Ford Mustang News

  • 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake continuation car

    As the saying goes, “better late than never.” That's certainly applicable to the 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, which Shelby American will finally produce as a limited edition continuation model. During the 1960s, Shelby built a demonstration Mustang for Goodyear powered by a lightweight 427-cubic-inch race engine lifted from a Le Mans-winning Ford GT40, branding the car the Shelby GT500 Super Snake in the process. It was thought to be producing 520 horsepower upon its debut, which was a crazy figure for the time. Seeing the opportunity, Shelby dealer Don McCain was keen to...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT Peformance Package Level 2
    2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Package Level 2 first drive: making it a real sports car

    The Ford Mustang was born a pony car, but it’s worked tirelessly for most of the last decade to move past its roots. To become a true sports car. The reintroduction of the Boss 302 in 2012 came close, but only in 2015 did Ford finally ditch the Mustang's solid rear axle for modern technology...

  • Lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano consumes a Ford Mustang
    Owner of Ford Mustang that melted in Hawaii speaks out

    Remeber video showing lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano engulfing and melting a Ford Mustang? The video quickly spread across the internet, and the owner has spoken out since the lava reached his home on the state's Big Island. In an interview with WX Chasing, owner Michael Hale explained why he...

  • Lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano consumes a Ford Mustang
    Watch lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano melt a Mustang

    Lava and hot gasses have spewed out of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island since Thursday, causing the evacuation of thousands of residents in the surrounding area. There haven't been any injuries but approximately 35 structures have been destroyed by the various fissures that have opened up...

  • 2018 Roush Jackhammer Mustang
    Roush reveals Jackhammer Mustang capable of 710 horsepower

    If you're looking to add serious power to your Mustang, one of the best in the business is Roush. The Livonia, Michigan-based company late last year came out with a supercharger upgrade for the Mustang GT that lifts output to over 700 horses. Now Roush has unveiled a special edition Mustang dubbed...

  • Jay Leno looks at the 1968 and 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt
    Jay Leno drives the original Bullitt Mustang alongside the 2019

    Mustang fans the world over rejoiced earlier this year when the original 1968 Mustang from the movie "Bullitt" resurfaced. At the same time, Ford showed off a brand-new 2019 Mustang Bullitt. Jay Leno trekked to the Ford Proving Grounds to take a look at both cars for this episode of "Jay Leno's...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

    Get ready to say goodbye to beloved nameplates such as the Fusion and Taurus, as well as the Fiesta, as Ford has confirmed that its passenger car lineup will be pruned to just two models by around 2020: the Mustang and Focus Active (a soft-roader version of the redesigned 2020 Focus.) The move is only for North America where Ford sees the shift toward utility-type vehicles such as SUVs, pickup trucks and commercial vans as permanent. Ford made the confirmation Wednesday during a presentation for its first quarter earnings results. The strategy was first hinted at last October following a...

  • Go see the original Bullitt Mustang in D.C.

    If you're a fan of Steve McQueen and the 1968 film "Bullitt," you have a soft spot in your heart for a certain Highland Green machine. The 1968 Ford Mustang used during filming was recently found and now it has returned to the spotlight. It's getting an even bigger light cast its way because the...

  • Teaser sketch for Classic Recreations 1969-1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429
    Classic Recreations ready to churn out original Boss and Mach 1 Mustangs

    It's been a while since we last heard from the folks at Classic Recreations, but they've been busy. It turns out the Oklahoma-based company has secured a license from Ford to recreate some of the automaker's most cherished Mustangs. We're talking the 1960s-era Boss 302 and 429, as well as the Mach...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang NASCAR teaser
    Ford Mustang to replace Fusion in NASCAR in 2019

    Automakers have been racing sedans in NASCAR for decades. Sure, a number of coupes have battled for left-turn supremacy, but it's typically an arena filled with four-door bodies reminiscent of their production-car cousins. For Ford, that's set to change for the 2019 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup racing...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots and video

    Ford engineers are out testing the next step in performance for the sixth-generation Mustang: the Shelby GT500. The new model will fill the void left by the previous generation’s Shelby GT500 and is confirmed for sale in 2019, likely as a 2020 model. Ford has already given us our first look...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT (Australian spec)
    Ford Mustang to take on Australian Supercars series from 2019

    Ford pulled out of Australia's Supercars race series at the end of 2015 as the automaker's local division prepared to end production of its Falcon sedan, which served as the basis of Ford's entry in the thrilling touring car series. Soon, though, the Blue Oval will make its return. Supercars...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt

