Ford Mustang News

  • 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag race car

    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 the car is powered by a new 5.2-liter supercharged V-8. Yes, the same configuration destined for the new Mustang Shelby GT500 super muscle car. It should deliver a quarter-mile ET in the 8.0-second bracket while topping 150 mph in the Cobra Jet. Beyond the engine, the new Cobra Jet benefits from...

  • 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
    10 millionth Ford Mustang gallops off the assembly line

    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...

  • 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

    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 edition, limited to just 19 units, also comes with a number of special features. First and foremost, the car dons a unique livery inspired by the design of a 2018 Ford GT Heritage Edition supercar that Hennessey took delivery of earlier this year. Both cars even feature the same “1” racing...

  • 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
    Order books now open for 50th anniversary 2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer

    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...

  • 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

    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 improvements. The go upgrades start with new tires. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires with a GT350-specific tread pattern and compound replace the previous GT350's Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Ford claims the staggered set of 295/35s up front and 305/35s in the rear on new 19-inch aluminum wheels will improve...

  • 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...

  • 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake continuation car
    Shelby finally puts the 1967 GT500 Super Snake into production

    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...

  • 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

    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 left the silver Mustang behind as lava approached his home. Hale said the Mustang had a dead battery at the time and needed a jump. Ultimately, it fell low on the priority list as friends and family helped him take scoop up anything they could ahead of the natural disaster. Hale reportedly owns a...

  • 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
    Ford will prune passenger car lineup to just 2 models in North America

    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...

  • 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...

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