Ford Mustang News

  • 2018 Ford Mustang

    The V-6-powered Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang is dead. As part of the popular pony car's 2018 refresh, Ford is killing the entry level engine, just three years after reducing it to a supporting role. Aside from the mid-1980s Fox body, Ford has always sold the Mustang with a 6-cylinder. The 2018 model marks the end of that run. Forgive our eulogizing, but the V-6 Mustang's death is all the more tragic because it was finally starting to get good. After Ford put the fifth-generation's wheezy 4.0-liter out to pasture at the end of the 2010 model year, it replaced it with a fine 3.7-liter...

  • “Vicious” 1965 Ford Mustang by Timeless Kustoms
    A vicious ’65 Ford Mustang with 1,000 hp drops by Jay Leno’s Garage

    A 1965 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang with 1,000-at-the-wheels-horsepower is the feature of the latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage. However, high horsepower isn’t what impresses the most about this Mustang. Rather, it’s the thought and meticulous work that’s gone into...

  • 2017 VLF Rocket V8
    Mustang-based Rocket super muscle car added to VLF lineup

    Remember the Galpin Rocket? The 725-horsepower beast based on the sixth-generation Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang, co-designed by Galpin Auto Sports and Henrik Fisker. Unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show, the car turned out to be quite a hit and was even selected for the opening scene...

  • Jack Diamond from Car Bros walks you through his Craigslist buying process
    Dealing with Craigslist buyers summed up in one video

    Craigslist is a wonderful tool that connects buyers and sellers of all sorts of goods. You can buy everything from a nightstand and a coffee maker to a house and a helicopter. Heck, you can even buy people if you look in the right sections...at least for an hour or so. If you're a car enthusiast...

  • 2015 Ford Mustang electronic line lock
    Ford Mustang Hybrid due in 2020, and it may be powerful

    We all knew this day was coming, but it's just something an auto enthusiast can't prepare for. A Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang Hybrid is happening, and it will be here in just a handful of years. To be specific, 2020 is when the Mustang will add a hybrid model. Details are slim, but Ford...

  • 2017 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
    2017 Ford Mustang preview

    Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] sixth-generation Mustang made waves when introduced for the 2015 model year. Finally, we were graced with a Mustang with independent rear suspension, which together with the steering and other chassis tweaks helped to deliver sports car-like handling. Since then...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang GTT by Zero to 60 Designs, 2016 SEMA show

    Remember the Ford GT-inspired custom Mustang from this past SEMA show, the one done by Zero to 60 Designs so well that Ford said it couldn't be called a Ford? Now you can buy it. Zero to 60 Designs is offering a limited run of 50 GTTs with pricing starting at $124,950. The original plan was to build 25 cars. Buyers can opt for three different models. The base GTT features Eibach coil-over suspension, Magnaflow exhaust, 22-inch wheels on 265/30 and 303/30 Pirelli P-Zero tires, and the body color of the customer's choice. All of the body panels, except the roof, are modified with cues from the...

  • New Guinness World Record for largest tire-mark image is set by a pair of Ford Mustangs
    Mustangs perform massive drift to set new Guinness record

    There's a new Guinness World Record for a category I'm pretty sure you never knew existed. It's for the Largest Tire-Mark Image, and it was just claimed by a pair of Ford Mustangs. The stunt went down in Saudi Arabia under the watchful eye of a Guinness official. The previous record took up a space...

  • 2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R
    Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 sticking around for 2018

    The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang is due to receive a mid-cycle update for the 2018 model year. Among the changes will be tweaks to the bumpers and the availability of a 10-speed automatic transmission. There is also a new range-topping model in the works expected to revive the Shelby GT500...

  • '2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500' shows up in Google search
    ‘2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500’ shows up as Ford website item in Google search

    Something interesting happens when you type “GT500” into Google’s search box. One of the first items to show up is “2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 | The Cobra of Performance Cars” as an item on Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] website. Clicking through the link...

  • Ford Shelby FP350S
    Ford Performance reveals track-only Shelby FP350S

    Looking for a turnkey race car to run in Trans Am, NASA, or SCCA? Look no further than your local Ford parts counter where you will soon be able to order up the Shelby FP350S. This Ford Performance product, which isn't legal for the street, was shown today at the 2016 Performance Racing Industry...

  • 2017 Ford Mustang Power Wheels
    Power Wheels Ford Mustang has traction and stability control

    Just in time for the holiday season, Fisher-Price has a new Power Wheels Mustang based on the sixth-generation version of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] icon. There’s no hulking V-8 under the hood as the car is battery-powered. But that’s where the similarities with Power Wheels of old...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is out testing prototypes for an updated version of the Mustang. The updates are part of a mid-cycle refresh for the sixth-generation car and are expected for the 2018 model year. Alleged dealership ordering information posted to the Mustang6G forums reveals a few new details and reaffirms some things we already knew. For starters, the car looks almost certain to be available with the 10-speed automatic transmission developed by Ford in partnership with General Motors Company [NYSE:GM]. Ford’s version of the quick-shifting transmission makes its debut in the...