    Drivers, open your wallets. Preorders for the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt are open at dealerships across the U.S., and the car is priced at $47,495 (including a mandatory $900 destination charge). That's $7,405 more than the Mustang GT Premium, but the extra dollars do a lot more than add Bullitt badges, wheels, and that beautiful Dark Highland Green paint (it's the position of Motor Authority that the Bullitt's other available color, Shadow Black, does not exist). CHECK OUT: Long-lost 1968 Mustang from “Bullitt” likely worth millions Ford boosted the 5.0-liter V-8 from 460 to 480...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang in Need for Green color
    Top o' the morning, there’s a new green color for the Ford Mustang

    Just in time for Saint Patrick's Day comes the arrival of a new green color option on the 2019 Ford Mustang. The Blue Oval announced on Friday the new Need for Green paint color for its iconic pony car. No matter the day, this color will be hard to miss as it's quite bright. Those seeking to fly...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    Everything we know about the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

    You didn’t think Ford was just going to sit back and let Chevy and Dodge enjoy all the bragging rights in the muscle car world with their respective Camaro ZL1 1LE and Challenger SRT Demon models, right? Nope. The Blue Oval is working on a new Shelby GT500 based on the sixth-generation...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
    700-plus-horsepower 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 teased

    Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] held a press conference to discuss its electrified future today, and during the show the company dropped some news that will prove electric for fans of performance cars. Ford teased the most powerful street legal production model to ever come from the Blue Oval, the...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang GT Convertible California Special
    Ford Mustang GT California Special returns for 2019

    The 50th anniversary Bullitt Mustang isn't the only special version of Ford's muscle car icon being introduced for 2019. The Blue Oval on Monday announced the return of the Mustang California Special, a special treatment that dates back to the original Mustang. “People have been talking a lot...

  • Lee Iacocca 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang for sale
    Rare Iacocca Ford Mustang heads to Barrett-Jackson auction

    If you're a Ford Mustang fan, you owe a debt of gratitude to Lee Iacocca. He is part of the reason the car came to be, as he helped push it into development and onward to production. The rest is history as the Mustang has been a Ford icon for decades. To honor Iacocca, a 45th anniversary car was...

  • Page taken from a brochure for the 2018 Ford Mustang

    There's a new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 coming next year, and according to Ford it will pack over 700 horsepower. We've heard that the final figure might be closer to 800 horses and now a clue may have come our way in the form of potential Easter egg tucked away in an online brochure for the 2018 Mustang. Thanks to an eagle-eyed Reddit user, we've learned that page eight of the 24-page brochure shows the 2018 Mustang's digital gauge cluster, which just so happens to show a car in 7th gear and traveling at 72 mph. Put 7 and 72 together and you're looking at 772. Yes, we could be looking at a...

  • Lebanon Ford is back with a new 2018 Mustang Hellion for $50k
    Lebanon Ford is back with 800-hp 2018 Mustang Hellion for $52k

    Lebanon Ford made headlines last year when it decided to build and sell some high-horsepower Mustangs. For around $50,000, the Dayton, Ohio-area dealer would sell you a 2017 Mustang making 800 horsepower at the wheels. With a bit more cash and some extra parts, that 800 horsepower could become...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, 2018 Detroit auto show
    2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt video preview

    Fifty years ago a car chase on the streets of San Francisco between a Mustang and a Charger made movie history—at least for gearheads. That movie was "Bullitt" starring the ultra-cool Steve McQueen. In the years since, Ford has released two special edition Mustang Bullitt models and for 2019...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, 2018 Detroit auto show
    50th Anniversary 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt cranks out 475 horsepower

    Fifty years after Steve McQueen chased a 1968 Dodge Charger in a Dark Highland Green '68 Mustang to the delight of gearhead movie fans, Ford is releasing its third special edition model to commemorate that iconic movie car. That movie was "Bullitt" and the 50th anniversary Bullitt Mustang is the...

  • 1968 Ford Mustang from the Steve McQueen movie "Bullitt"
    Long-lost 1968 Mustang from “Bullitt” likely worth millions

    Ford on Monday unveiled the new 2019 Mustang Bullitt at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but the special car, launched to mark this year's 50th anniversary of the “Bullitt” movie, was joined by another special car: the actual 1968 Ford Mustang driven by Steve...

  • Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 teaser
    Next Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 teased in Detroit, coming in 2019 with 700+ HP

    Ford made Mustang news here in Detroit with a third go at the Bullitt Mustang (a fourth if you count the original movie car as the first), but the Blue Oval teased an even meaner pony car on Monday evening of the 2018 Detroit auto show's press days. Ford didn't trot out a car, or show a teaser shot...

Follow Us on Instagram @motorauthority