the film...

  • Teaser for 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag race car

    The Chevrolet COPO Camaro will have some new competition at the dragstrip this year. Order books are now open for the 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet—a purpose-built Mustang drag racer. The new Mustang Cobra Jet celebrates Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca's original model, and there are numerous nods to the nameplate's past. Foremost, Ford will build just 68 non-VIN production cars to honor the 1968 Mustang Cobra Jet's model year. And you read that right, the Cobra Jet won't be street legal. Customers can select either Race Red or Oxford White to mimic Tasca's 1968 original...

  • 2018 Eagle Squadron Ford Mustang GT
    Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT honors US pilots who defended Britain

    This year will mark the 20th time that Ford has supported the the Experimental Aircraft Association event called The Gathering. The EAA holds a number of events throughout the year, but it's The Gathering in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, that serves as the organization's largest fundraising opportunity. Ford...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
    2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 thunders in with upgraded aero, tires, brakes

    The Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is a special thing, with it's flat-crank 5.2-liter V-8 engine wringing out to 8,250 rpm. For 2019, it gets a host of improvements, Ford announced on Monday, ranging from performance to daily niceties. The most important updates for GT350 fans? The performance...

  • 2018 Ford Shelby Super Snake equipped with available wide-body kit
    2018 Ford Shelby Super Snake boasts new look, more power

    The 2018 Ford Mustang GT is an impressive bit of kit straight out of the box, especially when equipped with its Performance Package Level 2 handling upgrade. However, if you're the type that isn't satisfied unless we're talking insane levels of performance, Shelby American may be worth a close look...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt
    2019 Ford Mustang preview

    The sixth-generation Ford Mustang is entering its fifth year on the market and there's plenty that awaits you in showrooms if you haven't pulled the trigger yet. Speaking of triggers, the big news for 2019 is the arrival of a new Mustang Bullitt. The car celebrates this year's 50th anniversary of...

  • Teaser for 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 due in 2019
    Ford drops new photo of 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500

    Ford will launch a Mustang Shelby GT500 next year and the automaker has just dropped a new photo. This time it isn't a shadowy teaser we're talking about but a clear shot giving us a bird’s-eye view of the 700-plus-horsepower super muscle car. It joins a previous teaser shot and video, as...

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