  • 2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
    19-year-old Mustang driver hits 208 mph fleeing police

    Police chases often involve high speeds but rarely do we see reports of speeds in excess of 200 mph. But that’s exactly what happened last weekend in Oklahoma. Hector Fraire, aged just 19, was arrested on Saturday after a police chase in which his vehicle, a heavily modified 2011 Ford Motor...

  • 2017 Ford Mustang by Speedkore Performance Group, 2016 SEMA show
    Ford Mustang voted Hottest Coupe of 2016 SEMA show

    The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang on Tuesday was voted the Hottest Coupe at the 2016 SEMA show, edging out its Chevrolet Camaro arch rival as well as all other two-doors at the show. The Mustang is a perennial favorite in the tuning scene, and with good reason. The car’s affordable base...

  • 1966 Shelby GT350H owned by Carroll Shelby
    Carroll Shelby-owned 1966 Mustang GT350-H heads to auction

    The term Rent-A-Racer was used to describe a unique collaboration between Ford and Hertz that started in the 1960s. Working together with Carroll Shelby's Shelby American, all three companies came together to bring the world the 1966 Ford Shelby GT350-H. That H on the end stands for Hertz, and this...

  • 2017 Ford Mustang GT4 race car, 2016 SEMA show
    Ford unveils Mustang GT4 customer race car at 2016 SEMA show

    One of the most romantic dreams in sports car lore is the gentleman’s racer. This is a car that can be driven for all your day-to-day needs and then on the weekends taken to the track, fitted with a more aggressive set of tires and transformed into a competitive racing machine. The current...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang by Hurst/Kenne Bell, 2016 SEMA show
    Hurst and Kenne Bell team up for 750-hp SEMA Mustang

    Hurst has teamed up with Kenne Belle to create a massively powerful Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang for the glitzy lights of Las Vegas. This is a show car for this week's SEMA, and it's packing a serious amount of "Go" under its hood. That's because if you lifted that hood you'd find a...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang GTT by Zero to 60 Designs, 2016 SEMA show

    The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT and Mustang are impressive cars in their own right, but one tuner has decided to join elements from each to create a mashup that we’re sure will leave opinions divided. The tuner is Corona, California-based Zero to 60 Designs, and at the upcoming 2016 SEMA show it will present the Ford Mustang GTT. That extra “T” signifies that this is a tribute car, in this case a tribute to the new GT. Elements designed to mimic the Ford supercar include the bumpers, hood vents, side sills, taillights and rear diffuser. Sadly, it doesn’t have the...

  • 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang
    Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 hit with a recall

    Apparently it's not just Corvette Z06 owners who feel the heat. Those lucky souls who purchased the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 might be interested in taking a spin back to their dealerships. That's because the high-performance Mustang has been hit with a recall notice. According to NHTSA, the issue...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr in his Forever Drift at Catalunya
    Vaughn Gittin, Jr. lays down massive drift at Catalunya

    Vaughn Gittin, Jr. has a serious amount of control over his Ford Mustang RTR. That RTR stands for Ready to Rock, and that's what Gittin gets to doing. In this video, he's brought the Mustang out to Barcelona, Spain's famed Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and he wants to do what he does best. That...

  • 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR Twin Turbo
    Ken Block to take on Pikes Peak with 1,400-hp Hoonicorn RTR

    Ken Block earlier in October unveiled a new twin-turbocharged version of his Hoonicorn RTR, a 1965 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang modified to go sideways at high speeds. We now know what the rally driver needed those massive blowers for. He’s taking the Hoonicorn RTR Twin Turbo up to the...

  • Ken Block's Hoonicorn V2 1965 Ford Mustang
    Ken Block's V2 Hoonicorn Mustang packs 1,400 wild horses

    Ken Block's original "Hoonicorn" 1965 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang (shown below) was the star of his Gymkhana Seven video. At the time, the naturally aspirated V-8 made about 850 horsepower. Now it's time for version two of the Hoonicorn and the power now exceeds 1,400 horses. A pair of...

  • 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 HPE800 by Hennessey Performance
    Hennessey’s supercharged Shelby GT350 sounds seriously mean

    Buy a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang Shelby GT350, get Hennessey Performance to install its HPE800 supercharger package on it, and you’re instantly the biggest badass on the block. Don’t believe us? Just hit play on that video above. Make sure to dial the volume down first, though...

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